Maud S. Canyon - Mountain Bike near Butte, Montana
~Maud S Canyon Trail, Butte, MT 59701, USA,Butte,Montana
45.9649211, -112.47200724
4.0 miles SE of Butte, Montana
Address: ~Maud S Canyon Trail, Butte, MT 59701, USA
GPS: 45°57'53.7"N 112°28'19.2"W
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State: Montana
Trail Length: 10.00 miles
Trail Type: Out & Back

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a fun easy fast ride. One of the most popular trails in Butte gives bikers and hikers excellent loop possibilities just minutes from town. The Maud S Canyon trail, located northeast of the Interstate 90 Continental Drive exit, runs about 2 miles up the East Ridge to a saddle that overlooks Butte and another 1.5 miles to join the Continental Divide Trail,which runs north from Homestake Pass.The trail also features a spur that takes hikers to within a quarter mile of the Our Lady of the Rockies statue.That trail dead ends at this time, but the Forest Service has plans to extend it north to Elk Park - and eventually all the way to Lincoln as part of the greater Continental Divide Trail. The area boasts aspen groves, deer and other wildlife. Courtesy of Singletracks.com

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Never modify trail features. Ride trails when they're dry enough that you won't leave ruts. Speak up when you see others on the trail and always yield to hikers, horses, and others coming uphill. Always ride on the established trail.

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  1. Plan Ahead and Prepare
  2. Travel & camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors

Directions

From Butte, Montana

  1. Head west on Iron St toward S Colorado St (0.2 mi)
  2. Turn left onto Montana St (0.4 mi)
  3. Continue straight to stay on Montana St (0.4 mi)
  4. Turn left onto La Salle St (367 ft)
  5. Take the Interstate 15 N/Interstate 90 E ramp on the left (0.2 mi)
  6. Merge onto I-90 (4.0 mi)
  7. Take exit 228 toward Continental Dr (0.2 mi)
  8. Turn left toward Saddle Rock Rd (0.2 mi)
  9. Turn left onto Saddle Rock Rd (0.3 mi)
  10. Turn right
    Destination will be on the left
    (207 ft)
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