5 miles
Distance
3,300 ft
Climb
-444 ft
Descent
01:57:56
Avg time
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Bear Track (8) Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Red Lodge
    , Montana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular in reverse
  • Physical Rating
    Extreme
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #83147 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    40 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Bear Track Trail (Forest Trail Cool climbs from Rock Creek Canyon to Silver Run Plateau. Silver Run Plateau Trail (Forest Trail 64) will veer right at the junction and descend to West Fork of Rock Creek.

This trail is very steep and long but is a great way to loop from Red Lodge with Silver Run and Ingles Creek Trails.

Bear Track Trail continues west along Silver Run Plateau to Timberline Lake Trail (Forest Trail 12) but enters the Beartooth Wilderness immediately West of it's junction with Silver Run Plateau Trail.

The trail is open for the following uses: Hiking, Backpacking, Horseback Riding, Mountain Biking for 5 miles from US Hwy 212 to Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness Boundary.

Access Info

Access is from Bear Track Trailhead, Timberline Lake Trailhead, or Silver Run Plateau Trailhead.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Bear Track (8) mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    2,856 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,644 ft
  • Altitude max
    9,500 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,644 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,500 ft
  • Grade
    10.792%
  • Grade max
    -40.297%
  • Grade min
    67.486%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    5,257 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,701 ft
  • Avg time
    01:57:56
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  • 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
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • 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
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