Mullan Road—Paved Driving Route

The Drive

  • Length: 678 miles
  • Paved roads

This map helps you drive the route of the old Mullan Road from Walla Walla, Washington to Fort Benton, Montana using paved roads. You are sometimes very close to the original Mullan tread. At other times, the closest paved route will be many miles away from the historic route. In all cases, this tour utilizes routes that spark the historic imagination.

If you are willing to drive gravel and dirt roads, use the Tours and Hikes found on this website to experience a more authentic Mullan Military Road experience.

Link to a graph showing large elevation changes on the route

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