Packer Creek Trail-USFS Trail No_ 266
Location: Forest road #228
End Location: C C Divide trail #404
Area: West End (St.Regis River Valley)
Legal Description: Township 20N; Range 31W; Section 35
Take the Haugan Exit on I-90. Take the East Fork of Packer Creek Road for 2 miles to the junction with Tar Box Mine Road. Turn north and travel 1.3 miles to the end of the road at the mine elevator. Park in the parking area and wade across the creek to the trailhead.
The primary use on this trail is hunting. There's an outfitter camp about 3 miles in. It's not advisable to drink the water in the area of Tar Box Mine until rehabilitation if finished, due to tailing contamination. The trail crosses four creeks which dry up in the summer. Bring Water. This is an access to the C.C. Divide Trail also.
Topo View - Packer Creek Trail-USFS Trail No_ 266
Photo View - Packer Creek Trail-USFS Trail No_ 266