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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • 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

      This region is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

      The North Elkhorns (aka Strawberry Butte) riding area includes Helena-area favorites such as Pinecrest. Much of the lower area is on private land, while the higher portions are USFS. Please respect the landowners to ensure continued access. The majority of the trails in this area are unsanctioned, non-system trails shown for informational purposes. Accordingly, their future is uncertain and trail clearing and maintenance is not legal. USFS planning efforts may result in adoption of some existing routes; however this cannot be guaranteed.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      eBikes Allowed: No
      Shuttleable: YES
      AKA: Montana City, Strawberry Butte, McClellan
      Willard Creek parking area google parking directions
      Region Supporters & Maintainers
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,885
      State Ranking
      #30
      Trails
      47
      Total Distance
      80 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      30 miles
      Total Descent
      14,178 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,514 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,473 ft
      Reports
      222
      Photos
      28
      Ridden Counter
      158

      Photos of North Elkhorns Mountain Bike

      10 |
      May 20, 2018 @ 1:36pm
      May 20, 2018
      Maupin Creek to Waterline
      trail: Trail 302
      30 |
      Aug 12, 2017 @ 11:52pm
      Aug 12, 2017
      Trail 302, Helena
      trail: Trail 302
      40 |
      Aug 12, 2017 @ 11:51pm
      Aug 12, 2017
      Trail 302, Helena
      trail: Trail 344
      31 |
      Jul 30, 2017 @ 5:04pm
      Jul 30, 2017
      Trail 344, Helena
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      Videos of North Elkhorns Mountain Bike

      Strawberry DH before the snow HD2
      0:59 | 333 | Oct 17, 2016 , Helena
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      North Elkhorns Mountain Bike Routes

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      Stawberry - Maupin Loop
      11 miles
      Pinecrest
      10 miles
      Casey Peak
      12 miles
      Maupin - McClellan Divide
      11 miles

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