Rock Creek Scenic Drive


Philipsburg 59858,Butte Area,Granite County

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Scenic DrivesFishing/ Fishing Access SitesBird and Wildlife Viewing
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From Philipsburg, head north one-half mile to Montana Highway 348 and continue on 348 for approximately 14 miles. Take Forest Service Road #102 along Rock Creek for approximately 35 miles where it will end at the Rock Creek interchange on Interstate 90. From there you are 25 miles from Missoula or 24 miles from Drummond where you can exit and take Montana Highway 1 back to Philipsburg, 27 miles from Drummond. The drive is very scenic and provides excellent fishing opportunities along Rock Creek, a blue ribbon trout stream. There are wildlife viewing opportunities for moose, bighorn sheep, and elk. The road is maintained and will accommodate two-wheel vehicles during the summer. The road is generally open from mid-May through mid-September depending on snow conditions.

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