4 miles
Distance
44 ft
Climb
-2,810 ft
Descent
00:31:38
Avg time
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Mill Creek Details

  • Riding area
    Blue Mountain
    Missoula, Montana
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    July to October
  • Global Ranking

2000+ feet of non-stop no pedal descending. Steep switchbacks, huge rockgardens and fast flowy sections are your reward for hitting a seldom ridden descent close to Missoula.

Access Info

Either shuttle or ride up Mormon peak road to Lolo peak trailhead. Mill Creek trail starts less than a mile up this trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Mill Creek mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -2,767 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,653 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,420 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,420 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,653 ft
  • Grade
    -14.317%
  • Grade max
    -42.938%
  • Grade min
    21.55%
  • Distance climb
    808 ft
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    322 ft
  • Avg time
    00:31:38
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Status:
on Oct 10, 2017
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Avg: 4.3 (7 votes)

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Mill Creek Trail Reports

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Oct 10, 2017 @ 9:53pm
Oct 10, 2017
Temporary closure due to Lolo Peak Fire
Oct 10, 2017 @ 9:53pm
Oct 10, 2017
Temporary closure due to Lolo Peak Fire
Oct 10, 2017 @ 9:53pm
Oct 10, 2017
Temporary closure do to Lolo Peak Fire
Jun 6, 2017 @ 4:32pm
Jun 6, 2017
Mill Creek was cleared of deadfall by MTB Missoula on 6/3/2017 from junction with Carlton Ridge Trail down to bottom.
Oct 30, 2016 @ 10:00pm
Oct 30, 2016
Really amazing ride. Roots and rocks were wet and very slick! Technical decent but probably the most fun in the area. Probably about a half dozen...
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Aug 1, 2017 @ 8:36am
Aug 1, 2017
Mill Creek, My City
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Oct 30, 2016 @ 10:01pm
Oct 30, 2016
Mill Creek, Missoula
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Oct 30, 2016 @ 10:00pm
Oct 30, 2016
Mill Creek, Missoula

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