Section 15: Chico Hot Springs

Mill Creek on the Montana Trail
Credit: Not Guilty

Endpoints: Chico Hot Springs – Livingston

Length: 61 miles

Description: This section starts at Chico Hot Springs with a short road walk west to the East Fork of Mill Creek entering the Absaroka Beartooth Wilderness. The trail then turns north over Mill Creek Pass (9403-ft) and proceeds down the West Fork of the Boulder River to West Boulder Cabin. It turns northwest to pass close to the summit of Livingston Peak before descending sharply into Livingston. Permits are not required. Water is plentiful on most of this section.