Great Divide Mountain Bike Route

The 18th most popular mountain bike trail in Montana.

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A glorious 3000 mile medley of fire and logging roads, jeep and mountain bike single-track trails from the Canadian boarder at Port of Roosville, Montana, through Yellowstone and the Rockies to the Mexican border at Antelope Wells New Mexico (under construction). The lowest elevation is 2500 near Eureka Montana and the highest is 12,500 near Crested Butte Colorado. The terrain consists of 65% dirt roads, 8% single-track, 22% FS roads, and 5% paved roads. Due to wilderness areas and rugged terrain, the routes strays from the Continental Divide by no more than 30 miles.

Overall, Great Divide Mountain Bike Route is the 18th most popular mountain bike trail of all 32 mountain biking rides in Montana. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Great Divide Mountain Bike Route including Alpine Trail, Inside / Outside Loop, Mount Marston Trail System, East Foothill Trail, Tally Lake and Coal Ridge / Whitefish Divide / Smoky RangeEast Side South Fork Trail.


Local Contact(s):  Montana Visitors (800) 847-4868 or 541-1447; Adventure Cycling (406) 721-1776; Glacier Cyclery (406) 862-6446.

Recommended Book:  "Great Divide Mountain Bike Route" from Michael McCoy

Best Season:  Jul-Sep

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  5/19/2016

Date Updated:  8/1/2016

ID:  6217


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