Trail Conditions

Overall Conditions: πŸ›‘

Southwestern Montana is still melting out from one of the snowiest, coldest winters on record. Trails need time to dry, please do not ride on wet, slushy, or muddy trails. Riding on fragile trails damages them for the rest of the season and requires a ton of work to repair.


Bozeman

πŸ›‘ Bridger Range

The Bridgers are still socked in with snow, even low lying trails are slushy with a mix of ice, snow, and copious amounts of Bridger Mud. They are not safe to bike yet.

  • Shafthouse is not rideable

  • Bridger Foothills is not rideable

  • Bangtail Divide is not rideable

  • Bridger Bowl trails are not rideable

πŸ›‘ Gallatin Range

The Gallatin Range is still socked in with snow, even low lying trails like Leverich are dangerous to ride with a mix of snow, slush, ice, and copious amounts of mud.

  • Leverich is not rideable

  • Moser is not rideable

  • Hyalite Road is closed to cars, but open to cyclists!

  • Emerald Lake is not rideable

  • Hyalite Lake is not rideable

  • Stormcastle and Garnet are not rideable


Big Sky

πŸ›‘ Gallatin Range

The Gallatin Range is still socked in with snow, even low lying trails like Leverich are dangerous to ride with a mix of snow, slush, ice, and copious amounts of mud.

  • Stormcastle and Garnet are not rideable

  • Porcupine-Buffalohorn are not currently open to cyclists

  • Portal Creek is not rideable

πŸ›‘ Madison Range

The Madison Range is still socked in with snow, even low lying trails in the Big Sky Meadow are damaging to ride with a mix of slush, mud, and ice.

  • Big Sky Meadow is not rideable

  • Big Sky Resort is not open to cyclists while the resort is in winter operations

  • Mountain to Meadow Trail is not rideable

  • North Fork Trail is not rideable

  • The Cabin Creek Area trails are not rideable

  • Buck’s Ridge Area trails are not rideable


West Yellowstone

πŸ›‘ Madison Range

The Madison Range is still socked in with snow, even low lying trails in the Big Sky Meadow are damaging to ride with a mix of slush, mud, and ice.

  • The Cabin Creek Area trails are not rideable

  • Buck’s Ridge Area trails are not rideable

πŸ›‘ Henry’s Lake Mountains

The Henry’s Lake Mountains are still socked in with snow, these trails are high-elevation and are not expected to melt for a while.

  • Northern trails (Mile, Sheep, etc) are not rideable

  • Southern trails (Targhee Creek, Lionhead, etc) are not rideable

  • Eastern Trails (Denny Creek, Watkins Creek, etc) are not rideable


Livingston

πŸ›‘ Gallatin Range

The Gallatin Range is still socked in with snow, even low lying trails are damaging to ride with a mix of slush, mud, and ice.

  • North Dry Creek is not rideable

  • Pine Creek is not rideable

πŸ›‘ Absaroka Range

The Absaroka Range is still socked in with snow, even low lying trails are damaging to ride with a mix of slush, mud, and ice.

  • Suce Creek is not rideable

  • Chico Area trails are not rideable


Three Forks

⚠️ Copper City

The Dry Hills are warming up and drying out fast. While the snow melts, please do not ride through snow drifts as the ground below is muddy and your tire tracks become incredibly difficult to repair once everything solidifies.

  • Copper City Lower Trails are rideable when dry, turn back if you leave tracks

  • Copper City Upper Trails are drying quickly, but still not rideable

⚠️ Lewis and Clark State PArk

Lewis and Clark State Park is dry and the recent trail work by SWMMBA, GVLT, and Lewis and Clark State Park have the trails in their best condition yet. Please do not ride on muddy or snow-covered trails as damage becomes very difficult to repair once everything dries out.

  • Lewis and Clark State Park Trails are open


Ennis

πŸ›‘ tobacco Root Mountains

The Tobacco Root Mountains are still socked in with snow, even low lying trails are damaging to ride with a mix of slush, mud, and ice.

  • Lost Cabin Lake Trail is not rideable

  • Revenue Flats Area is not rideable

πŸ›‘ Virginia City

The Virginia City area is still socked in with snow and not rideable