2 miles
153 ft
-1,199 ft
Avg time
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Deer Creek Ridge Details

  • Riding area
    Pattee Canyon
    Missoula, Montana
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking

This trail follows the ridgeline above Deer Creek on the other side from Pattee Canyon. Starts out as faint singletrack but farther on sees moto/atv use and becomes loose double track in some sections.

Access Info

Follow deer creek road to a saddle and junction, and turn left to continue up and around the other side of the drainage. Take that road another 2.5mi and the trail will be on the left after a bit of descending. At the bottom you take a road back down to deer creek right near the u-turn and top of pattee canyon.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Deer Creek Ridge mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,047 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,796 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,846 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,842 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,796 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2,304 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    237 ft
  • Avg time
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on May 22, 2018
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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to deer-creek-ridge trailhead (46.820620, -113.876858)
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Deer Creek Ridge Trail Reports

May 22, 2018 @ 5:54pm
May 22, 2018
Trail is dry and snow has melted. There are a few trees down near the top and trail is a little faint in the meadows. But overall it’s in good...
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