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      Madison County is a county in the U.S. state of Montana. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 7,691. Its county seat is Virginia City. The county was founded in 1865; at the time it was part of the Montana Territory.
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      41
      Trails Mountain Bike
      38
      Trails E-Bike
      8
      Trails Hike
      36
      Trails Trail Running
      36
      Trails Horse
      18
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      13
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      6
      Trails Snowshoe
      1
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      1
      Trails Nordic Ski
      1
      Total Distance
      137 miles
      Total Descent
      25,355 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,116 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      9,894 ft
      Reports
      68
      Photos
      140
      Ridden Counter
      209
      Sub Regions

      Popular Madison County Mountain Biking Trails

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      Curly Lake Trail
      Tobacco Roots
      Curly Lake Highline
      Tobacco Roots
      Lost Cabin Lake
      Tobacco Roots
      Rock Creek Trail
      Tobacco Roots
      Curly Creek
      Tobacco Roots
      Louise Lake NRT
      Tobacco Roots
      Park Trail
      Tobacco Roots
      North Willow Creek (Hollow Top)
      Tobacco Roots
      Potosi Peak Trail
      Tobacco Roots
      Gazelle Creek Trail
      Gravelly Range
      North Willow Creek (Hollow Top)
      Tobacco Roots
      South Boulder Road
      Tobacco Roots
      Trail no.303
      Tobacco Roots
      Coalpit
      Tobacco Roots
      Brownback Gulch
      Tobacco Roots

      Madison County Mountain Bike Routes

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      Albro/Hollow Top
      Tobacco Roots
      14 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 1 rides
      Past Week
      • 5 rides

      Photos of Madison County Mountain Bike

      16 |
      Sep 5, 2021 @ 10:37am
      Sep 5, 2021
      18 |
      Sep 5, 2021 @ 10:36am
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      Sep 5, 2021 @ 10:36am
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      16 |
      Sep 5, 2021 @ 10:36am
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      Sep 5, 2021 @ 10:36am
      Sep 5, 2021
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      Sep 5, 2021 @ 10:35am
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      Sep 5, 2021 @ 10:35am
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      Sep 5, 2021 @ 10:35am
      Sep 5, 2021

      Videos of Madison County Mountain Bike

      Curly Lake, Montana
      63 | Oct 29, 2020
      Wolverine Basin to Gazelle Creek
      6:03 | 153 | Oct 3, 2018
      Lower Gazelle Creek Trail part 1
      7:16 | 83 | Oct 3, 2018
      Lower Gazelle Creek Trail part 2
      4:32 | 97 | Oct 3, 2018
      North Willow Cr. Trail No. 301 - Pony, Montana
      24:36 | 221 | Aug 19, 2019 , Pony
      North Willow Cr. Trail No. 301 - Pony, Montana
      24:36 | 286 | Aug 19, 2019 , Pony

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Hot Springs Trail
      Tobacco Roots
      Jul 28, 2022 @ 6:34pm
      Jul 28, 2022
      DryChrismor34The trail is very overgrown and barely...

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Gazelle Creek Trail
      Gravelly Range
      Aug 12, 2022 @ 8:46am
      17 hours
      IdealThere were a handfull of down trees in...dcornesjr
      Lost Cabin Lake
      Tobacco Roots
      Aug 9, 2022 @ 4:53am
      Aug 9, 2022
      DryExcellent. Looks like recently cut.Ridethetetons TMBA
      South Boulder Road
      Tobacco Roots
      Aug 3, 2022 @ 11:33am
      Aug 3, 2022
      Unknown1-200 yd section was being graded. Will...dcornesjr
      Curly Creek
      Tobacco Roots
      Jul 5, 2022 @ 10:14am
      Jul 5, 2022
      WetApprox 20 down trees. Pulled ~5 off the...MichaelZenkerQGn
      Curly Lake Trail
      Tobacco Roots
      Jul 5, 2022 @ 10:12am
      Jul 5, 2022
      Wet29 Down trees. Some cleared by hand but...MichaelZenkerQGn
      Mill Canyon Road
      Tobacco Roots
      Sep 18, 2021 @ 8:44pm
      Sep 18, 2021
      DryMattinButte ATS
      Lower Pole Canyon
      Tobacco Roots
      Sep 18, 2021 @ 8:44pm
      Sep 18, 2021
      Very DryMattinButte ATS
      Coalpit
      Tobacco Roots
      Sep 18, 2021 @ 8:43pm
      Sep 18, 2021
      Very DryMattinButte ATS
      Louise Lake NRT
      Tobacco Roots
      Sep 16, 2021 @ 10:58pm
      Sep 16, 2021
      Ideal brandon879
      McGovern Creek
      Tobacco Roots
      Aug 3, 2021 @ 11:59am
      Aug 3, 2021
      UnknownRunning clear. First mile downhill is...preston67

      Activity Feed

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      user #2149446KsnavelyriddentrailGazelle Creek Trail
      Aug 12, 2022 @ 8:30pm
      6 hours
      user #3039782dcornesjrvotetrailGazelle Creek Trail
      Aug 12, 2022 @ 3:29pm
      11 hours
      user #3039782dcornesjraddreportGazelle Creek Trail
      Aug 12, 2022 @ 3:26pm
      11 hours
      user #1496048mbudsbergwishlisttrailGazelle Creek Trail
      Aug 11, 2022 @ 7:40am
      2 days
      user #2347558b-montrosewishlisttrailGazelle Creek Trail
      Aug 10, 2022 @ 4:39pm
      2 days

      Recent Comments

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      user #1319810hardtailhowiereportCurly CreekI no k
      Jul 18, 2022 @ 7:50am
      Jul 18, 2022
      user #1054463masonskistrailMill CreekSounds like the trail is getting hammered by...
      Sep 24, 2021 @ 9:40pm
      Sep 24, 2021
      user #1840489MattinButtetrailCoalpitI rode this trail from South to North. It is a...
      Sep 19, 2021 @ 8:09am
      Sep 19, 2021
      user #978431kfizzlemynizzletrailNorth Willow Creek (Hollow Top)Double track from TH to albro lake trail junction.
      Sep 5, 2021 @ 10:37am
      Sep 5, 2021
      user #1054463masonskistrailCurly Lake HighlineOnly the high middle section is actually...
      Aug 19, 2021 @ 12:03am
      Aug 19, 2021

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike38133 miles23,041 ft44 miles5,115 ft
      140661180
      E-Bike840 miles8,734 ft17 miles4,895 ft
      337
      Hike36134 miles24,213 ft45 miles5,115 ft
      6574
      Trail Running36134 miles24,213 ft45 miles5,115 ft
      656
      Horse1859 miles17,664 ft30 miles5,115 ft
      28
      Dirtbike/Moto1359 miles9,698 ft21 miles5,115 ft
      259
      ATV/ORV/OHV628 miles1,709 ft7 miles3,606 ft
      13
      Snowshoe113 miles856 ft2 miles3,202 ft
      21
      Backcountry Ski113 miles856 ft2 miles3,202 ft
      214
      Nordic Ski113 miles856 ft2 miles3,202 ft
      2
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