5 miles
Distance
1,381 ft
Climb
-1,490 ft
Descent
00:58:32
Avg time
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Leverich Canyon Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    Gallatin Range
    Bozeman, Montana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    Jun-Nov
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #2282 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback

Great ride down, but watch out for the two creek crossings and root systems from trailside trees.

Head up the trail. At the fork, head left as the sign suggests. This is very much a one way loop. Climb for a while. Check out the old mine entrance halfway up. At the top, strap on your pads and rip down.
You will see hikers coming up the downhill occasionally.
There's a lot of fast trail, and only a few blind sharp corners, so you can go pretty fast.

There's some small jumps/bumps, but nothing mandatory or large. Berms on most corners, but there's a few spots with steep drops on the side of the trail.

More Stats for Leverich Canyon bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -108 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,740 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,888 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,848 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,740 ft
  • Grade
    -0.436%
  • Grade max
    -40.649%
  • Grade min
    37.916%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    721 ft
  • Avg time
    00:58:32
  • Avg reverse time
    00:28:26
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Status:
on Sep 25, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.65 (12 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • One Direction
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  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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  • 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
  • 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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Leverich Canyon Trail Reports

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      Sep 25, 2019 @ 1:18pm
      Sep 25, 2019
      Black bear sighting at the top of the trail. A couple of sizable puddles on the down.
      Sep 24, 2019 @ 8:04am
      Sep 24, 2019
      Riding great. Two sizable puddles on the way down to beware of, though.
      Sep 19, 2019 @ 1:02pm
      Sep 19, 2019
      A few minor peddles, but otherwise great.
      Aug 23, 2019 @ 9:49am
      Aug 23, 2019
      Aug 21, 2019 @ 9:14pm
      Aug 21, 2019
      Road is open and they did an excellent job - much improved.
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      • 5 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 395 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
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      4 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag andrewanderer (May 5, 2017 at 20:42)
       Snowy at to but only for 500 yards
      Great spring ride to start the season
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag wollta13 (Aug 7, 2019 at 11:31)
       Last 1 mile to the trialhead is closed to all traffic (foot, bike, car) until August 19th.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag MosaicMTBGuy (Aug 17, 2019 at 13:59)
       Will this trail be completely open on Monday, August 19th?
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag Seanpaul1 (Aug 21, 2019 at 21:17)
       It's completely open as of the 21st, nicely improved too!
      [Reply]

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