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Bicycles and Pedestrians in Montana

frontage road pedestrian gate

New Bicycle/Pedestrian Gate

MDT recently installed a gate from the frontage road between Clancy and Jefferson City into the rest area that is located on I-15. read more

Biking in Montana

Biking in Montana is a wonderful adventure and there are great routes to discover. As you plan your Montana bicycle trip you might find the Bicycle Touring Packet helpful. You can order one online using our request form.

As you plan your trip please keep the following in mind:

Weather

Weather conditions in Montana can change dramatically without notice. While the early summer can be quite pleasant with daytime temperature ranges in the high 60s to low 70s, nighttime lows are often in the 40s or even 30s.

For your safety and comfort, you should be prepared for a variety of weather conditions including thunderstorms and high winds. Current weather forecasts, including any severe storm alerts, can be found our weather information page.

Road Conditions

There are always maintenance and construction projects during the bicycle-touring season. Statewide road conditions/construction zones reports are available daily online or by dialing 511 or 1-800-226-7623.