2.0 miles
Distance
138 ft
Climb
-1,104 ft
Descent
00:16:19
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of South Grove Creek Trail

  • USFS
    Land Manager

South Grove Creek Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Dirtbike/Moto
  • Riding Area
    Big Holes
    Victor, Idaho
  • Ref Number
    #237
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Season
    Late May - Mid-Oct
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm
  • Global Ranking
    #72655 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #9572 in E-Biking
    • #25145 in Hiking
    • #1122 in Dirtbiking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 50 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking
    • 5 in Dirtbiking
  • 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
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for South Grove Creek bike trail 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
    00:16:19
  • Avg reverse time
    00:35:46
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Status:
on Jul 11, 2021
Very Dry
Avg: 3.5 (6 votes)

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  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      South Grove Creek Trail Reports

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      Jul 11, 2021 @ 7:22am
      Jul 11, 2021
      Starting to turn to powder dirt.
      Jun 19, 2021 @ 12:41pm
      Jun 19, 2021
      Jun 1, 2021 @ 8:50pm
      Jun 1, 2021
      large tree across trail near top. multiple snow/mud patches higher up.
      Nov 4, 2020 @ 10:09am
      Nov 4, 2020
      All packed in with snow. Just a push to the top.
      Oct 10, 2020 @ 10:42am
      Oct 10, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 149 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
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      • 413 rides
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      Nov 4, 2020 @ 10:10am
      Nov 4, 2020

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