11 miles
2,034 ft
-3,497 ft
1 miles
High Point

Big Elk Creek (097) Details

  • Riding area
    Swan Valley, Idaho
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking

A mix of buffed trail and rocky sections becoming more primitive along the upper half of the trail. Can be ridden either direction. Expect some hike-a-bike either direction especially near the Ida/Wy boarder and again above the south fork confluence. The ford below Siddoway Creek can be an issue in the springtime.

The North Fork can have a lot of blow-down timber and the trail is usually very faint at the top end.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Big Elk Creek (097) mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,463 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,668 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,131 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,668 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,573 ft
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Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Apr 9, 2018 @ 8:18am
Apr 9, 2018
Big Elk Creek (097), Victor

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