6.3 miles
Distance
444 ft
Climb
-4,308 ft
Descent
00:54:21
Avg time
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Laughing Water Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Eureka
    , Montana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    July to Oct
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #49095 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Easy but long shuttle. Awesome view from Mt. Marston Lookout Tower. 3 routes down, but Laughing Water is the best. Go for a swim in Murphy Lake or Dickey Lake when you are done.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Laughing Water mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -3,864 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,316 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,245 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,245 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,382 ft
  • Grade
    -11.701%
  • Grade max
    -45.814%
  • Grade min
    47.416%
  • Distance climb
    4,191 ft
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    690 ft
  • Avg time
    00:54:21
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on Jul 22, 2020
Dry
Avg: 4.35 (3 votes)
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      Laughing Water Trail Reports

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      Jul 22, 2020 @ 11:32pm
      Jul 22, 2020
      July 11, 50 or more trees down, not worth it. Sick trail though, not too overgrown, nice flow
      Aug 14, 2017 @ 7:21pm
      Aug 14, 2017
      Overgrown vegetation, very hard to see the trail in a lot of the upper half.
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      • Last: Oct 11, 2021

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