1 miles
370 ft
-116 ft
3,961 ft
High Point
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Ewok Trail

Ewok Details

  • Riding Area
    The Rattlesnake
    Missoula, Montana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
  • Bike Type
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical Rating
  • Season
    Year Round (fat bike during winter)
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    Lolo National Forest

Ewok is by far the preferred trail to return to the main Rattlesnake trail head. It's a super fun, fast, and flowy trail when descending, but WATCH OUT there are a lot of other trail users due to its close proximity to the trail head. It is courtesy to take the road if you are climbing from the parking lot, although this trail is legally bi-directional.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Ewok bike trail
  • Altitude change
    254 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,660 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,660 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,914 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3,949 ft
  • Distance down
    2,038 ft
  • Distance flat
    222 ft
  • view trail stats
on Oct 14, 2018
Avg: 4.5 (4 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to ewok-124205 trailhead (46.924650, -113.962220)


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Dec 18, 2011 @ 8:16pm
Dec 18, 2011
Ewok, Missoula

Routes with this trail

sawmill/fish ladder to fencline
8 miles

3 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag NSmith11 (Jul 30, 2018 at 7:38)
 Fun area to ride. I am an out of towner that rode this system a few times recently. I noted a couple things that were not clear. 1: GPS shows this trail on the SW side of the paved road. But I found no trail on that side. I did ride a trail that seems like it could be Ewok on the NE side of the paved road. If I have not ridden the wrong trail in error then perhaps the tracks should be updated. I can post mine if needed. 2: The description indicates a multi-use trail that is fun to ride down with caution for other users yet for some reason trailforks shows directional arrows for this trail suggesting it is an uphill only. That should be addressed probably by removing the directional arrows on this and all other multi use trails.
  • + 0
flag tripoutside (Aug 14, 2018 at 17:05)
 Great green trail to ride up. We took this to Fenceline and rode that up!
  • + 1
flag jmahler TRAILFORKS (Aug 19, 2018 at 7:59)
 Fun trail to rip down. It has some banked corners and wall rides and if you are going fast enough you can catch a little air. I wish there were more trails like this.

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