3 miles
Distance
147 ft
Climb
-1,863 ft
Descent
00:28:13
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Lakeside to Blacktail Trail

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Herron Park
    Kalispell, Montana
  • AKA
    LTBT
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #22679 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2014

10 mile shuttle and 5.3 mile DH

Access Info

Lower Trailhead is located approximately 4.5 mi up Blacktail Road, turn right onto marked road. Trailhead is located at parking area a short distance up the road.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lakeside to Blacktail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,716 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,091 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,844 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,806 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,091 ft
  • Grade
    -9.634%
  • Grade max
    -40.235%
  • Grade min
    28.312%
  • Distance climb
    2,354 ft
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,045 ft
  • Avg time
    00:28:13
  • Avg reverse time
    00:33:00
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Status:
on Aug 30, 2020
Very Dry
Avg: 4 (3 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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  • 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 lakeside-to-blacktail trailhead (48.024010, -114.356217)
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      Lakeside to... Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Aug 30, 2020 @ 12:26pm
      Aug 30, 2020
      reporter Riding great!
      Jun 6, 2020 @ 7:41am
      Jun 6, 2020
      Trees are now all clear, even the new ones that fell down this last weekend. All the way up to Blacktail.
      Jun 2, 2020 @ 5:40pm
      Jun 2, 2020
      Several new trees down from last storm. Cleared several trees between lakeside and top of blacktail. Some too large for hand saw and will...
      May 30, 2020 @ 5:17pm
      May 30, 2020
      The trail is clear from the junction down. If your riding from Blacktail, there are about 20 trees across the trail before the junction (mostly in...
      May 8, 2020 @ 4:14pm
      May 8, 2020
      Perfect dirt, only one small tree across the trail (a little over a mile up). I was running (not on a bike today) and didn’t have a saw, but it...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 20 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 127 rides
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      Photos

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      Oct 25, 2017 @ 3:21pm
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      Oct 25, 2017 @ 3:20pm
      Oct 25, 2017

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag AFugax (Aug 17, 2017 at 22:42)
       Awesome trail- on of the best in the area!
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