1.2 miles
Distance
743 ft
Climb
-37 ft
Descent
00:21:29
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of McKelvey Trail

McKelvey Trail Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    City of Helena

McKelvey Trail is one of the most commonly used routes onto the Mount Helena Ridge, particularly for riders headed out to Show Me the Horse Trail. The climb is moderate for most of the length, but steepens considerably in the last few hundred yards.

Access Info

There is a city parking lot at the base of the McKelvey Trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for McKelvey Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    706 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,322 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,031 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,322 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,029 ft
  • Grade
    11.02%
  • Grade max
    -64.156%
  • Grade min
    55.829%
  • Distance climb
    1.0 miles
  • Distance down
    340 ft
  • Distance flat
    788 ft
  • Avg time
    00:21:29
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:54
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Status:
on Apr 7, 2017
Dry
Avg: 2.5 (2 votes)

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McKelvey Trail Trail Reports

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Apr 7, 2017 @ 7:04am
Apr 7, 2017
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Mar 29, 2017 @ 9:41pm
Mar 29, 2017
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Mar 27, 2017 @ 7:10am
Mar 27, 2017
reporter Trails are drying out fast at the end of March
Mar 24, 2017 @ 8:37am
Mar 24, 2017
Clear
Mar 15, 2017 @ 11:13am
Mar 15, 2017
reporter With warm conditions, trails are muddy in many places. Use caution and restraint.
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Routes with this trail

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Montana Enduro Series: Helenduro 2016 race
13.9 miles
Helenduro 2017 race
18.9 miles

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