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Trout Creek, Montana Information

Trout Creek, Montana is situated in the Clark Fork River Valley approximately 115 miles NW of Missoula, and 65 miles East of Sandpoint, Idaho. With it's friendly people and small town charm, Trout Creek is an oasis of Montana hospitality. The surrounding scenery is fantastic and attracts browsing wildlife, while the rushing mountain streams and sparkling blue alpine lakes are purely exhilarating. Trout Creek is surrounded by millions of acres of Montana National Forest providing endless recreation opportunities for camping, wild life viewing, berry & mushroom picking, and much more! The Clark Fork River, a tributary of the Columbia runs the length of the Valley in Sanders County. The sparkling waters of the Clark Fork River are full of trout and bass, and the river is great for water sports with three reservoirs open to the public. The county encompasses the cabinet Mountain Wilderness, as well as three national forests. Within close proximity are Glacier National Park, the Ross Creek Giant Cedars, Grave's Creek Falls, Lake Pend Oreille, and many more 'outdoor enthusiasts' attractions. This quiet portion of Montana with its lush green Valleys, rugged mountains, lakes and clear rushing streams, offer a lifestyle of tranquility away from the centers of large industry, congestion, and pollution.

real estate aerialTrout Creek offers many of the services of a large center with a nice selection of businesses and unique shops. Known as the Huckleberry Capital of the world, Trout Creek is home to the Huckleberry Thicket, a family owned business/restaurant that serves great food and sells just about any huckleberry product you can imagine. Another popular stop, The 'Naughty' Pine bar/restaurant, has the best fried halibut around, as well as a large selection of additional scrumptious menu items. A variety of other small town businesses make Trout Creek their home, including 2 motels, 5 restaurants, 2 gas stations, 2 convenience/grocery stores, and more! Just 15-20 away in Thompson Falls, you also have access to Harvest Foods for those bigger grocery shopping trips.

Trout Creek Scenic HwyQuaint Communities lie nestled in the valleys and along the banks of both the Clark Fork River and the Flathead River close enough for comfort yet far enough apart to feel uncrowded. Realty Northwest is proud to offer a variety of Montana real estate in these communities, as well as several communities in Lincoln & Mineral Counties.

Please refer to the table below for a list of Services & Amenities available in the Sanders County Area. Trout Creek area services are highlighted in Red. For info on other NW Montana towns, please see our Living in Montana page.


On average, the warmest month is July. The highest recorded temperature was 107°F in 1961. The average coolest month is January.
The lowest recorded temperature was -30°F in 1990. The maximum average precipitation occurs in December.
While areas of western Sanders County receive in excess of 36" average annual precipitation, the eastern communities of the county may experience less than 10", making them fairly arid. The wettest area of Montana, and the driest area of Montana, are both located within Sanders County!

Month Avg. High Avg. Low Mean Avg. Precip Record High Record Low
January 35°F 22°F 28°F 2.59 in. 58°F (1989) -22°F (1979)
February 43°F 25°F 34°F 2.04 in. 71°F (1995) -16°F (1956)
March 52°F 29°F 41°F 1.78 in. 80°F (2004) -5°F (1956)
April 63°F 34°F 48°F 1.51 in. 93°F (1987) 15°F (2002)
May 71°F 41°F 56°F 2.27 in. 99°F (1986) 24°F (1972)
June 78°F 47°F 63°F 2.17 in. 100°F (2003) 32°F (2002)
July 88°F 51°F 69°F 1.22 in. 106°F (1994) 35°F (1971)
August 88°F 50°F 69°F 1.22 in. 107°F (1961) 32°F (1965)
September 77°F 42°F 60°F 1.20 in. 105°F (1988) 20°F (1985)
October 61°F 35°F 48°F 1.66 in. 88°F (1987) -2°F (2002)
November 43°F 29°F 36°F 2.66 in. 74°F (1999) -13°F (1959)
December 35°F 23°F 29°F 2.75 in. 58°F (1965) -30°F (1990)

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