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Level: Advanced
Length: 6 mi (9.7 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: +516/ -485 ft
Total: 2 riders

Mountain Biking Beehive Basin

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#146 of 265 mountain bike trails in Montana
#11,851 in the world

A popular hiking trail leads from the Beehive Basin Trailhead three miles up to a little lake (a tarn) at the base of a jagged ridge in the Gallatin Range. Biking is legal as far as the wilderness boundary. From there it's a 15 minute walk to the lake. The trail is steep in places so you'll do a bit of pushing unless you're very strong. Coming back down is a blast. The scene at the top is stunning alpine with tarn, meadows and jagged peaks.

First added by Jim Cummings on Aug 14, 2017. Last updated Apr 20, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
Exit Big Sky Mountain Village on either Beehive Basin Road or Crow King Road. The Beehive Basin Trailhead (known to Google Maps) is 2.6 miles from the village.

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