Length: 24 mi (38.6 km)
Elevation: +1,568/1 ft
Total: 76 riders
Mountain Biking Bangtail Divide
#4 of 264 mountain bike trails in Montana
#698 in the world
This trail is best from South to North. It starts out with plenty of switchbacks that will get your lungs and legs warmed up! From there, it levels out with beautiful views and you will continue with classic XC riding wtih ups and downs. There is some more climbing towards the end, but then you have several miles of down, so enjoy!
Be sure to stop and take in the beautiful views.
This ride is intermediate. If you are a strong rider, it should not take more than 4.5 hours with short breaks, and if you like a slower pace or are a beginner, it may take upwards to 6 hours. Start early, as to avoid hot afternoons!
Parts of this trail are multi-use and you may encounter dirt bikes, horses and hikers.
Before you go
- No Drinking water
- No E-bikes permitted
- No Fat biking allowed in winter
- No Fee required
- No Lift service
- No Night riding allowed
- No Pump track
- No Restrooms
If you are shuttling: From Bozeman, drive up Bridger Canyon road and take a ride at Bracket Creek Road. Parking is on your immediate right. Go back down Bridger Canyon Road and turn left at the Stone Creek Trailhead sign. Drive one mile to parking lot on left. Switchbacks start across from parking lot.
If you are NOT doing this as a shuttle, simply take Bridger Canyon Road from Bozeman and turn right at the Stone Creek Trail Head sign and drive one mile to the parking area on the left. The trail starts across from the parking lot
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