Limekiln Trailhead

Limekiln Trailhead

Limekiln Trailhead is a recreation site in the Judith Mountains maintained by the BLM with cooperation of private landowners. The trailhead offers access to BLM trails close to Lewistown. It is also close to the Judith Mountain Lodge. 


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Primary Activities


Limekiln Overlook Trail

This trail treats you to a view of Lewistown and the surrounding countryside at the top. 

Length: 4.5 miles out-and-back 

Difficulty: Moderate

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Burnett Peak/New Year Peak Trail (Limekiln Loop)

This loop can be done either clockwise or counter-clockwise. When hiking counterclockwise, the first 1.5 miles are uphill and challenging, the middle 3 miles are mostly flat and scenic, and the final 1.5 miles are downhill.

Length: 7 miles round-trip

Elevation Gain: 1,292 ft

Difficulty: Moderate

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Both hiking trails can be biked (singletrack). There are some great sections of fast downhill. 

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Horseback Riding

Either trail may be used for horseback riding. Water for horses is available in the creek near the trailhead. 

How to Get There

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