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      Pipestone area east of Butte and west of Whitehall includes a network of 4 wheel and double track trails as well as some singletrack. The area is rideable almost all year long and is best in the spring and later fall when the temperatures are cooler. Lower down there are very few forested areas, so during the hot summer days, bring plenty of water. In addition, tubeless tires are recommended because of the abundant prickly pear cactus. Watch for rattlesnakes in the summer

      The trails are often sandy, rocky and contain many steep ups and downs. Bear this is mind when planning a trip as riding times may be longer than expected.

      To make it easier to plan routes and differentiate different types of trails, the current system of trail grading is as follows:
      Multi-use Primary Access Trails: Suitable for most vehicles.
      Multi-use Secondary Access trails: Suitable for 4x4 vehicles.
      Multi-use color graded: Suitable for ATV's and below.
      Moto primary color graded: Motorized singletrack.
      Hike primary color graded: Non-motorized singletrack.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      Land Status: National Forest
      Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Pipestone exit off I-90 15 miles east of Butte.
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      Region Details
      • 38
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      • 54
      • 15
      • 2

      Region Status
      Caution as of Feb 18, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      124
      Trails Mountain Bike
      122
      Trails E-Bike
      47
      Trails Horse
      94
      Trails Hike
      123
      Trails Trail Running
      123
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      105
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      84
      Total Distance
      213 miles
      Total Descent
      30,535 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,363 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,995 ft
      Reports
      198
      Photos
      67
      Ridden Counter
      1,453

      Popular Pipestone Mountain Biking Trails

      Photos of Pipestone Mountain Bike

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      Nov 17, 2021 @ 10:20am
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      Jun 14, 2021 @ 10:54pm
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      Jun 11, 2021 @ 3:12pm
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      Jun 11, 2021 @ 3:12pm
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      Jun 11, 2021 @ 3:11pm
      Jun 11, 2021
      29 |
      Jun 10, 2021 @ 5:46pm
      Jun 10, 2021

      Videos of Pipestone Mountain Bike

      youtuber Why I Don't Ride My 29er MTB Anymore | 29er vs...
      trail: BLM 20
      10:29 | 107 | Jan 3, 2022 , Whitehall

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      BLM 10
      May 5, 2022 @ 8:36am
      May 5, 2022
      DryMost trails in the pipestone area are now dryMattinButte ATS
      BLM 12
      May 5, 2022 @ 8:35am
      May 5, 2022
      DryMost trails in the pipestone area are now dryMattinButte ATS
      Dry Creek
      May 3, 2022 @ 5:42pm
      May 3, 2022
      VariableSome wet areas but otherwise ideal!Jsims99
      BLM 8
      Apr 7, 2022 @ 8:49pm
      Apr 7, 2022
      DryMattinButte ATS
      BLM 9
      Apr 7, 2022 @ 8:49pm
      Apr 7, 2022
      DryMattinButte ATS
      BLM 18
      Apr 7, 2022 @ 8:48pm
      Apr 7, 2022
      DryMattinButte ATS
      BLM 13
      Apr 7, 2022 @ 8:48pm
      Apr 7, 2022
      DryMattinButte ATS
      Access Road
      Mar 22, 2022 @ 11:27am
      Mar 22, 2022
      Dryrideyearround
      BLM 13.5
      Mar 19, 2022 @ 8:56pm
      Mar 19, 2022
      Variable One or two wet spots, the rest is hero dirt.rideyearround
      BLM 11
      Mar 19, 2022 @ 8:56pm
      Mar 19, 2022
      Variable A few muddy spots, but mostly dry or just...rideyearround

      Activity Feed

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      user #1840489MattinButteupdaterouteDry Mountain Loop
      Jan 16, 2023 @ 2:00pm
      Jan 16, 2023
      user #1840489MattinButteaddrouteDry Mountain Loop
      Jan 12, 2023 @ 2:58pm
      Jan 12, 2023
      user #1016431matuxwishlisttrailAccess Road
      Dec 27, 2022 @ 10:09pm
      Dec 27, 2022
      user #3236097CoffeeThenMTBwishlisttrailTrack-side
      Nov 16, 2022 @ 6:34am
      Nov 16, 2022
      user #1281487BuckyGoldsteinwishlistregionPipestone
      Oct 16, 2022 @ 9:37pm
      Oct 16, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1840489MattinButtetrailBig MajorWow, he did a great job!
      Jun 26, 2021 @ 8:57pm
      Jun 26, 2021
      user #2756851tjdmttrailBig MajorMining most likely started around the turn of...
      Jun 26, 2021 @ 8:06pm
      Jun 26, 2021
      user #1840489MattinButtetrailBig MajorThanks, it is an amazing place! Do you happen...
      Jun 22, 2021 @ 5:25pm
      Jun 22, 2021
      user #2756851tjdmttrailBig MajorThanks for posting the terrific photos! The...
      Jun 21, 2021 @ 6:51pm
      Jun 21, 2021
      user #1840489MattinButtetrailBLM 24AI carried my mountain bike down from BLM 20 up...
      Apr 18, 2021 @ 10:30pm
      Apr 18, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Our Lady 6 11 48.2 km
      Thompson Park 11 1410.5 km
      Hay Canyon and State Creek 111.2 km
      Montana Tech Open Space Butte Bike Park 12 7 114.9 km
      Little Boulder 2 115.5 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike122211 miles30,482 ft85 miles3,363 ft
      #8,310#3,506641984342
      E-Bike4767 miles11,063 ft27 miles3,323 ft
      #3,556#74814668
      Horse94154 miles19,823 ft56 miles3,363 ft
      #605#4101121
      Hike123212 miles30,482 ft86 miles3,363 ft
      #7,321#3,355197112
      Trail Running123212 miles30,482 ft86 miles3,363 ft
      #7,298#3,343219717
      Dirtbike/Moto105195 miles27,697 ft78 miles3,323 ft
      #189#124111857
      ATV/ORV/OHV84169 miles21,355 ft63 miles3,323 ft
      #109#61912
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