Montana Official State Travel Site

Laughing Water Creek Ski Trail

Mailing Address: Kootenai National Forest
PO Box 116
Fortine, MT 59918

Laughing Water Creek Ski Trail, which leads to Martin Lake, is an ideal tour for beginners and offers a good view of the Tobacco Valley and Salish Mountains. There is also a good view of the Whitefish Range. There are a number of connecting trails available if snow conditions are favorable; up to an additional 11 miles. Length: 4.4 miles Trail Begins: Road 7008 adjacent to Murphy Lake Ranger Station Trail Ends: Martin Lake Area Map: Kootenai National Forest Visitors Map USGS Map1: Stryker Township 35N, Range 25W, Section 33

Season and Hours of Operation:
Season: 12/15 - 4/1

(SHOW DETAIL...) Services Offered:
(SHOW DETAIL...) Activities Offered:
cross-country skiing
ice fishing

Special Directions
Turn right on Laughing Water Road 7008, 0.2 mile north of the Murphy Lake Ranger Station. Follow approximately 0.5 miles to the trailhead.


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