Tenmile Creek Park


Tenmile Creek Park is Prickly Pear Land Trust’s park for you–whether you are an aspiring angler, a bike commuter or someone who wants a flat, accessible place to recreate – there is something for everyone! Comprising 180 acres of former ranchland, this property was acquired by PPLT with the goal of connecting the people of our community to the local landscape and environment. Tenmile Creek Park creates this connection by providing three miles of trail accessible to people of all abilities, creek access to Helena’s primary water source, and commuter routes to the V.A. Hospital and Fort Harrison.

Tenmile Creek Park is located at 1505 Williams St., Helena, MT.

Directions: As you are head west out of Helena, turn right (North) onto Williams Street and follow it around until you see the fenced parking area on the east side of the road.

Rules and Regulations:

Have any questions or comments? Want to volunteer at the park? Contact Project Manager Nate Kopp at [email protected] or call the office at (406)442-0490

Peaks to Creeks Land Purchase

Tenmile Creek Park was made possible only through the original “Peaks to Creeks” land deal, which resulted in the perpetual protection of both the Sevenmile Creek and Tenmile Creek properties. For purchasing these critical 558 acres of community ground, we thank you!

Army Compatible Use Buffer program

The Conservation Fund

Lewis and Clark County Open Space Bond program

Funders of Tenmile Creek Park

Park improvements, trails, and amenities are made possible by:

Recreational Trails Program

Growing Friends

Anonymous Private Donors

Anonymous Foundation

Thoresen Foundation

Spring Meadow Resources (Donated Trail Easement)

PPLT Goes to Washington for Community Partnership Award

In December of 2019 PPLT received a 2019 Army Community Partnership Award at the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes.


An excerpt from PPLT's 2019 Fall Newsletter highlighting the partnership with the VA and the many uses for community conservation projects like Tenmile Creek Park

Tenmile Partnership Makes for an Improved Park

Spring Meadow Lake State Park has expanded their management to include some of our day-to-day operations at Tenmile Creek Park.

To help the park become more accessible, sustainable, and fun, please consider donating or volunteering with Prickly Pear Land Trust.