4.4 miles
Distance
265 ft
Climb
-2,067 ft
Descent
00:35:31
Avg time

Emerald Lake Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    June-September
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #7058
  • Land Manager
    Custer Gallatin National Forest

This out and back trail climbs steadily over roots and rocks before committing to a series of switchbacks eventually depositing you at Emerald Lake which is situated at the head of a stunning alpine basin. Retrace your route enjoying the full range of trail surfaces from the rough upper sections to the flowy forested floor of the lower canyon. **FYI** This trail is subject to the Trail Timeshare plan which prohibits mountain bike use on Sundays and Mondays between July 16 and September 5.

Access Info

The trailhead can be found at the end of the east fork road of hyalite canyon.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Emerald Lake mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,801 ft
  • Altitude min
    1.3 miles
  • Altitude max
    1.7 miles
  • Altitude start
    1.7 miles
  • Altitude end
    1.3 miles
  • Grade
    -7.701%
  • Grade max
    -37.726%
  • Grade min
    31.935%
  • Distance climb
    3,809 ft
  • Distance down
    3.5 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,203 ft
  • Avg time
    00:35:31
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Avg: 4.5 (2 votes)

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