Trail Conditions

logo-circleThe most up to date trail conditions are listed below. We depend on users to be our eyes and ears on the trail – please send any information on trail conditions to

*Note:  The trail is vulnerable to damage during wet and muddy conditions. Riding horses and bikes on water logged and soft trails can create ruts that channel water and lead to excessive erosion. All trail users are urged to avoid using the trail when muddy conditions exist.

Dec 22, 2020December Trail Conditions

Credit: @warbleswithbella Winter has been slow to arrive in NW Montana this year. We had snow in October, then warm temperatures in November, and now rain and snow in December. Mtn biking and trail running had an early season extension that is quickly coming to a close. Despite the fluctuating weather, it’s been nice to… Read more »

Oct 6, 2020Early October Trail Report

Wow…if you haven’t been outside yet this week, drop everything and GO! The picture perfect fall weather continues through the weekend, so get out and enjoy the colors of early autumn on the Whitefish Trail. We have been clearing downed trees from a recent wind event, so take care as we finish the last few… Read more »

Sep 4, 2020Early September Trail Report

September is one of our favorite months on the Whitefish Trail. Crowds disperse, weather changes, and flora and fauna start their annual preparations for winter. Each passing morning seems slightly more crisp than the last, and afternoons are near perfect with warm temperatures and low humidity. With a little over a month left until snow… Read more »

Aug 19, 2020Mid-August Trail Report

August has brought hot weather, increased fire danger, and…frost? It’s been a wild month of weather so far with extreme heat followed by increased fire conditions, and last week local farms woke up to their first frost! Not to worry however, winter is still a few months off and temperatures will rebound into the 90’s… Read more »

Aug 4, 2020Late July Trail Report

Although the trails are getting dry and dusty, this huckleberry season has been a bumper crop so far! Low elevation berries on the Whitefish Trail won’t be ripe for much longer as they head up the mountains to cooler weather. The harvest slowly ripens as you gain elevation, and by late August the ripe berries… Read more »