Best Mountain Biking in Montana

This list represents the most popular mountain biking in Montana. Use this list to plan your next Montana mountain biking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Emerald Lake View Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Bozeman, MT

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  9 miles
    •  Guide

    Located 17 miles southeast of Bozeman, about 4 miles south of Hyalite Reservoir in the Hyalite Peaks high country. Highlights: This is the singletrack ...

  • #2 Grassy Mountain Loop View Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Bozeman, MT

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  1.5 to 2.5 hours
    •  13.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Located 12 miles northeast of Bozeman along the crest of the Bangtails in Bridger Canyon. Highlights: Fine singletrack in the unspoiled end ...

  • #3 Hyalite Reservoir Loop View Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Bozeman, MT

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  45 minutes to 1.5 hours
    •  6.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Located 14 miles south of Bozeman at the north end of the Gallatin Range. Highlights: West Shore Trail is ugly (lots of logging debris) but ...

  • #4 Leverich Canyon Trail View Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Bozeman, MT

    •  1.5 to 3 hours (add at least an hour if you ride from town)
    •  17.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Leverich Canyon Trail is a hiking trail in Gallatin County, Montana. It is within Gallatin National Forest. It is 4.7 miles long and begins at ...

  • #5 Sheep Mountain View Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Missoula, MT

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  5 - 8 hours
    •  26.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This is the definitive Missoula ride, traveling the ridgelines high above two valleys to the highest peaks in the Rattlesnake National Recreation ...

  • #6 Fairy Lake - Brackett Creek Loop View Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Bozeman, MT

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  15.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Located 30 miles north of Bozeman on the east flank of the Bridger Range. Highlights: Wildflowers, wildlife, and a wild downhill ride. Fairy ...

  • #7 Blue Mountain Lookout - Deadman Ridge View Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Missoula, MT

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  3 - 6 hours
    •  22.2 miles
    •  Guide

    The system of trails at the Blue Mountain National Recreation Area is one of the first to dry out after the winter and provides a wide variety ...

  • #8 Grotto Falls View Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Bozeman, MT

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  15 to 25 minutes (plus time to dangle your toes in the stream)
    •  2.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Located 16 miles south of Bozeman and south of Hyalite Reservoir, along the West Fork of Hyalite Creek. Highlights: An easy, shaded ride to ...

  • #9 Gallagator Linear Trail View Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Bozeman, MT

    •  About 20 minutes
    •  2.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Gallagator Linear Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Bozeman, Montana. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 4,818 feet altitude. Traveling the ...

  • #10 Lake Como Loop View Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Darby, MT

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  1 - 1.5 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    This popular recreation trail, circumnavigating a man-made lake built in 1905, follows a relatively flat but still challenging course along the ...

  • #11 Flattop Mountain (Buck Creek Ridge Trail) View Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Bozeman, MT

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  3 hours
    •  15 miles
    •  Guide

    Located 35 miles southwest of Bozeman, about 7 miles south of Big Sky in the Madison Range. Highlights: Mama-where's-my-Kodachrome vistas in ...

  • #12 Sourdough Canyon Road View Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Bozeman, MT

    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  17.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Sourdough Canyon Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Gallatin County, Montana. It is within Gallatin National Forest. It is 4.7 miles ...

  • #13 Leverich Canyon Trail View Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Bozeman, MT

    •  1.5 to 3 hours
    •  15.9 miles
    •  Guide

    Leverich Canyon Trail is a hiking trail in Gallatin County, Montana. It is within Gallatin National Forest. It is 4.7 miles long and begins at ...

  • #14 Upper Squaw Creek View Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Bozeman, MT

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  1 to 3 hours depending on total distance
    •  11 miles
    •  Guide

    Located 17 miles south of Bozeman in Gallatin Canyon, up the Squaw Creek drainage. Highlights: A relatively easy road ride; fishing; chance ...

  • #15 Brooklyn Bridge Loop View Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Clancy, MT

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  2.5 to 4.5 hours
    •  24.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Located 8 miles south of Helena on the divide between Jefferson and Lewis and Clark counties. A marathon ride with a remote feel and the gamut ...

  • #16 1906 Trail - Mount Helena Summit View Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Helena, MT

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  20 to 50 minutes up, 15 minutes down.
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Located on the southwest edge of downtown Helena, Mount Helena City Park. A lung-busting climb, the 1906 Trail is the least technically difficult ...

  • #17 Mount Helena Mini Ridge View Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Helena, MT

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  1 to 2 hours
    •  10.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Located 3 miles southwest of Helena on the ridge west of Grizzly Gulch. If you're wondering why any dyed-in-the-wool mountain biker would shorten ...

  • #18 Mount Jumbo - Woods Gulch Loop View Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Missoula, MT

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  1 hour 10 minutes
    •  7.1 miles
    •  Guide

    This loop connects to a variety of other Missoula trails, while offering high views from the saddle of Mount Jumbo and a swell, tricky downhill ...

  • #19 Prairie Trail View Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Helena, MT

    •  20 to 45 minutes up, 10 to 20 minutes down.
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    Prairie Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Helena, Montana. It is within Mount Helena City Park. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 5,103 ...

  • #20 Squaw Gulch Loop View Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Helena, MT

    • Mountain Biking 
    •  45 minutes to 1.5 hours.
    •  7.7 miles
    •  Guide

    Located 2 miles south of Helena between Grizzly Gulch and Orofino Gulch roads. One of the most gradual and least technical climbs into Helena's ...