red lodge day rides

I’ve put together a few day rides that you can enjoy while using Red Lodge as your base. I recommend downloading the Ride With GPS app so you can send these right to your phone. All times shown are round-trip.

All Day Rides:
Silver Gate, Montana (over the Beartooth Pass) (136 miles / 6-8 hours):
Big Ice Cave, Penn's Cabin and Wild Mustang Range, Pryor Mountains (140 miles / 7-10 hours):
The Beartooth Hwy, Chief Joseph Hwy Loop and Meeteetsee Trail (140 miles / 6-8 hours):
The Bighorn Mountains of Wyoming - Red Grade Road: coming soon…
The Boulder River (272 miles / 8-10 hours):

Half Day Rides:
East Rosebud Lake (62 miles / 3-4 hours):
West Fork Rock Creek Road (28 miles / 1-2 hours:
Glacier Lake Trailhead (44 miles / 3-5 hours):
Stillwater Mine / Stillwater River: coming soon…
Red Lodge Creek (40 miles / 2 hours):

Check out the Back Country Discovery Routes in the area:


Back Country Discovery Routes

Red Lodge Area Camping

Montana Campgrounds - Zoom out to see other campground sites in Montana.

Best of Montana GPX Routes - View and download GPX routes from past Best of Montana rides.

Best of Montana

The Continental Divide Trail runs for 800 miles through Montana. Learn more at the official website.

Continental Divide Trail

Packing list

Adventure Ride Guide - There are a lot of motorcycle packing lists out there… this one focuses on simple and lightweight.

horizons unlimited

Horizons Unlimited - An excellent international motorcycle adventure information website. A great resource for researching destinations and gear, and for conversing with like-minded adventurers.

beartooth beemers

Beartooth Beemers - Annual motorcycle rally held in Red Lodge. All types of bikes are welcome & a great group of people!

Adventure Bike Rental tips

Adventure Motorcycle - A nice article with some suggestions on how to get the most out of renting a motorcycle.

gravel roads

Gravelmap - The Red Lodge area is lacking on this tool, but should improve over time. Plenty of other gravel roads in the area, though.