4 miles
1,621 ft
-237 ft
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Bear Canyon Road Trail

Bear Canyon Road Details

  • Riding area
    Gallatin Range
    Bozeman, Montana
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
  • Global Ranking

This starts off as a pretty easy fire road climb, and would be a fast, but not wildly exciting decent coming from Chestnut Mtn.
As the trail goes on it gets more primitive.
Once you hit the field with the old homestead, the trail takes a left and heads straight up the hill for a mile or so.
This section is the some of the steepest trail I've seen. Good luck.

At the top you'll see a trail sign to get to Chestnut.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Bear Canyon Road mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,385 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,478 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,864 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,479 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,864 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3,844 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,577 ft
  • Avg time
  • Avg reverse time
  • view trail stats
no votes yet

view (7)
Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to bear-canyon-road trailhead (45.607050, -110.921520)
update trails status or condition

Bear Canyon Road Trail Reports

no reports have been added for Bear Canyon Road yet, add a trail report.
Trail reports are used to indicate a trails current condition and inform builders and other riders about any issues on a trail.


no photos have been added for Bear Canyon Road yet, add a photo.

Trail Products

Reviews / Comments

No reviews yet, be the first to write a review or ask a question.
Use trail reports to comment on trail conditions.

Post a Comment

You must login to Pinkbike.
Don't have an account? Sign up

Join Pinkbike  Login


no videos have been added for Bear Canyon Road yet, add a video.
  • subscribe
  • flag
  • login to download gpx or kml files.