2 miles
511 ft
-511 ft
Avg time
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Blacktail Loop Details

  • Riding area
    Thompson Park
    Butte, Montana
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
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  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Season
    Summer and Winter!
  • Global Ranking

Moderately difficult climb up an old 2track jeep road leads to a nice, smooth single track loop that can be ridden either direction and connects to the Archery Range descent and to Blacktail Ridge Trail that links to the Beaver Ponds trail and the CDT between Pipestone Pass and Homestake Pass. Excellent riding for fat bikes thanks to all the snowshoers who keep the trail packed most of the winter.

Access Info

Take I-90 exit 288 and go south on Continental for 2-3 miles before turning Left after the Blacktail Trailhead sign on Meadow View Dr. Stay straight/left on Trail Ck Rd and then turn right onto Majestic Dr and park at the end of Majestic at the trailhead.

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More Stats for Blacktail Loop mountain bike trail
  • Altitude min
    1 miles
  • Altitude max
    1 miles
  • Altitude start
    1 miles
  • Altitude end
    1 miles
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    889 ft
  • Avg time
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on Sep 11, 2016
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Sep 11, 2016 @ 7:21pm
Sep 11, 2016
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