4.2 miles
Distance
361 ft
Climb
-468 ft
Descent
00:37:47
Avg time
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    Land Manager

Elk Meadows Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    North of Stanley
    Stanley, Idaho
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #47681 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #68198 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 70 in Hiking

Fast, smooth single track through the meadows and then through forest section and another meadow.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Elk Meadows mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -108 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,592 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,808 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,746 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,638 ft
  • Grade max
    -21.108%
  • Grade min
    25.335%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,039 ft
  • Avg time
    00:37:47
  • Avg reverse time
    00:45:39
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Status:
on Sep 5, 2021
Dry
Avg: 4 (6 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Elk Meadows Trail Reports

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      Sep 5, 2021 @ 10:39am
      Sep 5, 2021
      Really a fun ride. A little dusty and some light sand.
      Jun 3, 2020 @ 9:55am
      Jun 3, 2020
      2 downed tree blocking passage
      Sep 3, 2019 @ 8:13pm
      Sep 3, 2019
      Sep 3, 2019 @ 8:13pm
      Sep 3, 2019
      Aug 5, 2018 @ 7:36pm
      Aug 5, 2018
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 78 rides
      • 29 miles avg distance
      All
      • 173 rides
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      Photos

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      Jul 24, 2018 @ 11:28am
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      149 |
      Jul 24, 2018 @ 8:53am
      Jul 24, 2018

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Elk Mountain Loop + Stanley Lake Creek to Bridalveil Falls
      22 miles

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      Shumaker (Aug 14, 2017 at 14:48)
       The loop was good but this section was great!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      Mgladding (Aug 21, 2017 at 17:56)
       My favorite section of the loop! Fun rocks to start then buff singletrack past meadows, streams and a little crystal clear lake.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      Challis1 (Jul 30, 2020 at 16:39)
       Great section of trail.
      [Reply]

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