Best Hikes in Cooke City, MT

Location: Beartooth Mountain, MT & WY

Cooke City Hiking Trails

Lonesome Mountain from Becker Lake

Becker and Albino Lakes

Distance: 5.0 - 12.2 miles (Round Trip)

The Beartooths is blessed with great day hikes but none can complete with the scenic beauty of the hike to Becker and Albino Lakes, where a succession of beautiful lakes and photogenic meadows serve up stunning views of the Beartooth Plateau’s high peaks and rugged landscapes.

Upper Sheepherder Lake and Peak 11,701-ft.

Sheepherder Lakes

Distance: 4.2 - 6.3 miles (Round Trip)

This little known hike travels through lovely meadows to seven scenic lakes along the east side of the Beartooth Plateau. The hike follows use/social trails and then travels cross country. Route finding skills and a map are essential.

Horseshoe Lake

Beartooth Lakes Loop

Distance: 7.8 miles (Round Trip)

This beautiful trail visits six scenic lakes, travels through meadows awash in wildflowers and features fine views of Beartooth Butte, Lonesome Mountain and the high ridges towering above the east side of the Beartooth Plateau.

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