2 miles
Distance
156 ft
Climb
-1,539 ft
Descent
00:24:41
Avg time
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Deer Creek Ridge Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Dirtbike
  • Riding Area
    Pattee Canyon
    Missoula, Montana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #82752 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    40 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
    • 5 in Dirtbiking

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.

Note: trail now extends past the forest service road to deer creek. There is another road at the end that takes you out to the same spot.

More Stats for Deer Creek Ridge bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,385 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,460 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,846 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,844 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,460 ft
  • Grade
    -10.654%
  • Grade max
    -32.845%
  • Grade min
    14.96%
  • Distance climb
    2,203 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    263 ft
  • Avg time
    00:24:41
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on May 22, 2018
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Trail Conditions
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
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  • State land
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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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      Deer Creek Ridge Trail Reports

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      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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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 5 rides
      • 32 miles avg distance
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      • 9 rides
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      Jul 19, 2019 @ 11:49am
      Jul 19, 2019

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