1 miles
Distance
285 ft
Climb
-559 ft
Descent
00:08:26
Avg time
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Waterline Trail Details

  • Riding area
    South Hills
    Helena, Montana
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Season
    April - November
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    City of Helena

The Waterline Trail is the flattest trail in Helena, as it runs along the grade of an old water supply line. The grade slopes very slightly to the north, towards town. It is a favorite with beginner riders, walkers, and trail runners.

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More Stats for Waterline Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -274 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,297 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,572 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,572 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,299 ft
  • Grade
    -3.896%
  • Grade max
    -116.954%
  • Grade min
    46.252%
  • Distance climb
    2,324 ft
  • Distance down
    3,251 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,449 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:26
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:03
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Status:
on May 6, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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Waterline Trail Trail Reports

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May 6, 2017 @ 4:18pm
May 6, 2017
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Apr 7, 2017 @ 7:04am
Apr 7, 2017
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Mar 27, 2017 @ 7:10am
Mar 27, 2017
reporter Trails are drying out fast at the end of March
Mar 16, 2017 @ 6:32pm
Mar 16, 2017
patches of snow
Mar 15, 2017 @ 11:13am
Mar 15, 2017
reporter With warm conditions, trails are muddy in many places. Use caution and restraint.
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag lyophilization (Apr 17, 2017 at 15:43)
 I took this as a easy way back to the car after a long ride and really enjoyed it. The grade is barely downhill, so you pedal most of the way, but you've mostly got good views and straight trail that you can cruise down. I wouldn't expect anything great, but if you want a chill cruise back down the hill, it's not bad.
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