Marshall Canyon, Plum Creek Road, & Marshall Ski Area Trails
Starting Location: This trail is a loop that begins at the intersection of Marshall Canyon Road and Highway 10/12, one mile east of East Missoula. A pullout for parking is available on the northeast section of the intersection. Head north up the Marshall Canyon road about 1.5 miles, then turn left onto a Plum Creek logging road. Proceed up this road about 3 miles until you come to an intersection near the top, then turn right and proceed down a long winding trail that comes out at the bottom up Marshall Ski Area. Enter onto the Marshall Canyon road and follow it back to the parking area.
Distance: 9.83 miles
Cumulative Elevation Gain: 2064 feet
Moving Time: about 1 hour 15 minutes
Type of Trail: single track, logging road, paved road
Climb Difficulty (scale 1 to 6): 4.2 ft/mile x 100