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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 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
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
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.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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

  • 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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      The Madison Range offers monster backcountry rides, amazing scenery. It also offers solitude, despite having Big Sky and the resort to the north, and Hebgen Lake to the south. This is the place to go for the longest, wildest, toughest rides in Montana. The adjacent Lee Metcalf Wilderness hosts one of the densest grizzly bear populations in the lower 48, so be bear aware and ride in groups.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Ousel Falls Park google parking directions
      Region Details
      • 10
      • 11
      • 12

      Region Status
      Caution as of Jul 29, 2019
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      BSCO
      (www.bscomt.org)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #4,228
      State Ranking
      #47
      Trails (view details)
      33
      Trails Mountain Bike
      33
      Trails E-Bike
      17
      Trails Hike
      33
      Trails Trail Running
      33
      Total Distance
      149 miles
      Total Descent
      26,018 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,110 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      9,554 ft
      Reports
      9
      Photos
      13
      Ridden Counter
      129

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance

      Photos of Madison Range Mountain Bike

      6 |
      Jul 29, 2019 @ 6:39pm
      Jul 29, 2019
      trail: Meadow Creek
      9 |
      May 11, 2019 @ 4:38pm
      May 11, 2019
      trail: Meadow Creek
      13 |
      May 11, 2019 @ 4:38pm
      May 11, 2019
      trail: Meadow Creek
      11 |
      May 11, 2019 @ 4:38pm
      May 11, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Kirkwood Trail
      Jul 29, 2019 @ 6:46pm
      Jul 29, 2019
      VariableEricmorgy A few wet spots and mud puddles up top,...
      Cabin Creek
      Jul 29, 2019 @ 6:40pm
      Jul 29, 2019
      VariableEricmorgy
      Second Yellow Mule
      Jun 14, 2019 @ 9:05pm
      Jun 14, 2019
      VariablemasonskisTrail is clear of snow until about 2.5...
      Meadow Creek
      May 11, 2019 @ 4:36pm
      May 11, 2019
      Variablesvrhtrail was rideable although a few spots...
      First Yellow Mule
      Apr 26, 2019 @ 10:30am
      Apr 26, 2019
      Snow Coveredadambscomt BSCO Lower section to Ousel Falls has...
      Red-Cub
      Aug 26, 2018 @ 4:26pm
      Aug 26, 2018
      DrypanchosdadWe rode out and back from Red Canyon to...
      Little Wapiti
      Aug 6, 2017 @ 8:30am
      Aug 6, 2017
      DryDolphinBikeA couple large trees down. The upper...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1159401flatheadswishlisttrailFirst Yellow Mule and 2 more
      Sep 26, 2019 @ 9:12am
      Sep 26, 2019
      user #1606048rfischer94riddentrailSlide Creek and 1 more
      Aug 31, 2019 @ 8:09pm
      Aug 31, 2019
      user #554920cshalbotriddentrailFirst Yellow Mule and 1 more
      Aug 25, 2019 @ 1:51pm
      Aug 25, 2019
      user #245072thirty9centswishlisttrailFirst Yellow Mule and 2 more
      Aug 24, 2019 @ 1:55pm
      Aug 24, 2019
      user #611761markhollowayupdatetrailTaylor Fork Road
      Aug 21, 2019 @ 11:14am
      Aug 21, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1870247EricmorgytrailCabin CreekLower 2/3rds would be a great out and back...
      Jul 29, 2019 @ 6:42pm
      Jul 29, 2019
      user #1870247EricmorgytrailKirkwood TrailWe descended this trail, riding up cabin...
      Jul 29, 2019 @ 6:37pm
      Jul 29, 2019
      user #1054463masonskistrailBuck RidgeThis track does not correspond to the new...
      Jun 7, 2019 @ 5:39pm
      Jun 7, 2019
      user #1054463masonskistrailPika PointComment above is referring to Minnie Wapiti in...
      May 5, 2019 @ 5:26pm
      May 5, 2019
      user #1054463masonskistrailRed-CubTrail report from Aug 26, 2018 is not for this...
      May 5, 2019 @ 5:23pm
      May 5, 2019

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Lionhead 12 218.6 km
      Big Sky Resort 6 23 10 1018.7 km
      Yellowstone - Northwest Region 1 222 km
      Rendezvous Trails 2 10 227.5 km
      Moser 537.6 km

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