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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (Ridden Direction)
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      908
      Trails Mountain Bike
      735
      Trails E-Bike
      111
      Trails Hike
      855
      Trails Trail Running
      850
      Trails Horse
      96
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      26
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      15
      Trails Snowmobile
      2
      Trails Snowshoe
      98
      Trails Downhill Ski
      1
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      74
      Trails Nordic Ski
      109
      Total Distance
      1,478 mile
      Total Descent
      311,644 ft
      Total Vertical
      6,942 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      9,050 ft
      Reports
      1,845
      Photos
      1,368
      Ridden Counter
      41,078

      Outside+ Logo Articles

      A Legacy of Singletrack: Montana’s first shuttle bike park opens this summer
      Jul 14, 2021 from betamtb.com
      The first-ever shuttle bike park is opening on private land in Montana at Legacy Bike Park near Whitefish.
      Local Flavours: The Complete Guide to Riding in Whitefish, Montana
      Aug 8, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      Everything you need to know about mountain biking in this beautiful playground in the mountains.

      Popular Flathead Valley Mountain Biking Trails

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      Kashmir
      Whitefish Mountain Resort
      Otter Pop
      Spencer Mountain
      The Whitefish Trail / Lookout Trail - Spencer Mountain
      Spencer Mountain
      Lookout Trail
      Spencer Mountain
      Beaver Lake Overlook
      The Whitefish Trail
      Reservoir Trail
      The Whitefish Trail
      Freebird
      Whitefish Mountain Resort
      Maple Syrup
      Spencer Mountain
      Big Gulps, huh?
      Spencer Mountain
      Runaway Train
      Whitefish Mountain Resort
      The Summit Trail
      Whitefish Mountain Resort
      ZZ Top
      Whitefish Mountain Resort
      GNR
      Whitefish Mountain Resort
      Brown Sugar
      Whitefish Mountain Resort
      Money
      Whitefish Mountain Resort

      Flathead Valley Mountain Bike Routes

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      Herron 15-miler
      Herron Park
      15 miles
      Freehub Magazine: Kashmir
      Whitefish Mountain Resort
      2 miles
      Freehub Magazine: The Whitefish Trail - Woods Lake Loop
      Whitefish Bike Retreat
      3 miles
      The Whitefish Trail - Woods Lake Overlook
      The Whitefish Trail
      5 miles
      Pig Farms
      Pig Farms
      13 miles
      Alpine Trail 7 Columbia to Strawberry Lake
      River's Edge Park
      24 miles
      Beaver Lake Trail head to Woods Lake Loop
      Whitefish Bike Retreat
      10 miles
      PNT - Idaho to Eureka MT
      Eureka
      79 miles
      West Ridge option
      Herron Park
      11 miles
      10 Lakes Tour short 1
      Ten Lakes Scenic Recreation Area
      10 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 9 rides
      Past Week
      • 38 rides

      Photos of Flathead Valley Mountain Bike

      trail: Otter Pop
      89 |
      Dec 13, 2019 @ 6:24pm
      Dec 13, 2019
      trail: Freebird
      100 |
      Aug 2, 2017 @ 3:16pm
      Aug 2, 2017
      32 |
      Jun 2, 2017 @ 10:48pm
      Jun 2, 2017
      25 |
      Jun 2, 2017 @ 10:40pm
      Jun 2, 2017
      trail: Classic Rock
      454 |
      Mar 6, 2017 @ 9:36am
      Mar 6, 2017
      295 |
      Jul 15, 2015 @ 10:33am
      Jul 15, 2015
      107 |
      Jul 1, 2014 @ 12:37pm
      Jul 1, 2014
      trail: Classic Rock
      886 |
      Sep 16, 2013 @ 3:48pm
      Sep 16, 2013

