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      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
      eBikes Allowed: No
      Land Status: National Forest
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      Region Details
      • 9
      • 4

      Region Status
      Caution as of Sep 29, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      13
      Trails Mountain Bike
      17
      Trails Hike
      17
      Trails Trail Running
      17
      Trails Horse
      4
      Total Distance
      66 miles
      Total Descent
      10,591 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,512 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      10,014 ft
      Reports
      56
      Photos
      88
      Ridden Counter
      474

      Photos of Lionhead Mountain Bike

      4 |
      Aug 31, 2021 @ 9:22am
      Aug 31, 2021
      8 |
      Aug 31, 2021 @ 9:22am
      Aug 31, 2021
      trail: Mile Creek
      5 |
      Aug 25, 2021 @ 11:54am
      Aug 25, 2021
      28 |
      Jun 26, 2021 @ 1:50pm
      Jun 26, 2021
      32 |
      Jun 26, 2021 @ 1:50pm
      Jun 26, 2021
      25 |
      Jun 26, 2021 @ 1:50pm
      Jun 26, 2021
      12 |
      Jun 9, 2021 @ 3:32pm
      Jun 9, 2021
      trail: Lionhead
      55 |
      Jun 24, 2020 @ 5:00pm
      Jun 24, 2020

      Videos of Lionhead Mountain Bike

      Grizzly Encounter
      0:35 | 551 | Oct 7, 2018
      Sheep Creek Trail part 3
      7:30 | 196 | Oct 3, 2018
      Sheep Creek descent part 2
      trail: Sheep Lake
      6:16 | 105 | Oct 3, 2018
      Sheep Creek switchbacks
      trail: Sheep Lake
      6:10 | 122 | Oct 3, 2018
      Mile Creek to Sheep Creek CDT
      6:12 | 65 | Oct 2, 2018
      CDT to Targhee Creek loop
      5:13 | 67 | Oct 2, 2018
      CDT - Targhee Creek part 2
      5:13 | 36 | Oct 2, 2018
      CDT Targhee Creek
      5:41 | 73 | Oct 2, 2018

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Lost Mine Canyon to Hidden Lake via Cliff Lake
      Sep 29, 2021 @ 5:54am
      Sep 29, 2021
      DryRidethetetons TMBA Fire is gone. Great trail but, it just...

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Mile Creek Face
      Sep 27, 2021 @ 7:58pm
      Sep 27, 2021
      IdealmasonskisBrown pow, never been better. Compression...
      CDT Targhee Pass
      Sep 27, 2021 @ 7:56pm
      Sep 27, 2021
      IdealmasonskisConditions were over the top over the top...
      Watkins Creek
      Sep 27, 2021 @ 7:54pm
      Sep 27, 2021
      IdealmasonskisConditions are all time
      Sheep Lake
      Aug 29, 2021 @ 10:12am
      Aug 29, 2021
      Drybcyr612828 ATSRiding great!
      Red Canyon
      Jul 26, 2021 @ 8:34pm
      Jul 26, 2021
      DrymasonskisDusty up top, fast throughout
      Mile Creek (CDT)
      Jul 5, 2021 @ 9:22am
      Jul 5, 2021
      IdealkfizzlemynizzleTrail is 100% clear of trees and not over...
      Coffin Lakes
      Jun 21, 2021 @ 6:49pm
      Jun 21, 2021
      Drytraildad69 SWMMBA SWMMBA crews cleared to the coffin lakes...
      West Fork Watkins Creek
      Aug 13, 2020 @ 8:47pm
      Aug 13, 2020
      DrymasonskisGreat shape, switchback descent into...
      Lionhead
      Jun 24, 2020 @ 5:01pm
      Jun 24, 2020
      Prevalent MudmattswardQuite a bit of mud up high

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1838703mcalculatorwishlisttrailMile Creek
      Oct 3, 2021 @ 1:21pm
      Oct 3, 2021
      user #1082153RidethetetonsaddreportLost Mine Canyon to Hidden Lake via Cliff Lake
      Sep 29, 2021 @ 5:54am
      Sep 29, 2021
      user #1054463masonskisaddreportWatkins Creek and 2 more
      Sep 27, 2021 @ 7:54pm
      Sep 27, 2021
      user #2735670Mamanakis2003wishlisttrailCDT Targhee Pass and 1 more
      Sep 4, 2021 @ 10:09am
      Sep 4, 2021
      user #2347558b-montrosewishlisttrailMile Creek (CDT) and 1 more
      Sep 3, 2021 @ 10:49am
      Sep 3, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #649173motoracer712trailCDT Targhee PassRode this as a loop from Targhee creek TH and...
      Aug 31, 2021 @ 9:18am
      Aug 31, 2021
      user #2181229NebSgirdtrailCDT Targhee PassClimbing this is absolutely brutal, but...
      Aug 12, 2021 @ 7:37am
      Aug 12, 2021
      user #1054463masonskistrailMile Creek FaceAn excellent start for Mile to Sheep, adds a...
      Sep 6, 2020 @ 8:14pm
      Sep 6, 2020
      user #1558101Pivot5-5trailCDT Targhee PassJust rode this as a loop, up Targhee Pass CDT...
      Aug 14, 2020 @ 4:27am
      Aug 14, 2020
      user #869380metalmttrailCDT Targhee PassRouted up from hiway and down Watkins as a...
      Jul 12, 2020 @ 5:33am
      Jul 12, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Two Top Mountain 2 611 km
      Rendezvous Trails 2 10 213.7 km
      Riverside Ski Trails15.3 km
      Madison Range 9 1318.1 km
      Gravelly Range 118.9 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1766 miles10,591 ft21 miles3,510 ft
      #3,797#1,71488561324
      Hike1766 miles10,591 ft21 miles3,510 ft
      #3,133#1,56356113
      Trail Running1766 miles10,591 ft21 miles3,510 ft
      #3,142#1,5635611
      Horse421 miles4,882 ft10 miles2,641 ft
      #230#16323
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