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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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
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  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
      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
      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.
      Region Details
      • 1
      • 9
      • 8

      Region Status
      Caution as of Aug 9, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      21
      Trails Mountain Bike
      18
      Trails Hike
      18
      Trails Trail Running
      18
      Trails Snowshoe
      4
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      3
      Trails Nordic Ski
      3
      Total Distance
      38 miles
      Total Descent
      6,236 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,081 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,147 ft
      Reports
      112
      Photos
      93
      Ridden Counter
      2,138

      Photos of The Whitefish Trail Mountain Bike

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      Jul 18, 2020 @ 7:45pm
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      Jul 18, 2020 @ 7:44pm
      Jul 18, 2020

      Videos of The Whitefish Trail Mountain Bike

      kevO danO
      3:53 | 182 | Aug 20, 2017
      FollowingFadi
      2:53 | 97 | Aug 15, 2017

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #1692087imcintosh406riddentrailReservoir Trail
      Aug 13, 2020 @ 1:08pm
      3 hours
      user #1515858RodneyMTBwishlisttrailThe Whitefish Trail - Lion Mountain to North Beaver
      Aug 12, 2020 @ 7:20pm
      21 hours
      user #2032877buckdrewwishlisttrailReservoir Trail
      Aug 11, 2020 @ 6:24pm
      2 days
      user #2143797UltrasueriddentrailReservoir Trail
      Aug 10, 2020 @ 2:01pm
      Aug 10, 2020
      user #2057315gcm1221addreportBack 9
      Aug 10, 2020 @ 10:27am
      Aug 10, 2020

      Recent Comments

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      user #1775181Powerwagon2500trailReservoir TrailLove this trail vary easy to get a ride to the...
      Aug 2, 2020 @ 4:54pm
      Aug 2, 2020
      user #2267396SusanGaithertrailBeaver Lake TrailLoved this trail! My 15 year old and 11 year...
      Jul 2, 2020 @ 9:48pm
      Jul 2, 2020
      user #415445MikeyMTtrailReservoir TrailNice mellow trail either direction.
      May 27, 2020 @ 7:26am
      May 27, 2020
      user #1305717JeffVonKipertrailBeaver Lake TrailLove this new trail, my favorite in the...
      Aug 26, 2019 @ 4:34pm
      Aug 26, 2019
      user #1088908rootskiertrailBeaver Lake TrailThis is a fun new machine-built flow trail. No...
      Aug 19, 2019 @ 9:57am
      Aug 19, 2019

      Nearby Areas

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      Whitefish Bike Retreat 4 30.8 km
      Spencer Mountain 6 10 3 32.5 km
      Haskill Basin 2 145.1 km
      Whitefish Mountain Resort 3 18 17 25.4 km
      Pig Farms 30 547.1 km
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