2 miles
Distance
138 ft
Climb
-1,104 ft
Descent
00:16:23
Avg time
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South Grove Creek Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    South Big Holes
    Victor, Idaho
  • Ref Number
    #237
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Season
    Late May - Mid-Oct
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm
  • Global Ranking
    #4230 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 75 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Caribou-Targhee National Forest

After getting past the initial, very steep doubletrack climb, you’ll be rewarded with a perfect, swooping climbing grade.

This trail can be ridden as an out and back; as part of a loop including Grove Creek/Big Hole Crest (left at junction)/Drake Creek returning on W 9000 S/S 4500 W/Grove Creek Rd; as part of a larger loop or partially shuttled ride starting near W 9000 S and Hwy 31 and pedaling or driving up Hwy 31 past the summit of Pine Creek Pass to the Spooky trailhead and continuing up Spooky/Corral Creek (right at junction)/Big Hole Crest (right at junction)/Grove Creek and returning to the car via S 4500 W to W9000 S and Hwy 31.

Access Info

This trail can be accessed directly from the Grove Creek trailhead or indirectly from the Spooky trailhead.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for South Grove Creek mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -966 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,495 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,461 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,461 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,495 ft
  • Grade
    -9.098%
  • Grade max
    -51.939%
  • Grade min
    21.454%
  • Distance climb
    1,533 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    446 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:23
  • Avg reverse time
    00:35:01
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Status:
on Jun 18, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 3.8 (5 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • 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
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • 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
      Directions to south-grove-creek trailhead (43.602030, -111.226310)
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      South Grove Creek Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jun 18, 2020 @ 1:30pm
      Jun 18, 2020
      Jun 18, 2020 @ 7:46am
      Jun 18, 2020
      Jun 7, 2020 @ 6:29pm
      Jun 7, 2020
      Few wet spots. Cleared and riding well.
      Jun 2, 2020 @ 10:47am
      Jun 2, 2020
      Clear till about 1/4 mile from top of trail. Soon.
      May 20, 2020 @ 2:56pm
      May 20, 2020
      reporter Snow covered beginning at Grove re-route. Still two weeks out....
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 5 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 66 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 232 rides
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