Most of the major Bitterroot canyons offer reasonably good trails leading to specific destinations and turnaround points. Not so with Sawtooth Creek. It is an unusually rugged trail beyond the first several miles, with numerous rocks, roots, and brush crowding the trail. The upper reaches of the drainage are very lightly used and free of the crowds that tend to congregate elsewhere in the Bitterroots. The stream itself offers good fishing for small cutthroat trout in its many beaver ponds and pools. Highlights: A long and lightly used streamside retreat, well maintained in its lower miles but very rough in its upper reaches.
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Trail Statistics & Information
|Elevation Gain||1,870 ft|
|Season||Best July through September|
|Trailhead Elevation||4,200 ft|
|Top Elevation||5,900 ft|
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