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Pioneer Mountain Wilderness Area

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Beautiful Ride!

This is one of the prettiest drives anywhere! Just leave Dillon, Montana south on I-15 about 5... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
Jim W
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Hamilton, Montana
Pioneer Mountains

A wonderful place to visit in all seasons. There is a ski resort, and hot springs, Crystal Park... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2016
Debby G
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Bullhead City, Arizona
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is one of the prettiest drives anywhere! Just leave Dillon, Montana south on I-15 about 5 miles to Montana 278 west. About 25 miles west on 278 you will come to the Pioneer Scenic Highway turnoff to the right. You are on your way...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Jim W
Reviewed 13 June 2016

A wonderful place to visit in all seasons. There is a ski resort, and hot springs, Crystal Park (summer) and fantastic scenery. Easy access.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Debby G
Reviewed 12 June 2016

When you are near Dillon or Butte, consider to travel the Pioneer Mountains scenic byway. It takes you through the Pioneer Mountains. You will experience the breath taking beauty of the area (views, trees, flowers etc.), inviting you to hike a trail. The road is...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Took wilderness drive, scenic and quiet. Saw moose, elk, antelope, mule deer which my husband who is a hunter enjoyed. Stopped and hiked 2 miles at Coolidge, and old ghost town, kids enjoyed, nice break, a lot of buildings deteriorated. Also hiked to Sawtooth lake...More

Date of experience: August 2015
3  Thank Jessie L
Reviewed 15 October 2013

Access to strictly defined wilderness does begin here, preferably with good maps/gear/experience. But for those of us who love our forest, mountains, snow, skiing and hot springs a little nearer a paved roadway, it is still a wonderfully "wild" area. Yes, you will see cattle...More

Date of experience: May 2013
4  Thank Grasshopp
Reviewed 16 April 2013

Not sure why this is called a wilderness area, especially since it has been mined, timbered and lived on for well over 120 years. Roads cut through all parts of this "wilderness" area, and most of the local residents like it that way. People living...More

Date of experience: April 2013
5  Thank Walter L
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