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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
      The Lionhead area is the mountainous country south of the Madison River and Hebgen Lake, and west of West Yellowstone. This area is known for some of the best high-elevation backcountry riding in Montana.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Parking google parking directions
      Region Details
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      Open on Sep 30, 2018
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      BSCO
      (www.bscomt.org)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #3,552
      State Ranking
      #44
      Trails (view details)
      13
      Trails Mountain Bike
      12
      Trails Hike
      13
      Trails Trail Running
      13
      Trails Horse
      1
      Total Distance
      87 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      26 miles
      Total Descent
      13,512 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,165 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      10,014 ft
      Reports
      24
      Photos
      61
      Ridden Counter
      104

      Photos of Lionhead Mountain Bike

      38 |
      Sep 12, 2018 @ 11:02am
      Sep 12, 2018
      CDT Targhee Pass, West Yellowstone
      35 |
      Sep 12, 2018 @ 11:02am
      Sep 12, 2018
      CDT Targhee Pass, West Yellowstone
      16 |
      Aug 7, 2018 @ 7:27pm
      Aug 7, 2018
      CDT Targhee Pass, My City
      16 |
      Aug 7, 2018 @ 7:27pm
      Aug 7, 2018
      CDT Targhee Pass, My City
      more photos »

      Videos of Lionhead Mountain Bike

      Grizzly Encounter
      0:35 | 44 | Oct 7, 2018
      Wolverine Basin to Gazelle Creek
      6:03 | 2 | Oct 3, 2018
      Lower Gazelle Creek Trail part 1
      7:16 | 12 | Oct 3, 2018
      Lower Gazelle Creek Trail part 2
      4:32 | 9 | Oct 3, 2018
      more videos »

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1105585a406trailWolverine Basin-Gazelle CreekFun trail. We parked at 7000 ft and biked up...
      Sep 19, 2018 @ 2:53pm
      Sep 19, 2018
      user #980527hairball-dhtrailWatkins CreekPrevious comment was for west fork Watkins not...
      Aug 6, 2018 @ 7:12am
      Aug 6, 2018
      user #980527hairball-dhtrailWatkins CreekWest of Lionhead flows and fun. North of...
      Aug 6, 2018 @ 7:10am
      Aug 6, 2018
      user #1366468Lotus122trailWest Fork Watkins CreekThis is 4 miles, not 16.
      Jul 28, 2018 @ 7:44pm
      Jul 28, 2018
      user #1176774Q1q2q3trailLionheadThis is double track until the last mile which...
      Jul 11, 2018 @ 1:44pm
      Jul 11, 2018
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      Recent Activity

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1417180MEGHMAURERwishlisttrailMile Creek #214 (CDT)
      Dec 11, 2018 @ 6:27am
      2 days
      user #627246chuktAaddtrailDry Fork #028
      Nov 11, 2018 @ 11:58am
      Nov 11, 2018
      user #1154547bikeandfishaddvideoGrizzly Encounter
      Oct 7, 2018 @ 3:38pm
      Oct 7, 2018
      user #29487evanusaddvideoWolverine Basin to Gazelle Creek
      Oct 3, 2018 @ 8:05pm
      Oct 3, 2018
      user #324283MONTANABIKERMANupdatetrailWolverine Basin-Gazelle Creek
      Oct 3, 2018 @ 12:54pm
      Oct 3, 2018
      view more »

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