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Trout Creek, Montana - Huckleberry Capital

Scenery you'll change states for. . . Nestled in the Clark Fork River Valley, Trout Creek, Montana is approximately 115 miles northwest of Missoula, and 66 miles East of Sandpoint, Idaho. Loaded with small town charm and friendly people, Trout Creek seems an oasis of Montanan hospitality. The scenery is fantastic, attracting browsing wildlife, while rushing mountain streams and crystal clear blue alpine lakes are exhilarating. Trout Creek is neighbored by millions of National Forest owned acres, providing recreation opportunities extraordinaire for camping, wildlife viewing, berry and mushroom picking, and much more! The Clark Fork River, tributary of the Columbia winds the length of the valley that is Sanders County. The gentle waters of the Clark Fork River are habit for trout and bass, and great for water sports with three public reservoirs. Sanders County encompasses The Cabinet Mountain Wilderness and three national forests. Day trips would be Glacier National Park, The Ross Creek Cedars, Grave's Creek Falls, Lake Pend Oreille, and many more 'outdoor enthusiasts' attractions. This peaceful portion of Montana with its lush valleys, majestic mountains, clear lakes and clean rushing streams, offers a tranquil lifestyle away from industry, congestion and pollution.

real estate aerialTrout Creek's services are those of a large center with unique shops and small businesses. Self-proclaimed Huckleberry Capital of The World, Trout Creek's own Huckleberry Thicket, a family-owned business/restaurant, serves great food and sells nearly any huckleberry product you can envision. The 'Naughty' Pine Bar/Restaurant, serves the best fried halibut around and a large selection of additional tasty treats. Various other small town stores make Trout Creek home, including two motels, five restaurants, two gas stations, two convenience/grocery stores, and more! Only 15-20 away is Thompson Falls, and access to Harvest Foods for those bigger grocery shopping needs.

Trout Creek Scenic HwyQuaint communities lie tucked away in the valleys and settled along the banks of both the Clark Fork River and the Flathead River. These towns are close enough for comfort, but far enough apart for an uncrowded atmosphere. Realty Northwest proudly represents Montana real estate in these communities, as well as communities in Lincoln and Mineral counties of Northwest Montana.

Refer to the Services List for services and amenities available in Sanders County. Highlighted in red are Trout Creek services. For information on other Northwest Montana towns, please visit

  • 1145+- Acres
  • 1970 4000 s. f. Home
  • 2004 2400 s. f. Home
  • 120x30 Hayshed & Leanto
  • 3 Car Garage/Heated Shop
  • 20x120 Calving Shed/ Heated Building
  • Machinery Storage Shed
  • 2 Grain Storage Buildings
  • Corrals, scale, cow and calf squeeze chutes
  • 3 Livestock Shelter Bldgs
  • Topography Map
  • Flood Plain Map
  • Aerial Map
  • Water Claims


Trout Creek is home to many Northwest Regional bass tournaments per year, The Huckleberry Festival, vacation homes to Missoula, Montana and Spokane, Washington residents and water enthusiasts! An amazingly beautiful recreational paradise in Northwest Montana that is virtually undiscovered. Visit and decide for yourself.