2 miles
Distance
71 ft
Climb
-366 ft
Descent
00:20:32
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Elk Meadows Trail

Elk Meadows Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    North of Stanley
    Stanley, Idaho
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #15582 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 75 in Hiking

If descending, expect a rocky more technical ride until the sign. It can all be ridden but might be harder for beginners to descend.

Access Info

via Elk Mountain Road

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Elk Meadows mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -296 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,745 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,096 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,041 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,745 ft
  • Grade max
    -23.243%
  • Grade min
    9.204%
  • Distance climb
    1,840 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    764 ft
  • Avg time
    00:20:32
  • Avg reverse time
    00:49:05
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Status:
on Sep 8, 2020
Dry
Avg: 4.5 (4 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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
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  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
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Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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
      Directions to elk-meadows-33643 trailhead (44.254170, -115.079120)
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      Elk Meadows Trail Reports

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      Sep 8, 2020 @ 10:14pm
      Sep 8, 2020
      Several Trees down. Some of the downed trees have logs stacked so you can roll or jump them.
      Jul 30, 2020 @ 10:51am
      Jul 30, 2020
      Trail clear. Surface really nice right now.
      Jun 3, 2020 @ 9:55am
      Jun 3, 2020
      Couple trees blocking passage.
      Sep 3, 2019 @ 8:12pm
      Sep 3, 2019
      Aug 5, 2018 @ 7:35pm
      Aug 5, 2018
      Trees down in a couple spots
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 92 rides
      • 29 miles avg distance
      All
      • 175 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      26 |
      Jun 25, 2017 @ 6:50pm
      Jun 25, 2017

      Routes with this trail

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

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Shumaker (Aug 14, 2017 at 14:53)
       A bit jumbly and tech for a low end blue rider but doable. Gets much better at the sign.
      [Reply]

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