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      The Whitefish Trail is a growing network of trails just outside of town. It is a multi use trail system open to hikers, runners, horseback riders, and mountain bikers. It is mostly beginner and intermediate friendly trails. The first couple miles are always busy with the aforementioned users so please be courteous. As you get further from town there is less traffic and the trails become more geared towards mountain biking.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: Community Forest
      Woods Lake Parking Area google parking directions
      Access Info:
      he Whitefish Trail is located just west of Whitefish, MT off of Highway 93.

      The Lion Mountain Trail head is the Closest to town and also has the heaviest traffic. Headed west out of town as you past the Golf Course stay straight on the Lion Mountain Loop road. Follow this to the trail head.

      Skyles Lake Trailhead:
      3.6 miles west of downtown Whitefish on Highway 93, take a right on Skyles Lake Road. the trailhead is on your right.

      Beaver Lake Trailhead:
      7.4 miles west of downtown Whitefish on Highway 93, take a right on Beaver Lake Road. Follow this road for 1.5 miles past the Montana Bike Hostel and the trailhead is on your right.

      North Beaver and Woods Lake Trailheads:
      These can be founded by following the Beaver Lake Road further but best to just look them un on a map.
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 5
      • 1
      • 21
      • 8

      Region Status
      Caution as of Nov 14, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      38
      Trails Mountain Bike
      35
      Trails E-Bike
      4
      Trails Hike
      34
      Trails Trail Running
      34
      Trails Horse
      3
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      3
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      3
      Trails Snowshoe
      7
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      5
      Trails Nordic Ski
      3
      Total Distance
      42 miles
      Total Descent
      6,763 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,130 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,156 ft
      Reports
      174
      Photos
      101
      Ridden Counter
      4,744

      Photos of The Whitefish Trail Mountain Bike

      11 |
      Dec 17, 2021 @ 12:08pm
      Dec 17, 2021
      25 |
      Dec 12, 2020 @ 5:06pm
      Dec 12, 2020
      34 |
      Dec 6, 2020 @ 5:16pm
      Dec 6, 2020
      47 |
      Nov 14, 2020 @ 11:35am
      Nov 14, 2020
      36 |
      Jul 18, 2020 @ 7:45pm
      Jul 18, 2020
      61 |
      Jul 18, 2020 @ 7:44pm
      Jul 18, 2020
      34 |
      Jul 18, 2020 @ 7:44pm
      Jul 18, 2020
      22 |
      Jul 18, 2020 @ 7:44pm
      Jul 18, 2020

      Videos of The Whitefish Trail Mountain Bike

      kevO danO
      3:53 | 223 | Aug 20, 2017
      Flowy ST
      1:53 | 309 | Aug 15, 2017
      SingleTracktoBeaverLake
      2:34 | 291 | Aug 15, 2017
      FollowingFadi
      2:53 | 123 | Aug 15, 2017
      Randall
      1:59 | 76 | Aug 14, 2017
      Tally Over Look
      1:20 | 2522 | Aug 13, 2016

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Reservoir Trail
      Oct 9, 2021 @ 11:36am
      Oct 9, 2021
      DryDarkNomadDry in spots but overall great conditions.
      Skyles Trail
      Sep 21, 2021 @ 7:43pm
      Sep 21, 2021
      Dryadventure-milecreek
      The Whitefish Trail - Skyles Lake Connector
      Sep 21, 2021 @ 7:42pm
      Sep 21, 2021
      Dryadventure-milecreek
      Lion Mountain Trail
      Sep 21, 2021 @ 7:42pm
      Sep 21, 2021
      Dryadventure-milecreek
      Skyles to Beaver Trail
      Sep 21, 2021 @ 7:41pm
      Sep 21, 2021
      Dryadventure-milecreek Super fun trail with a good climbing...
      Skyles Overlook Loop Trail
      Aug 25, 2021 @ 3:27pm
      Aug 25, 2021
      IdealTimmybp
      Beaver Lake Overlook
      Aug 25, 2021 @ 3:27pm
      Aug 25, 2021
      IdealTimmybp
      Beaver Lake Trail
      Aug 25, 2021 @ 3:27pm
      Aug 25, 2021
      IdealTimmybp
      Woods - Dollar Connector
      Aug 18, 2021 @ 2:19pm
      Aug 18, 2021
      IdealerbikerExcellent loamy conditions post the rain....
      Beaver to Woods Lake Trail
      Aug 18, 2021 @ 2:19pm
      Aug 18, 2021
      IdealerbikerExcellent loamy conditions post the rain....

      Activity Feed

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      user #2170605WhitefishRidingaddphoto in Whitefish, Montana, United States
      Dec 17, 2021 @ 12:08pm
      Dec 17, 2021
      user #2170605WhitefishRidingvotetrailReservoir Trail
      Dec 17, 2021 @ 12:06pm
      Dec 17, 2021
      user #1305717jeffreyvonkiperaddtrailCut Off
      Nov 7, 2021 @ 4:27pm
      Nov 7, 2021
      user #1305717jeffreyvonkipervotetrailLittle Beaver Lake Connector Trail
      Nov 7, 2021 @ 8:05am
      Nov 7, 2021
      user #1305717jeffreyvonkiperupdatetrailLittle Beaver Lake Connector Trail
      Nov 7, 2021 @ 7:51am
      Nov 7, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2768815RyanwalthertrailThe Whitefish Trail - Swift Creek OverlookShould be green.
      Aug 8, 2021 @ 7:22am
      Aug 8, 2021
      user #2695851TzinztrailBeaver Lake TrailGreat trail with a downhill reward
      May 23, 2021 @ 3:18pm
      May 23, 2021
      user #2695851TzinztrailBeaver Lake TrailGreat trail with a downhill reward
      May 23, 2021 @ 3:14pm
      May 23, 2021
      user #2179437TacomajacktrailBeaver Lake TrailTree down about halfway through trail.
      Apr 21, 2021 @ 4:01pm
      Apr 21, 2021
      user #1775181Powerwagon2500trailReservoir TrailLove this trail vary easy to get a ride to the...
      Aug 2, 2020 @ 4:54pm
      Aug 2, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Whitefish Bike Retreat 3 30.8 km
      Spencer Mountain 6 10 3 32.5 km
      Holbrook Overlook4.2 km
      Haskill Basin 4 17 15.1 km
      Whitefish Mountain Resort 6 11 12 35.4 km

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3540 miles6,637 ft18 miles1,132 ft
      #969#4989917313,172
      E-Bike42 miles66 ft2,201 ft410 ft
      9614
      Hike3439 miles6,614 ft18 miles1,132 ft
      #724#433173121
      Trail Running3439 miles6,614 ft18 miles1,132 ft
      #727#431173143
      Horse32 miles66 ft2,201 ft135 ft
      502
      Dirtbike/Moto32 miles66 ft2,201 ft135 ft
      501
      ATV/ORV/OHV32 miles66 ft2,201 ft135 ft
      502
      Snowshoe78 miles1,552 ft4 miles1,004 ft
      #68#4492
      Backcountry Ski53 miles174 ft5,075 ft161 ft
      Nordic Ski32 miles128 ft3,629 ft161 ft
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