Rattlesnake National Recreation Area
|Rattlesnake National Recreation Area|
|Location||Missoula County, Montana, USA|
|Nearest city||Missoula, Montana|
|Area||28,000 acres (113.31 km2)|
|Established||October 19, 1980|
|Governing body||United States Forest Service|
Rattlesnake National Recreation Area is a United States National Recreation Area located 4 miles (6.4 kilometers) north of Missoula, Montana in the Rattlesnake Creek drainage area. It is administered by the Lolo National Forest and is adjacent to the Rattlesnake Wilderness. Both the recreation area and the wilderness area were established by the U.S. Congress on October 19, 1980.
There are more than 73 miles of hiking trails in the recreation area many of which are also open to horseback riders, mountain bikers, and cross-country skiers.
- "Rattlesnake National Recreation Area brochure". Lolo National Forest, U.S. Forest Service. Archived from the original on 2009-05-10.
- "Rattlesnake National Recreation Area & Wilderness". Lolo National Forest, U.S. Forest Service.
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