3.0 miles
Distance
1,439 ft
Climb
00:57:33
Avg time
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    Land Manager

Casey Meadows Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Horse
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
    • Backcountry Ski
    • Nordic Ski
  • Riding Area
    North Elkhorns
    Helena, Montana
  • Ref Number
    #343
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Primitive
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Sometimes hard to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #47528 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #8924 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 60 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback
    • 100 in Snowshoeing
    • 5 in Skiing
    • 5 in Skiing

Climb to Casey Meadows. Casey Meadows Trail 343 is a continuous climb from the road to the meadows and while not very technical, it does cover a lot of elevation and is quite strenuous. There are a couple creek crossings as well.

Access Info

Parking available on McClellan Creek Road at the start of the trail.

More Stats for Casey Meadows Trail multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    1,439 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,102 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,541 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,102 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,542 ft
  • Grade
    9.1%
  • Grade max
    0.8%
  • Grade min
    69.6%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Avg time
    00:57:33
  • Avg reverse time
    00:31:31
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on Jul 31, 2021
Very Dry
Avg: 3.75 (4 votes)
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      Casey Meadows Trail Trail Reports

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      Jul 31, 2021 @ 1:00pm
      Jul 31, 2021
      Hot and Dusty
      Jul 26, 2021 @ 9:50am
      Jul 26, 2021
      Great trail! Its steeper then I anticipated so it took a little longer then what I expected but truthfully beautiful views.
      Jan 19, 2020 @ 11:17am
      Jan 19, 2020
      Riding great! Get your fat bike up here!
      Jul 21, 2019 @ 10:35am
      Jul 21, 2019
      reporter
      Jul 17, 2018 @ 11:29am
      Jul 17, 2018
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 3 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 68 rides
      • Last: Jun 16, 2024

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      Jul 22, 2019 @ 6:40am
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      Jul 26, 2021 @ 9:50am
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