13 miles
Distance
2,041 ft
Climb
-2,041 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

The Trail Creek Loop offers incredible views of Paradise Valley, Gallatin Valley, the Bridger Range, Absaroka Range, and the northern end of the Gallatin Range. It is not a technically challenging ride, but does require a bit of stamina as you gain roughly 3000' of elevation on this route.

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    3
More Stats for Trail Creek Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    5,868 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,868 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,869 ft
  • Grade max
    -37.8%
  • Grade min
    44%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    5,112 ft
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Bear Canyon
      Dec 4, 2020 @ 1:19pm
      1 days
      Good fat bike to Dean Gulch then rocky ski is possible.
      Goose Creek Road
      Sep 15, 2020 @ 1:58pm
      Sep 15, 2020
      Tree across the road about a tenth of a mile south of Bear Canyon intersection. Easy to navigate around.
      Trail Creek
      Aug 24, 2020 @ 10:02am
      Aug 24, 2020
      Cleared tree, did drainage work, and cut back the grass a bit.
      reporter
      Trail Creek
      Aug 24, 2020 @ 7:23am
      Aug 24, 2020
      440 Abbreviated
      Sep 6, 2018 @ 9:02pm
      Sep 6, 2018
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