Great Rift Dirt Tour (Craters of the Moon)

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve, Idaho, US

Route Overview

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Adventure cycling & mixed terrain riding in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and beyond.

284 mi.
9,658 ft.

The Great Rift Dirt Tour is an Idaho bikepacking route connecting rugged doubletrack trails and remote backcountry roads throughout the Craters of the Moon National Monument & Preserve.

Prepare to be immersed in the expansive, Idaho High Desert of the Snake River Plain as you skirt expansive lava flows, meander along the foothills of the Pioneer Mountains, and travel through the vast Sagebrush Steppe on the Columbia Plateau.

This route is best suited for those with advanced self-guided navigation skills.

2024 Great Rift Community Adventure Ride: June 5th - 9th

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Surface Details

86% Unpaved, 14% paved

BLUE = Doubletrack/4x4 – 46%, 131 mi (Rocky, Rutted, Eroded, Sometimes Faint)
RED = Rough Dirt/Gravel – 27% 75.5 mi (4WD, Rugged, Loose, Less Maintained)
PURPLE = Improved Gravel – 13%, 38 mi (2WD, Smoother, Graded)
GREEN = Bike Path – 0.5%, 1 mi (Non-motorized, Paved)
BLACK = Pavement – 13.5%, 39 mi (Smooth, Maintained, Highways)

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