5.6 miles
Distance
650 ft
Climb
-650 ft
Descent
00:32:34
Avg time

Elk Meadows Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Gibson Jack
    Pocatello, Idaho
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #74006 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    25 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Nice, easy doubletrack loop, relatively flat, with a couple of short, steep, rocky sections on the west side of the loop. It's generally wide open meadow space with some nice views.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Elk Meadows mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude min
    6,245 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,727 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,568 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,568 ft
  • Grade max
    -26.565%
  • Grade min
    21.135%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,993 ft
  • Avg time
    00:32:34
  • Avg reverse time
    00:42:45
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Status:
on May 9, 2020
Variable
Avg: 3 (1 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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  • Both Directions
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  • One Direction
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      Elk Meadows Trail Reports

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      May 9, 2020 @ 1:00am
      May 9, 2020
      Going East from the gate at West Fork counter clockwise up to Gibson Jack gate is dry and clear, no issues. Going West from the West Fork gate...
      Aug 7, 2019 @ 11:54am
      Aug 7, 2019
      reporter Excellent condition!
      May 28, 2018 @ 5:18pm
      May 28, 2018
      May 5, 2018 @ 7:10pm
      May 5, 2018
      Section from West Fork to Gibson Jack is excellent, everywhere else still has patches of snow and mud.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 2 rides
      • 31 miles avg distance
      All
      • 25 rides
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      Photos

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      Jun 1, 2021 @ 12:34pm
      Jun 1, 2021
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      Jun 1, 2021 @ 12:34pm
      Jun 1, 2021

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