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Limekiln Trailhead and Hiking
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 hiking trails that is close to Lewistown. A portion of the trail is closed due to damage by downed timber during a severe wind event. At the trailhead, there is room for parking vehicles near the vault toilet. The hike to Lewistown Overlook is approximately 4.5 miles out and back. And the hike to Burnett Peak/New Year Peak is approximately 7 miles out and back.
- Horseback riding
- Wildlife viewing
Limekiln Trailhead is less than 10 miles from Main Street Lewistown.
Heading from the East on US-87, take the 1st right onto Marcella Avenue. Marcella Avenue becomes Rifle Range Road (most of the road from this point is unpaved). Stay on this road for about 3.3 miles. Turn right onto Lime Kiln Road. Lime Kiln Road is about 2.3 miles and heads right into the Limekiln Trailhead. (follow BLM signs)
Heading from the West, keep left on US-87 truck bypass heading into Lewistown, MT. Then turn left onto US-191. Stay on US-191 for 1.6 miles and then turn right onto Lime Kiln Rd. Arrive at Limekiln Trailhead 5.6 miles down the road. (follow BLM signs)
Heading from the North on US-191, take a left onto Lime Kiln Rd. (Lime Kiln Road is about 12.5 miles from Hilger). Arrive at Limekiln Trailhead 5.6 miles down the road. (follow BLM signs)
Central Montana District Office
Lewistown Field Office
920 NE Main
Lewistown, MT 59457