1.9 miles
391 ft
-460 ft
Avg time
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John's Gulch Details

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  • Direction
    Both Directions
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  • Season
    Summer and Winter!
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From Sagebrush Flats parking area, this trail descends through aspen groves and open parks. Look out for wildlife such as deer, elk, coyotes, and moose. This loop is often ridden in the winter on fat bikes and links to many other tails in the area by way to the Milwaukie Road rails to trails path.

Access Info

Take MT Hwy 2 South from Butte and follow signs to the recreation areas of Sagebrush Flats and Upper and Lower Eagles Nest.

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More Stats for John's Gulch mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -68 ft
  • Altitude min
    1.1 miles
  • Altitude max
    1.1 miles
  • Altitude start
    1.1 miles
  • Altitude end
    1.1 miles
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3,670 ft
  • Distance down
    5,015 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,338 ft
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