2,514 ft
Distance
31 ft
Climb
-184 ft
Descent
00:03:00
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Rodney Meadow - Davis Side Trail

  • USFS
    Land Manager

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
    • Nordic Ski
  • Riding Area
    South Hills
    Helena, Montana
  • AKA
    Gin 'n Juice
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    Jan - Dec
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #50153 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #6969 in Trail Running
    • #7197 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking
    • 5 in Snowshoeing
    • 5 in Skiing

The Rodney Meadow Trail offers an easy route over Rodney Ridge for connecting rides. The westbound downhill from the meadow towards the Waterline Trail is also a fun downhill, although short. As always, watch for other users in this popular trail network.

Access Info

Old Shooting Range parking lot on Davis Street, or the Don't Fence Me In trailhead on Orofino Gulch

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Rodney Meadow Trail - Davis Side bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -153 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,482 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,666 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,661 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,508 ft
  • Grade
    -6.08%
  • Grade max
    -19.102%
  • Grade min
    28.767%
  • Distance climb
    471 ft
  • Distance down
    1,829 ft
  • Distance flat
    214 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:00
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:29
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Status:
on Jan 8, 2022
Snow Packed
Avg: 3.65 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
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  • Nordic Ski
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      Rodney Meadow... Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 146 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 976 rides
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      Photos

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      Sep 24, 2018 @ 6:51am
      Sep 24, 2018
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      Sep 24, 2018 @ 6:50am
      Sep 24, 2018
      44 |
      Sep 24, 2018 @ 6:49am
      Sep 24, 2018
      234 |
      Oct 21, 2014 @ 7:32am
      Oct 21, 2014

      Routes with this trail

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      Gin Money
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      Rodney Ridge Route
      6 miles
      4 Ridges
      19 miles
      2015 Montana Enduro Series #1: Helenduro race
      11 miles

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      Fast flow and jumps in Helena - Rodney Ridge
      10:13 | 174 | May 1, 2020 , Helena
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