Elk Park Scenic Drive


Butte ,Helena Area

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Drive 1. From Butte, take Interstate 15 north to Helena to the Elk Park exit, turn left off the exit ramp and drive west on Forest Service Road #442 past Sheepshead Recreation Area for approximately ten miles where the road connects to Forest Service Road #82 and continue out to Interstate 15 at the Bernice interchange. The drive will take you down through an old mining area where you can view tailings from past mining operations. This drive will take approximately one and a half to two hours to complete. Passenger cars can travel this road during the summer.

Drive 2. Take Interstate 15 north to Helena, exit at Elk Park, and continue on Forest Service Road #442 for six miles until it intersects with Forest Service Road #9485. Take #9485 approximately 15 miles where it will join Road #85 and return to Interstate 90 at the Rocker interchange. The drive will take approximately one and a half to two hours to complete. Passenger cars can travel this road during the summer.

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