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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
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  • State land
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
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      This is a beautiful ride that traverses pasture land above the river and climbs over Black Butte, easily the tallest butte for miles. The trail is tight singletrack with occasional rock technical sections, and one muddy water crossing. It circles the property following the elevation lines and switchbacks nicely up and back down the butte providing very nice views of the surrounding area. The main loop mapped here is about 5 mile. There is another 3 mile loop across the cattle guard in the southwest. When I last rode it this loop was hard to distinguish and easily lost. The main loop however gets plenty of use and is easy to find. This trail is entirely on private property so please take care of it and consider making donations at the trail head toward its upkeep. The trails also cross active pasture land so treat the cattle and horses with respect. Use of the trail is a privilege, not a right. Enjoy.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Parking area GPS coordinates: N 48 06.556' W 101 00.884'
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      Region Status
      Caution as of 21 hours
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

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      Trails (view details)
      3
      Trails Mountain Bike
      3
      Trails Hike
      3
      Trails Trail Running
      3
      Total Distance
      8 miles
      Total Descent
      409 ft
      Total Vertical
      155 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,700 ft
      Reports
      5
      Photos
      7
      Ridden Counter
      22

      Popular Black Butte Mountain Biking Trails

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      5 Mile Loop
      3 Mile Spur
      Butte Bypass Trail

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

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      Photos of Black Butte Mountain Bike

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      Recent Trail Reports

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      5 Mile Loop
      Apr 25, 2020 @ 10:04am
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      3 Mile Spur
      Aug 10, 2019 @ 11:06am
      Aug 10, 2019
      DryWyoexplorer Grass is tall in spots making it hard to...

      Activity Feed

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      user #1310132rfoley89riddentrail5 Mile Loop and 1 more
      May 27, 2020 @ 11:17am
      May 27, 2020
      user #1310132rfoley89wishlisttrail5 Mile Loop and 1 more
      May 27, 2020 @ 11:17am
      May 27, 2020
      user #2160673Jray1422wishlisttrail5 Mile Loop and 1 more
      May 17, 2020 @ 7:08pm
      May 17, 2020
      user #2145324JasonBretzIIwishlisttrail3 Mile Spur and 1 more
      May 11, 2020 @ 9:53am
      May 11, 2020
      user #2111274Bmehlhoff310addreport5 Mile Loop
      Apr 25, 2020 @ 10:04am
      Apr 25, 2020
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