Falls Motel - Thompson Falls, MT, 59873, United States

Top 3 Family Lake Hikes in Sanders County

  • Revett Lake Waterfall

Revett Lake Hike
Distance: 1.5 miles (3 there and back)
Description: Well used family & dog friendly trail. Waterfall, lots of shaded sections, well maintained, great views.
Directions: From Thompson Falls drive west to Thompson Pass Road/Hwy 471. Turn south. Drive to the top of Thompson Pass. There is a parking lot at the pass, the road to the trailhead is at the back of this lot. The road is 1 mile. There is parking at the trailhead.

  • Cliffs along trail to Cabin Lake

Cabin Lake Hike
Distance: 2.5 (5 miles there and back)
Description: Well traveled family and dog friendly hike. June time lots of blooming bear grass. Potential to see Mountain Goats. Beautiful fishable lake. 
Directions: From the Falls Motel, R- Highway 200 – drive 5 miles east
L – Thompson River Road, approximately 6 miles (mostly paved road)
L – West Fork Thompson River Road No. 603, you’ll see a sign directing you to Cabin Lake and Four Lakes Trailhead
Drive 8 miles, well used gravelly dirt road
There is good parking at the trailhead. There is also a vault toilet available here.

  • Elk Lake

Elk Lake Hike
Distance: 1.5 miles (3 miles there and back).
Description: Well maintained, family and dog friendly trail that steadily climbs to a gorgeous mountain lake. Bear grass, fishing and a great place for a picnic.
Directions: From the Falls Motel, Drive west on Highway 200 through Trout Creek. At mile marker 28 go right on Blue Slide Rd. Follow road 4 miles to Vermillion River Rd. No. 154. At milepost 10-11take Sims Creek Rd 2232 approx. 3 miles to the Trailhead #882.
NOTE: The drive to the trailhead requires high clearance 4-wheel drive vehicle. 

Falls Motel
112 Gallatin Street South
Thompson Falls, MT, 59873, United States
Call: (406) 827-3559
(406) 827-3107


Falls Motel, Thompson Falls, Montana

Our 23 room classic motel with all the modern updates is at home in what is fondly referred to as Glacier Country. Encompassing the western most region of Montana, Glacier Country - named after Glacier National Park, offers a wide range of activities, history, scenic drives, rivers to fish and places to simply hang out. Come visit us and see what we have to offer!