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      Sage desert riding in the giant channels and scablands left by the ice age Missoula Floods. Mind boggling scenery. Often snow-free in the winter, this place is blazing hot in the summer and trails tend to become loose and sandy.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: No
      AKA: Potholes
      Parking google parking directions
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 8
      • 12
      • 13
      • 9
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of Apr 12, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      44
      Trails Mountain Bike
      44
      Trails E-Bike
      17
      Trails Hike
      44
      Trails Trail Running
      44
      Total Distance
      52 miles
      Total Descent
      4,396 ft
      Total Vertical
      815 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,398 ft
      Reports
      250
      Photos
      153
      Ridden Counter
      2,439

      Photos of Ancient Lakes Mountain Bike

      trail: Gorge Bound
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      Sep 24, 2022 @ 1:42pm
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      trail: Gorge Bound
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      Sep 24, 2022 @ 1:42pm
      2 days
      trail: Gorge Bound
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      Sep 24, 2022 @ 1:42pm
      2 days
      trail: Gorge Bound
      1 |
      Sep 24, 2022 @ 1:42pm
      2 days
      trail: Lakes
      4 |
      Jun 13, 2022 @ 7:49am
      Jun 13, 2022
      trail: Lakes
      23 |
      Jun 13, 2022 @ 7:49am
      Jun 13, 2022
      trail: River stroll
      12 |
      Jun 12, 2022 @ 7:30pm
      Jun 12, 2022
      trail: River stroll
      11 |
      Jun 12, 2022 @ 7:30pm
      Jun 12, 2022

      Videos of Ancient Lakes Mountain Bike

      Ancient Lakes Descent Trail MTB
      2:55 | 334 | Mar 10, 2021 , Quincy
      First Bikepacking trip at Ancient lake with...

      9:38 | 149 | Nov 9, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Rim Job
      Jul 6, 2022 @ 2:32pm
      Jul 6, 2022
      DryBeware: the bad patch of poison ivy is...brentbinge
      Northback
      Jul 6, 2022 @ 2:28pm
      Jul 6, 2022
      DryPrimarily a horse trail that is pretty...brentbinge
      Double Track
      May 24, 2022 @ 11:13am
      May 24, 2022
      Dry One mile of this trail that crosses...JustinVP
      unknown
      May 14, 2022 @ 11:18am
      May 14, 2022
      DryHike bfeucht
      Gorge Climb
      Apr 2, 2022 @ 8:23pm
      Apr 2, 2022
      Drybizango-x
      Upper Mesa
      Apr 2, 2022 @ 8:21pm
      Apr 2, 2022
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      Roundabout
      Apr 2, 2022 @ 8:18pm
      Apr 2, 2022
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      Climbing route
      Apr 2, 2022 @ 8:17pm
      Apr 2, 2022
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      Connector
      Apr 2, 2022 @ 8:17pm
      Apr 2, 2022
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      Vantage - Trinidad
      Apr 2, 2022 @ 8:16pm
      Apr 2, 2022
      DryGood shape.bizango-x

      Activity Feed

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      user #1272201Sotobashiaddphoto in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and 3 more
      Sep 24, 2022 @ 1:42pm
      2 days
      user #1331518RKWvotetrailSOS
      Sep 7, 2022 @ 10:11am
      Sep 7, 2022
      user #1393743ataylor76wishlisttrailWaterfall trail and 2 more
      Aug 31, 2022 @ 8:56pm
      Aug 31, 2022
      user #3108390jeffreyvhirschwishlistrouteAncient Lakes Loop
      Jul 17, 2022 @ 9:22am
      Jul 17, 2022
      user #1646899brentbingeaddreportNorthback and 1 more
      Jul 6, 2022 @ 2:28pm
      Jul 6, 2022

      Recent Comments

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      user #1444737climbingjtrailLOLHoly shit! This is no joke. By the way, there...
      Jun 18, 2022 @ 7:00pm
      Jun 18, 2022
      user #19739611385lookouttrailDouble TrackI rode down to the waterfall on an unmarked...
      Jun 16, 2022 @ 5:37pm
      Jun 16, 2022
      user #19739611385lookouttrailRiver strollI rode this north to south and it is...
      Jun 12, 2022 @ 7:27pm
      Jun 12, 2022
      user #19739611385lookouttrailNorthbackThis is a little used but enjoyable Trail on...
      Jun 11, 2022 @ 4:51pm
      Jun 11, 2022
      user #1661769GoobersmcgeetrailThree little lakesDo not ride - trail is blocked by bog on Rim...
      May 31, 2022 @ 7:36pm
      May 31, 2022

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Wild Horse Wind Facility 4 4 114.8 km
      Upper Naneum Ridge Recreation Area 119.7 km
      Naneum Ridge State Forest 7 8 120.6 km
      Beezley Hill 6 20 520.9 km
      Squilchuck State Park 9 5 123.3 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike4452 miles4,396 ft21 miles814 ft
      #2,889#1,4441532505706
      E-Bike1718 miles928 ft6 miles515 ft
      17211
      Hike4452 miles4,396 ft21 miles814 ft
      #2,268#1,29424566
      Trail Running4452 miles4,396 ft21 miles814 ft
      #2,275#1,29524555
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