Garnet Backcountry Byway For Dirt Biking

The 12th most popular offroad motorcycle trail in Montana.

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Northeast of Missoula, the Garnet Backcountry Byway provides a 12 mile off-road motorcycle ride through the Garnet Mountain Range. The trail follows existing roads which are closed in the winter. Along the route, enjoy outstanding views from overlooks and visit a preserved ghost town.

To reach the trailhead from SR200, turn south between mile markers 22 and 23, about 30 miles east of Missoula. Parking lots are provided at the trailhead close to Route 200.

Overall, Garnet Backcountry Byway is the 12th most popular dirt bike trail of all 30 dirt biking rides in Montana.


Local Contact(s):  BLM (406) 329-3914; Montana Visitors (800) 847-4868 or 541-1447.

Best Season:  May - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

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Article Source:   Best Garnet Backcountry Byway Dirt Biking Review

GPS:  46.889, -113.4599

Date Published:  12/31/2015

Date Updated:  8/13/2016

ID:  16322

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