Montana Motorcycle Roads and Trips

Big Sky Country is home to some of the country's best motorcycle roads. The state's scenery is divided between the mountains that dominate the west half of the state and the plains that predominate in the east. Glacier National park in northwest Montana (MT) and Yellowstone in southwest are considered by many to be two of the country's most splendid national parks. Roadside-amenities in the state can be sparse so make sure you have a plan for where to get gas, eat, and stay the night.




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June 3, 2013
Start in rolling farm land with some small buttes from Wibaux to Baker. Baker to Ekalaka rolling hills, Ekalaka to Alzada start...
Rosd service was or is GREAT. Wibaux to Baker normal two lane highway and not much traffic. Long straight aways with wide...
We started from Exit 1 on I-94 in ND. Went west to MT, Wibaux MT, went south on MT 7 through Wibaux,...
October 21, 2011
You will start out in a small western town and ride through the mountains on your way to the top of the...
Hwy 93 and Hwy 43 are well maintained. There are plenty of mountain vistas and winding roads along the water. There are...
Start in Darby and head south on Hwy 93 toward the Idaho border. Once you start the climb up to the top...
October 20, 2011
There is gorgeous Mountain Vistas open farm land everything in-between. You will have the opportunity to see antelope and deer to elk...
This road is very well maintained for year around use. Plenty of curves and twists. Early in the season look out for...
Head east out of Great Falls on hwy 200 for 30 miles than turn right onto Hwy 89 all of the way...
October 20, 2011
This ride is truly for the riders who like to get off of the beaten path. There is a combination of pavement...
This road has a lot of sweeping curves and a few tight and twisting it is partly made of pavement and dirt...
Start in Hamilton travel south on Hwy 93 approximately 5 miles turn onto state hwy 38 (Skalkaho Hwy). This is of course...
September 7, 2011
you will be riding along the lake for over half of the trip and will have plenty of chances to see different...
the main road is in good shape the back road is narrow in spots and has blind spots and tight corners.
Start in Helena Montana drive east on Hwy 12 toward Townsend Mt. Once there turn Left at the 4 way stop on...
May 23, 2011
This route follows the Clearwater river and then the Lochsa River. It is one of the most beautiful rides I've been on....
The road was being worked on last summer when we went but was still in pretty good shape. There is quite a...
This route starts in Lewiston Idaho and goes east along the Clearwater River and then the Lochsa River over Lolo Pass to...
May 23, 2011
You will see beautiful Rivers, Mountains,Forest on this wonderful twisting lonely backroad nature tour!
100 miles of twisties and elevation.Follows the edge of the St Joe River. No traffic,usually deserted. If you can't handle some dust,...
From St. Maries, ID, east along the St. Joe River for 75 miles. At the junction with Road 218, FS 50 heads...
May 23, 2011
This route takes you along the banks of the Salmon, Bitterroot, Lochsa, Clearwater, and Payette Rivers. You will see some of Idaho's...
This is only a trip for riders that love twisties! I do not believe there is a stretch of over 5-10 miles...
This is a loop and therefore can be started at any given point but for the purpose of this description, we will...
May 23, 2011
Route follows the Jawbone Rail Road route of the Milwaukee RR. See the Charlie Bair Museum, Castle Town ghost town, Milwaukee RR...
This road has it all. Twist, turns, hills, flats and straight sections. Watch for pot holes early in the year.
If on interstate 90 turn north at exit 340 to Clyde Park. Just 5 miles past Ringling, home of the state coyote...
December 1, 2009
This is a great day loop or overnight. Roads are best from May 15 through September, if the weather holds out. You...
Best of both worlds: some straight sweeping curves and some tight curves mainly following the river valleys. Some hills with the largest...
Starting in Troy, Montana in northwest Montana, the route follows US Highway 2 just east of Troy to Highway 56 / Bull...
August 1, 2009
Lots of farm land and distant views of mountains and wildlife between Big Timber and Harlowtown. Plenty of mountains from White Sulphur...
Lots of farm land and distant views of mountains and wildlife between Big Timber and Harlowton. Plenty of mountains from White Sulphur...
From Big Timber you head north on US 191 to Harlowton then west on US 12 then it T's and then you...
August 1, 2009
Great mountain scenery through Paradise Valley along Yellowstone River. You'll see Pronghorn sheep, eagles, mule deer, bears (maybe). This route runs thru...
Sweeping curves south give way to a flatter, straighter ride in the north. Pavement is great.
Start route in Gardiner, M and head north on US 89 ... ends in Livingston, MT.
June 1, 2009
This is one of the most scenic wild roads in the northwest. From Hwy 2 you'll head up the Yaak River Rd....
The pavement is in excellent condition from Hwy 2 to the town of Yaak, with great sweepers and just a few tight...
From Hwy 2 (east of Bonners Ferry, ID or West of Troy, MT) is FS rd 508, Yaak River Rd., it is...
June 1, 2009
There is a little of everything on this ride. Between the flat land riding and going through the hills you will take...
The Road is of good quality and is well maintained with little traffic on it. There are not too many twists and...
Start in Helena Montana travel east along HWY 12 to Townsend than head south along HWY 287 to the three Forks junction....
March 1, 2009
Scenery on this route is amazing from start to finish! Excellent views of Lake Coeur d Alene and depending on the time...
Very twisty State Hwy 97 has a fair amount of traffic by Idaho standards and has sections with lots of driveways; the...
Coeur d Alene east on I-90 to Wolf Ldg/Harrison exit right on hwy 97 a very twisty lake rd through Harrison to...
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