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      The Big Belt Mountain Range has many non-motorized trails including those around Bilk Mountain, Boulder Baldy, and Mount Edith. The land is nearly all Helena National Forest.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      Land Status: National Forest
      Land Manager: USFS
      Bilk Mountain Trailhead (USFS) google parking directions
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 6
      • 19
      • 5
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Oct 31, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      31
      Trails Mountain Bike
      31
      Trails E-Bike
      10
      Trails Hike
      30
      Trails Trail Running
      27
      Trails Horse
      24
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      10
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      7
      Trails Snowshoe
      23
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      22
      Trails Nordic Ski
      23
      Total Distance
      130 miles
      Total Descent
      19,236 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,987 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,936 ft
      Reports
      49
      Photos
      17
      Ridden Counter
      46

      Photos of Big Belts Mountain Bike

      29 |
      Feb 25, 2021 @ 5:54pm
      Feb 25, 2021
      20 |
      Feb 25, 2021 @ 5:54pm
      Feb 25, 2021
      19 |
      Feb 25, 2021 @ 5:54pm
      Feb 25, 2021
      trail: Hunters Gulch
      27 |
      Oct 9, 2020 @ 9:59pm
      Oct 9, 2020
      trail: Hunters Gulch
      37 |
      May 23, 2020 @ 10:16am
      May 23, 2020
      trail: Hunters Gulch
      38 |
      May 23, 2020 @ 10:15am
      May 23, 2020
      trail: Hunters Gulch
      48 |
      May 23, 2020 @ 10:15am
      May 23, 2020
      trail: Hunters Gulch
      42 |
      May 23, 2020 @ 10:15am
      May 23, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2149446KsnavelyriddentrailBilk Mountain
      May 10, 2022 @ 7:23pm
      May 10, 2022
      user #2855390rkm3wishlisttrailSpruce Creek
      Apr 7, 2022 @ 11:35am
      Apr 7, 2022
      user #2346052jeffgullriddentrailBilk Mountain
      Feb 27, 2022 @ 7:33pm
      Feb 27, 2022
      user #1900847BradC56wishlisttrailBilk Mountain
      Dec 7, 2021 @ 1:58am
      Dec 7, 2021
      user #902514trailforksaddreportBelt Mountain Divide Middle and 10 more
      Oct 31, 2021 @ 6:35pm
      Oct 31, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2537018markeggetrailCave RidgeTypical motorized nonsense: straight up or...
      Jun 13, 2021 @ 7:44am
      Jun 13, 2021
      user #1327037gjwtrailNever SweatHard uphill mostly hike with loose rocks that...
      Dec 9, 2020 @ 4:21pm
      Dec 9, 2020
      user #2125509ClairepennelltrailCave RidgeThis isn’t a bike trail it’s a four wheel...
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 4:10pm
      Aug 8, 2020
      user #1327037gjwtrailBelt Mountain Divide SouthUSFS can't seem to get up Duck Creek Road to...
      Aug 2, 2020 @ 3:08pm
      Aug 2, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      York 6 5 39.6 km
      McMaster Hills 14 12 212.8 km
      Spokane Hills South 10 113.2 km
      Regulating Reservoir 617.5 km
      Lake View 220.1 km

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike31130 miles19,236 ft38 miles4,987 ft
      #8,945#3,7541749151
      E-Bike1055 miles4,209 ft11 miles3,045 ft
      #3,243#65544
      Hike30123 miles19,177 ft38 miles4,970 ft
      #7,954#3,6024916
      Trail Running27114 miles18,652 ft36 miles4,970 ft
      #7,936#3,588463
      Horse24110 miles17,018 ft33 miles4,970 ft
      #622#41944
      Dirtbike/Moto1058 miles4,728 ft13 miles3,045 ft
      #198#135431
      ATV/ORV/OHV747 miles2,365 ft9 miles3,045 ft
      #98#5541
      Snowshoe2388 miles16,424 ft29 miles4,957 ft
      #402#225215
      Backcountry Ski2285 miles15,866 ft28 miles4,957 ft
      #77#43219
      Nordic Ski2388 miles16,424 ft29 miles4,957 ft
      #283#17321
      • By zinexo & contributors
      • Admins: MONTANABIKERMAN, evasive, wyomont, MBG, BikeHelena, wyomont
      • #18942 - 2,666 views

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