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      The Gibson Jack riding area connects the City Creek riding area (to the north) with the Scout Mountain riding area (to the south). It is primarily on National Forest land along with some state land. There are a variety of multi-use trails for mountain biking, trail running, and hiking as well as horses, ATVs, and dirt bikes. Trails range in difficulty from beginner to very difficult.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Shuttleable: YES
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      Region Details
      • 7
      • 3
      • 15
      • 7
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Sep 4, 2022

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      35
      Trails Mountain Bike
      34
      Trails E-Bike
      13
      Trails Horse
      11
      Trails Hike
      36
      Trails Trail Running
      36
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      10
      Trails Snowshoe
      9
      Trails Nordic Ski
      6
      Total Distance
      71 miles
      Total Descent
      15,586 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,150 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,240 ft
      Reports
      117
      Photos
      172
      Ridden Counter
      2,254

      Photos of Gibson Jack Mountain Bike

      trail: Parity
      0 |
      Aug 27, 2022 @ 5:47pm
      Aug 27, 2022
      trail: Porcelain Pot
      4 |
      Aug 27, 2022 @ 5:47pm
      Aug 27, 2022
      trail: Parity
      0 |
      Aug 21, 2022 @ 8:26am
      Aug 21, 2022
      trail: Corral Creek
      5 |
      Aug 21, 2022 @ 8:25am
      Aug 21, 2022
      trail: SNOTEL
      7 |
      Jul 19, 2022 @ 8:55am
      Jul 19, 2022
      1 |
      Jun 29, 2022 @ 2:48pm
      Jun 29, 2022
      2 |
      Jun 29, 2022 @ 2:47pm
      Jun 29, 2022
      1 |
      Jun 29, 2022 @ 2:47pm
      Jun 29, 2022

      Videos of Gibson Jack Mountain Bike

      Tommy Fails
      0:43 | 136 | May 22, 2020
      Corral creek 2012 w/ AW
      5:41 | 343 | May 22, 2012
      corral creek
      6:06 | 290 | Oct 12, 2010
      Shredding a flow trail with wifey!
      10:35 | 105 | Jan 31, 2022 , Pocatello
      In Idaho Again on Slate Mountain & Upper...
      28:02 | 87 | Aug 5, 2021 , Pocatello
      In Idaho Again on Slate Mountain & Upper...
      28:02 | 147 | Aug 5, 2021 , Pocatello
      In Idaho Again on Slate Mountain & Upper...
      28:02 | 93 | Aug 5, 2021 , Pocatello
      In Idaho Again on Slate Mountain & Upper...
      28:02 | 146 | Aug 5, 2021 , Pocatello

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Upper Gibson Jack
      Sep 17, 2022 @ 1:47pm
      Sep 17, 2022
      WetTrail Running wet due to rain but epic!pebbleflicker
      Gibson Jack
      Sep 17, 2022 @ 1:45pm
      Sep 17, 2022
      WetTrail Running wet due to the rain but beautiful as always!pebbleflicker
      Slate Mountain
      Sep 10, 2022 @ 6:25am
      Sep 10, 2022
      DryBenlurch
      Birthday
      Jul 2, 2022 @ 4:50pm
      Jul 2, 2022
      IdealTrail Running Overgrown but manageable.spielen
      Elk Meadows
      Jul 2, 2022 @ 4:50pm
      Jul 2, 2022
      IdealTrail Running Overgrown but manageable.spielen
      Slate Downhill
      Jul 2, 2022 @ 4:50pm
      Jul 2, 2022
      IdealTrail Running Overgrown but manageable.spielen
      West Fork Mink Creek
      Jun 13, 2022 @ 2:38pm
      Jun 13, 2022
      WetRain storm made trail wet, will be dry by...Moto344
      Elk Meadows - Alternate 1
      May 21, 2022 @ 12:16pm
      May 21, 2022
      Variablebreckbike
      SNOTEL
      Jul 21, 2021 @ 2:45pm
      Jul 21, 2021
      UnknownE-Bike Dead cow just off trail south of snotel siterockymountainhighfive
      Midnight Creek - Lower
      Jul 21, 2021 @ 2:45pm
      Jul 21, 2021
      VariableE-Bike Overgrown, branches and trees hang over trailrockymountainhighfive

      Activity Feed

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      user #1472043abajopeakwishlistrouteGibson Jack to Elk Meadows to Upper Gibson Jack Loop
      Jan 27, 2023 @ 10:55pm
      Jan 27, 2023
      user #204762Frost-EvoterouteSterling, Dragon, Midnight, Gibson
      Oct 19, 2022 @ 9:51pm
      Oct 19, 2022
      user #878266eburkemperwishlisttrailNorth Fork Gibson Jack Creek Trail
      Oct 11, 2022 @ 4:31pm
      Oct 11, 2022
      user #551169rocnrivrwishlisttrailWest Fork Mink Creek
      Oct 4, 2022 @ 6:18pm
      Oct 4, 2022
      user #2301487ConnhixwishlistregionGibson Jack
      Sep 23, 2022 @ 7:34pm
      Sep 23, 2022

      Recent Comments

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      user #2398481pebbleflickertrailNorth Fork Gibson Jack Creek Trailgreat trail, very overgrown, ferns 5 feet tall...
      Sep 13, 2022 @ 9:42am
      Sep 13, 2022
      user #2398481pebbleflickertrailGibson Jackhard to beat this trail!!!
      Sep 5, 2022 @ 6:28pm
      Sep 5, 2022
      user #2398481pebbleflickertrailElk Meadowsdry dry dry, but incredible! fun run!
      Sep 4, 2022 @ 1:54pm
      Sep 4, 2022
      user #2398481pebbleflickertrailMonument Gultch (Midnight Creek - Connector)Monument Gultch #029
      Sep 3, 2022 @ 7:01pm
      Sep 3, 2022
      user #2398481pebbleflickertrailSlate MountainGreat trail with epic views! i prefer running...
      Aug 28, 2022 @ 7:45pm
      Aug 28, 2022

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Scout Mountain 3 24 64.9 km
      Portneuf Greenway 56.7 km
      City Creek 16 31 14 27.1 km
      Blackrock Canyon 1 37.4 km
      East Bench 4 8 310.1 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3468 miles14,862 ft32 miles2,149 ft
      #2,868#1,45113711631,910
      E-Bike1319 miles3,691 ft10 miles1,611 ft
      #3,238#69980248
      Horse119 miles1,772 ft4 miles591 ft
      #635#435261
      Hike3671 miles15,587 ft33 miles2,149 ft
      #2,240#1,298281172104
      Trail Running3671 miles15,587 ft33 miles2,149 ft
      #2,243#1,29671173119
      Dirtbike/Moto108 miles1,585 ft4 miles489 ft
      2623
      Snowshoe96 miles1,421 ft4 miles1,112 ft
      1
      Nordic Ski64 miles486 ft2 miles282 ft
      1
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