      Videos of Flathead Valley Mountain Bike

      CONTINUUM
      5097 | Aug 16, 2021
      Broken Ribs
      trail: Zeppelin
      | Jul 8, 2021
      trail: Otter Pop
      57 | Feb 21, 2021
      Sending Money at Whitefish!
      trail: Money
      1:46 | 51 | Sep 22, 2020
      RIP Jeffrey
      0:27 | 684 | Apr 20, 2020
      Otter Pop in :60
      trail: Otter Pop
      1:00 | 215 | Apr 8, 2020
      ZZ Top in :60
      trail: ZZ Top
      1:00 | 93 | Apr 8, 2020
      Cyndi's Loppers in :60
      1:00 | 117 | Apr 8, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Lakeside to Blacktail
      Herron Park
      Nov 26, 2021 @ 9:02am
      Nov 26, 2021
      Snow CoveredaaronspruitHike About 10 trees cross the trails from...
      Beardance
      Kalispell
      Oct 24, 2021 @ 5:23pm
      Oct 24, 2021
      DryMallen640Two trees down on the trail. One about .2...
      Notch Trail
      Herron Park
      Oct 23, 2021 @ 2:41pm
      Oct 23, 2021
      DryJeffersoncampHike
      Easy Access
      Herron Park
      Oct 23, 2021 @ 2:41pm
      Oct 23, 2021
      IdealJeffersoncampHike
      Family
      Herron Park
      Oct 23, 2021 @ 2:41pm
      Oct 23, 2021
      DryJeffersoncampHike
      Upper Cedar Lake Gravel Road
      Crystal Cedar
      Oct 13, 2021 @ 12:39pm
      Oct 13, 2021
      Very DryLinkGuntherTrail Running Road recently graded so there's a lot of...
      Turkey Trot
      Crystal Cedar
      Oct 13, 2021 @ 12:39pm
      Oct 13, 2021
      Very DryLinkGuntherTrail Running Lots of logging in the past year, so the...
      Powerline double-track to parking lot connector
      Crystal Cedar
      Oct 13, 2021 @ 12:39pm
      Oct 13, 2021
      Very DryLinkGuntherTrail Running
      Therriault Pass/Trail #87
      Ten Lakes Scenic Recreation Area
      Oct 12, 2021 @ 11:44am
      Oct 12, 2021
      Snow CoveredMissDaphnie
      Stahl Creek
      Ten Lakes Scenic Recreation Area
      Oct 12, 2021 @ 7:42am
      Oct 12, 2021
      UnknownihertzlerFor the most part pretty clear. A few...

      Activity Feed

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      user #2182217mickim23wishlisttrailSecret Stump
      Nov 30, 2021 @ 2:11pm
      3 days
      user #1305717jeffreyvonkiperupdatetrailMoosehoof
      Nov 27, 2021 @ 9:05pm
      Nov 27, 2021
      user #1305717jeffreyvonkiperupdatetrailArnica Ridge
      Nov 27, 2021 @ 8:58pm
      Nov 27, 2021
      user #1305717jeffreyvonkiperupdatetrailArnica Ridge
      Nov 27, 2021 @ 4:55pm
      Nov 27, 2021
      user #25811600NECV1votetrailNotch Trail and 1 more
      Nov 27, 2021 @ 4:28pm
      Nov 27, 2021

      Recent Comments

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      user #957336MissDaphnietrailTherriault Pass/Trail #87Snowy and cold!!
      Oct 11, 2021 @ 12:39pm
      Oct 11, 2021
      user #2878503mulletmayhemtrailDrift MissileUpper drift missile is super steep with a few...
      Oct 11, 2021 @ 7:27am
      Oct 11, 2021
      user #767388burnalltrailTurner Mountain TrailClassic descent on an old semi techy fs trail....
      Oct 9, 2021 @ 6:58am
      Oct 9, 2021
      user #1430732MTbonkrrtrailRenegadeTrail also connects to jimmy ridge... some...
      Sep 7, 2021 @ 7:36pm
      Sep 7, 2021
      user #934615sassapigtrailBoney GulchSkip this and do the red divide down hill....
      Aug 28, 2021 @ 7:07pm
      Aug 28, 2021

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike734888 miles206,542 ft405 miles5,420 ft
      1,2041,7802726,247
      E-Bike111143 miles11,768 ft51 miles3,750 ft
      1,255129
      Hike8491,410 mile295,433 ft612 miles6,942 ft
      1411,72933,230
      Trail Running8501,405 mile295,151 ft611 miles6,329 ft
      51,72921,435
      Horse9694 miles18,862 ft38 miles4,390 ft
      185054
      Dirtbike/Moto2662 miles12,575 ft25 miles4,006 ft
      83037
      ATV/ORV/OHV1515 miles1,460 ft7 miles1,106 ft
      8176
      Snowmobile212 miles830 ft4 miles2,612 ft
      125
      Snowshoe9888 miles9,019 ft37 miles3,159 ft
      61126
      Downhill Ski11,929 ft161 ft1,929 ft161 ft
      20732
      Backcountry Ski7476 miles6,266 ft30 miles3,133 ft
      332421
      Nordic Ski10987 miles8,114 ft37 miles2,224 ft
      17744793
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