Primitive trailhead with access to north end of motorized Grizzly-Helena Trail as well as Mount Zirkel Wilderness. This trailhead is managed by the Parks Ranger District and is located in the Mount Zirkel/Parks Area.
Directions from Walden: Head north on Highway 125 for 9 miles to Cowdrey. Turn left at Cowdrey onto County Road 6W for 18 miles to Pearl. Take Forest Road 600 for 6 miles to the Big Creek Lakes Recreation Area. Turn left over the bridge on Forest Road 660 driving approximately 3 1/2 miles to the Helena Trailhead with the parking located on the right hand side.