Willow Creek Falls 3.2 miles Moderately Easy
A short day hike with vantage points of several falls. This trail starts near the entrance to Rising Ranch and follows along the Willow Creek, crossing in several times. The trail soon reaches the foot of the mountains and climbs upward to reach the lower falls. The trail continues up the rocky face reaching two more falls and a meadow at the top of the ridge.
Take I-15 North from Great Falls 20.4 miles to exit 290. Take Montana 200/US 89 North 20.4 miles merging slightly right onto Montana 21 West. Turn left onto US 287 and travel 1.3 miles to Augusta. From Augusta, take the Benchmark road west about 13.4 miles. Turn right onto Beaver-Willow Road and follow for 1.2 miles before turning left onto Forest Road 3318 which is not maintained. Travel one mile to the parking area.