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Address: Off Highway 296, Cooke City, MT

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Lovely spot just north of Cooke City

In prior trips to the Cooke City area, I overlooked Clarks Fork. But on my recent trip, I discovered the lovely picnic area and trail to Kersey Lake. Even if you just want to... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2016
Hanover, Pennsylvania
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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

In prior trips to the Cooke City area, I overlooked Clarks Fork. But on my recent trip, I discovered the lovely picnic area and trail to Kersey Lake. Even if you just want to drive in and look around, there is a very nice waterfall within a few short steps. The area is a known moose and bear habitat, so... More 

Thank Becki1006
Northbridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2014

Easy to find, ample parking, pretty location, trail maintained OK, not too strenuous - nice place for a picnic lunch.

3 Thank Matthew F
St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2014

The trail begins relatively clear with signs and a boardwalk leading you to a the remains of an old Power Plant next to (the best part) a loud waterfall! It was breathtaking (and mildly scary) walking across the bridge the leads you right over the falls. BUT THEN SNOW HAPPENED As beginner hikers, we were trying to get to Kersey... More 

2 Thank Pyra-Danny
Roscoe, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2013

The Beartooth Plateau, within the Absarokee Beartooth Wilderness area, Is not a well kept secret to experienced hikers. In the heat of the summer the trail is heavily traveled. It runs from a trailhead just N of the HWY 212 and E of Cooke City to a trailhead at the USFS campground at Alpine MT, aka East Rosebud Lake. It... More 

3 Thank CARL C
Auburn, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2013

Bring mosquito dope. No fish there...so don't waste your time! Beautiful spot to visit though! Waterfalls are incredible. Trail is new with good signage.

Thank Suzanna J
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2012

This is a very nice, scenic, easy trail. Small stream with a dramatic waterfall. You are in grizzly country, so be bear aware. Nice place to picnic and take photos.

1 Thank Tntravlers4

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