Biking


Biking

Missoula offers some of the most exciting biking adventures in the world.

Blue Mountain National Recreation Area

Miles: 41

Elevation Gain: 2,460 feet

At the Blue Mountain Recreation Area you'll find breathtaking views and a forest-fire lookout at road's end. The 4,900-acre area also features off-road trails for hikers, equestrians, bicyclists, people in wheelchairs and ATV enthusiasts.


Kim Williams Nature Trail

Miles: 2.5

Elevation Gain: None

Branching off of the Southside of the riverfront walking trail, the Kim Williams Nature Trail is a great place to walk, run, bicycle or horseback ride. Named in honor of Missoula naturalist Kim Williams, the trail takes you through a 134-acre natural area of the Hellgate Canyon. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife along the river.


Pattee Canyon Recreation Area

Miles: 27

Elevation Gain: Varies

The Pattee Canyon Recreation Area has been a favorite Missoula recreation area for years. The 3,200-acre area has an abundance of ponderosa pines and a network of scenic foot, horse, bicycle and cross-country ski trails.


Rattlesnake National Recreation Area and Wilderness

Miles: 73

Elevation Gain: Varies

The Rattlesnake National Recreation Area and Wilderness is a 60,000-acre wilderness complex to Missoula's north. The developed trails welcomes a variety of hiking, backpacking, horseback riding and bicycling opportunities.

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