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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • 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
LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • 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
      The South Hills are Helena's backyard. With nearly 80 miles of singletrack and trailheads in many neighborhoods, even downtown, the South Hills trail network makes it easy to get out for rides ranging from 4 to 40 miles. The network is spread out across a series of four ridges that are separated by gulches.

      The open lands are a patchwork of public and private ownership, and good trail etiquette helps maintain and expand our access. Please respect other trail users on our popular network.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      Dump Out Parking Lot google parking directions
      Region Details
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      • 42
      • 96
      • 17
      • 5


      Open on Dec 9, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #73
      State Ranking
      #1
      Trails (view details)
      184
      Trails Mountain Bike
      186
      Trails E-Bike
      3
      Trails Hike
      184
      Trails Trail Running
      184
      Total Distance
      123 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      55 miles
      Total Descent
      31,451 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,395 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,311 ft
      Reports
      3,690
      Photos
      326
      Ridden Counter
      9,309

      Photos of South Hills Mountain Bike

      13 |
      Oct 5, 2018 @ 12:13pm
      Oct 5, 2018
      25 |
      Oct 5, 2018 @ 12:11pm
      Oct 5, 2018
      Unnamed Phat Trak Tech Trail
      61 |
      Jul 24, 2017 @ 7:34pm
      Jul 24, 2017
      Eddye McClure East, My City
      99 |
      May 29, 2017 @ 5:23pm
      May 29, 2017
      Eddye McClure East, Helena
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      Videos of South Hills Mountain Bike

      Helenduro X Stage 6 Course Preview
      2:34 | 304 | May 21, 2018
      Helenduro X Stage 1 Course Preview
      7:56 | 563 | May 21, 2018
      Helenduro X Stage 5 Course Preview
      6:26 | 321 | May 21, 2018
      Warm up Drop
      0:10 | 26 | Mar 15, 2018
      more videos »

      South Hills Mountain Bike Routes

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      Mount Ascension to Top of the World
      11 miles
      Mount Helena Ridge - Hogsback - Horse
      13 miles
      Show Me the Hog
      8 miles
      Mount A to Top of the World
      11 miles

      Recent Comments

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      user #1544804DtempletontrailAftershock TrailNice
      Sep 28, 2018 @ 5:26pm
      Sep 28, 2018
      user #1308530vtagtaraptrailBull Run Trail (Gold Rush to California)Still doesn't exist yet
      Jul 14, 2018 @ 9:55am
      Jul 14, 2018
      user #603372evasivereportAftershock TrailThanks for the updates.
      Jan 7, 2018 @ 2:20pm
      Jan 7, 2018
      user #603372evasivereport2006 TrailThanks for the updates.
      Jan 7, 2018 @ 2:19pm
      Jan 7, 2018
      user #603372evasivetrailDazed and ConfusedThis trail sucks for biking. Blind chicanes...
      Dec 21, 2017 @ 11:27am
      Dec 21, 2017
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