13.5 miles
Distance
4,356 ft
Climb
-2,855 ft
Descent
01:44:57
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Grave Creek Growler Trail

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    Land Manager

Grave Creek Growler Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
    • Dirtbike/Moto
    • ATV/ORV/OHV
  • Riding Area
    Blue Mountain
    Missoula, Montana
  • Ref Number
    #17806
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat, Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #193752 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    25 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
    • 5 in Dirtbiking
    • 5 in ATVing/Offroading
    • 5 in Horseback
  • Land Manager
    Lolo National Forest

A rolling rocky jeep road traverse of the Grave Creek Range connecting Blue Mountain to Petty Mountain.

Access Info

Begins from Woodman Saddle junction southwest of Blue Mountain. The saddle can be accessed by forest road #365.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Grave Creek Growler bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    1,501 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,570 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,071 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,570 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,071 ft
  • Grade
    2.113%
  • Grade max
    -47.849%
  • Grade min
    41.605%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,169 ft
  • Avg time
    01:44:57
  • Avg reverse time
    00:59:11
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      Grave Creek Growler Trail Reports

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      Jun 21, 2020 @ 7:30am
      Jun 21, 2020
      This is definitely a 4x4 road loose steep rocks road goes straight up the mountain then straight down there is some hike a bike. However really...
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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      Brentlane (Aug 20, 2020 at 21:56)
       Do not recommend taking dual sports/ dirt bikes down this mid summer. Long, steep, rocky, and dusty hill climbs. UTV’s, quads, or jeeps can work.
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