7 miles
Distance
2,477 ft
Climb
-855 ft
Descent
01:09:14
Avg time
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Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    Northern Gallatin Range
    Bozeman, Montana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    June -Oct
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #18005 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 65 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback

Great trail. Close to town. Some steep sections but well worth the view at the top and the ride down... Can be ridden as an out and back or as a loop by riding the road to Goose Creek.

Closed to mtb until June 15th. The bottom section is gumbo until that time

Disclaimer

Seasonal Closure: April 1 - June 15

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Chestnut Mountain Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    1,622 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,273 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,633 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,273 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,893 ft
  • Grade
    4.2%
  • Grade max
    -28.5%
  • Grade min
    46%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,067 ft
  • Avg time
    01:09:14
  • Avg reverse time
    01:32:05
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Status:
on Sep 15, 2020
Dry
Avg: 4.4 (5 votes)

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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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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • 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
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • 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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Chestnut... Trail Reports

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      Sep 15, 2020 @ 1:58pm
      Sep 15, 2020
      Two trees across the trail, both near the northern end.
      Aug 7, 2020 @ 5:13pm
      Aug 7, 2020
      reporter
      Jul 11, 2020 @ 3:18pm
      Jul 11, 2020
      Jun 25, 2020 @ 12:21pm
      Jun 25, 2020
      V muddy! Turned around 1/10 of a mile up from the Goose Creek TH, as the mud was quite bad. Rider at parking area said going up Chestnut looked...
      Jun 23, 2020 @ 12:30pm
      Jun 23, 2020
      Perfect dirt.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 23 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
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      • 131 rides
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      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag jenneilene (Jun 23, 2017 at 13:30)
       Trail is buff and smooth. Great views and wildflowers!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag CyclingThe425 (Aug 27, 2019 at 20:13)
       Dry, not dusty, still lots of green. View is worth the climb.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag virginian41fTe (Sep 13, 2020 at 11:08)
       Great ride. Very dry. No smoking!
      [Reply]

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