Bicycling

Choose from the following to find a site:


   

Two mountain  bikers in cool-weather clothing ride away from the camera on a single track forest trail, surrounded by fall-colored brush.There are hundreds of miles of single track trails open to mountain bikes on the Flathead Forest. Each District has a number of trails listed for your information. Open "find an area" to the right; a drop down menu will list trails where biking is allow.

For those who enjoy paved roads for biking there are several roads to choose from. Purchase a District Map or download a free Motor Vehicle Use Map and plan your route. Some of the more popular rides include the Star Meadows Road, the Swan Hwy, or the paved portion of the Hungry Horse Reservoir Road Westside. 

All types of bikers need to be on the lookout for wildlife encounters or other safety hazards that could occur. Plan ahead, take a map, let people know where you are going, check back in. Safe riding!

Electric Bikes

Electric bikes are welcome anywhere motorized traffic — such as cars, ATVs, or motorcycles — is allowed. Get a motor vehicle use map (MVUM) at a National Forest office to find opportunities.

Where are e-bikes not allowed?

  • E-bikes are prohibited on any non-motorized trails and roads that are closed to motorized use.
  • E-bikes are prohibited off designated trails or roads.
  • Bicycles and e-bikes are prohibited in designated wilderness areas.

 


 

Areas & Activities


https://www.fs.usda.gov/activity/flathead/recreation/bicycling