10 miles
783 ft
-3,394 ft
1 miles
High Point
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of West Fork Fish Creek #101 Trail


  • Riding Area
    St Regis
    St Regis, Montana
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Wilderness Trail
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #104439 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

The West Fork Fish Creek Trail #101 is fairly well traveled and generally easier to ride than most other trails in the Great Burn. However, the rock gardens, thick vegetation, and water crossing still require constant attention.

The large cedar groves and the associated boardwalks and bridges are a highlight of this trail. The large trees are impressive to behold, and they block out the sun which keeps the meandering trail free of vegetation. Cedar trees grow in wet areas and there are numerous streams, springs, and seeps. Many of the wet areas have boardwalks that are a joy to ride.

The end of the trail burned in 2015. Unfortunately, the fire destroyed the bridge over Fish Creek at the end of the trail. But the burned area is surprisingly enjoyable to ride though. In the summer of 2016, vegetation was already retuning, with an orange-colored moss covering large areas of ground, interspersed with other greenery and some wildflowers. The trail is in good shape but the surface is a very dusty ash.

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More Stats for West Fork Fish Creek #101 bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -2,611 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,474 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,089 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,478 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,692 ft
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Packed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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