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  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
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  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
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      Trails in the Caribou Range north of Big Elk Mountain on the Caribou-Targhee National Forest, Palisades Ranger District.

      The Northern Caribous host a large network of motorized ATV and singletrack trails. This area provides cyclists with out-n-back rides, big loops, and long point-to-point routes. Typically, these are committing rides with big climbs and long descents. Many trails in this region require some hike-a-bike and are generally difficult uphill and downhill.

      Very popular on weekends for motorized users.

      Travel restrictions Dec 15th - April 15th to protect wildlife in winter ranges. Contact Caribou-Targhee National Forest - Palisades Ranger District for up to date restrictions and designated travel routes during closure period.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: National Forest
      Bear Creek Trailhead google parking directions
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 7
      • 1
      • 23
      • 19
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of May 31, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      51
      Trails Mountain Bike
      51
      Trails E-Bike
      45
      Trails Hike
      49
      Trails Trail Running
      49
      Trails Horse
      37
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      38
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      18
      Trails Snowmobile
      3
      Trails Snowshoe
      2
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      1
      Trails Nordic Ski
      2
      Total Distance
      224 miles
      Total Descent
      49,521 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,777 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      9,096 ft
      Reports
      54
      Photos
      93
      Ridden Counter
      414

      Photos of North Caribou Highlands Mountain Bike

      trail: Jim's Hill
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      Jul 20, 2021 @ 8:23pm
      Jul 20, 2021
      trail: Jim's Hill
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      Jul 20, 2021 @ 8:23pm
      Jul 20, 2021
      trail: Jim's Hill
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      Jul 20, 2021 @ 8:23pm
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      trail: Jim's Hill
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      Jul 20, 2021 @ 8:23pm
      Jul 20, 2021
      trail: Jim's Hill
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      Jul 20, 2021 @ 8:23pm
      Jul 20, 2021
      trail: Jim's Hill
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      Jul 20, 2021 @ 8:23pm
      Jul 20, 2021
      trail: Jim's Hill
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      Jul 20, 2021 @ 8:23pm
      Jul 20, 2021
      trail: Jim's Hill
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      Jul 20, 2021 @ 8:23pm
      Jul 20, 2021

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Blacktail Canyon
      Aug 22, 2021 @ 9:53am
      Aug 22, 2021
      Prevalent MudJosh2brownDirtbike/Moto Tree down across trail, can ride over or...
      Indian Creek, Lower
      May 4, 2021 @ 7:22pm
      May 4, 2021
      IdealnoplacefamousCould use a trim in places.
      Flat Iron
      May 4, 2021 @ 7:21pm
      May 4, 2021
      Variablenoplacefamous
      Indian Fork Connector
      Sep 5, 2020 @ 4:14pm
      Sep 5, 2020
      Drytjmorton GLOC
      Long Gulch (059)
      Aug 19, 2020 @ 7:10pm
      Aug 19, 2020
      Very DryAhbe
      Bear Creek
      Jun 20, 2020 @ 5:30am
      Jun 20, 2020
      Variabletalonbj A few muddy spots but ridable. Knee deep...
      Lower South Fork Fall Creek
      Jun 15, 2020 @ 8:07pm
      Jun 15, 2020
      Idealnoplacefamous
      Upper South Fork Fall Creek
      Jun 15, 2020 @ 8:06pm
      Jun 15, 2020
      Idealnoplacefamous
      North Fork Bypass
      Jun 15, 2020 @ 8:06pm
      Jun 15, 2020
      Idealnoplacefamous
      Golden Gate
      Jun 15, 2020 @ 8:05pm
      Jun 15, 2020
      Idealnoplacefamous

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2700220StephenJa2p3wishlisttrailBear Creek
      Jan 7, 2022 @ 3:09pm
      Jan 7, 2022
      user #825593deleckroneriddentrailRed Ridge
      Oct 26, 2021 @ 1:52pm
      Oct 26, 2021
      user #1801980MadscramblerwishlisttrailBear Creek
      Sep 16, 2021 @ 7:42pm
      Sep 16, 2021
      user #1205648GettintheretoywishlisttrailBear Creek
      Sep 3, 2021 @ 1:14pm
      Sep 3, 2021
      user #1859851emyetiriddentrailNorth Fork Bear Creek
      Sep 1, 2021 @ 12:01pm
      Sep 1, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1495805CraigbikestrailLone PineTrail is in horrible shape. Disappears and is...
      Aug 2, 2021 @ 7:19am
      Aug 2, 2021
      user #1495805CraigbikestrailRed RidgeTrail is in great shape. Idaho Single Track...
      Jul 4, 2021 @ 6:51am
      Jul 4, 2021
      user #985153JatakasawatrailRed RidgeIf anyone has videos/photos of this...
      Apr 28, 2021 @ 2:58pm
      Apr 28, 2021
      user #640847Jonesey10trailIndian Creek, LowerLower section of Indian Creek is all thistles...
      Jul 27, 2020 @ 1:19pm
      Jul 27, 2020
      user #1753681talonbjreportBear CreekA few muddy spots but ridable. Knee deep at...
      Jun 21, 2020 @ 9:50am
      Jun 21, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Palisades / Snake River Range 2 3 2217.6 km
      Central Caribou Highlands 2 14 1219.8 km
      Big Holes 1 13 1221.4 km
      Southern Valley Trails / Mike Harris 6 13 1221.5 km
      Kelly Canyon 23 49 8 221.6 km

      Local Badges

      National Scenic Trails & Official Routes


      • Great Western Trail
           
        • Mountain Bike
        • E-Bike
        • Hike
        • Trail Running
        • Horse
        • Dirtbike/Moto
        • ATV/ORV/OHV

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike51224 miles49,521 ft103 miles3,776 ft
      #4,554#2,00893543142
      E-Bike45211 miles44,278 ft96 miles3,776 ft
      #1,683#3935217
      Hike49179 miles46,132 ft83 miles3,776 ft
      #3,823#1,858542
      Trail Running49179 miles46,132 ft83 miles3,776 ft
      #3,824#1,857541
      Horse37136 miles35,561 ft64 miles3,310 ft
      #242#16850
      Dirtbike/Moto38156 miles37,835 ft70 miles3,333 ft
      #76#474821
      ATV/ORV/OHV1860 miles11,063 ft23 miles3,018 ft
      #53#31362
      Snowmobile359 miles3,786 ft23 miles1,755 ft
      #161
      Snowshoe245 miles3,389 ft20 miles1,450 ft
      #7325
      Backcountry Ski120 miles1,355 ft11 miles495 ft
      #238171
      Nordic Ski239 miles2,431 ft12 miles1,755 ft
      #716
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