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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
      This area provides a selection of easy trails circling a reservoir. The location on the eastern shoulder of the Helena Valley provides scenic vistas for 360 degrees.

      The Helena Valley Reservoir is a Bureau of Reclamation project that controls flow in the Helena Valley Irrigation Canal and provides additional drinking water to the City of Helena during summer months. For this reason, dogs are not allowed in the reservoir.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Access Info:
      The main parking lot is located off York Road, right at the crest of the first hill as you drive east from Helena.
      Region Details
      • 2
      • 3

      Region Status
      Open as of Apr 24, 2019 ago

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #3,764
      State Ranking
      #37
      Trails (view details)
      5
      Trails Mountain Bike
      5
      Trails Hike
      5
      Trails Trail Running
      5
      Trails Horse
      5
      Trails Snowshoe
      5
      Trails Nordic Ski
      5
      Total Distance
      7 miles
      Total Descent
      200 ft
      Total Vertical
      25 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,841 ft
      Reports
      5
      Photos
      4
      Ridden Counter
      10

      Popular Regulating Reservoir Mountain Biking Trails

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

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      Photos of Regulating Reservoir Mountain Bike

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      Aug 2, 2019 @ 2:37pm
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      Aug 2, 2019 @ 2:35pm
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      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #603372evasiveaddphoto in Helena, Montana, United States and 3 more
      Aug 2, 2019 @ 2:35pm
      Aug 2, 2019
      user #1728396crankyoldguy169riddentrailShoreline Trail
      May 15, 2019 @ 2:38pm
      May 15, 2019
      user #603372evasiveaddreportAccess Road and 4 more
      Apr 24, 2019 @ 11:12am
      Apr 24, 2019
      user #1358566MdundasvotetrailReservoir Trail and 2 more
      Apr 3, 2019 @ 10:17pm
      Apr 3, 2019
      user #1358566MdundasriddentrailReservoir Trail and 2 more
      Apr 3, 2019 @ 10:17pm
      Apr 3, 2019

      Recent Comments

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      user #603372evasivetrailReservoir TrailGreat low-angle loop for beginner riders or...
      Oct 15, 2018 @ 6:52am
      Oct 15, 2018

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      • By wyomont & contributors
      • Admins: MONTANABIKERMAN, evasive, MBG, BikeHelena
      • #27067 - 238 views

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