3 miles
645 ft
-1,686 ft
2 miles
High Point
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  • Riding area
    CDT - Upper Bighole
    Jackson, Montana
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  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
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A non-motorized single track trail connecting the Continental Divide Trail and the Big Lake Creek Road near Twin Lakes. Depending on which direction you are riding, there will be some hike a bike uphill east to west. There may be down trees across the trail as the trail goes through dense mature lodgepole pine forests which have been attacked by the mountain pine beetle causing some mortality.

Access Info

Access to the eastern end of the trail is via road the Big Lake Creek roads 183 and 183A which access Twin Lakes campground. The trailhead is east of Twin Lakes and is very easy to miss and not well marked if at all.

The western end of the trail junctions with the Continental Divide Trail approximately a half mile north of the Carmen Creek Trail junction.

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More Stats for South Fork Big Lake Creek mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,041 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,169 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,210 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,169 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    5,023 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,065 ft
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on Aug 5, 2015
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to south-fork-big-lake-creek trailhead (45.394600, -113.733030)
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South Fork Big Lake Creek

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