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Tough ride but beautiful

We rode east to west. Once you cross the Magruder Crossing the road gets very steep and rocky. It... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Tumwater, Washington
Dual sport Nirvana

Magruder is a bucket list dual sport ride. Did the ride in one day on a 2014 KLR. This ride is... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Bozeman, Montana
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0.8 Mile South of West Fork Ranger Station, Darby, MT
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

We rode east to west. Once you cross the Magruder Crossing the road gets very steep and rocky. It stays rocky and rough until you get to Poet Creek, from there it is easy to Elk City. It is not (in my opinion) an easy...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Capnnak
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Magruder is a bucket list dual sport ride. Did the ride in one day on a 2014 KLR. This ride is not, however, a beginners ride. And if you attempt this , be sure you are fully gassed and have adequate range. There is absolutely...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank jdcjdcjd
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

What a amazing Yearly Trip! My parents from Idaho...leave Elk City to visit us in Darby every year with their friends on their Razors....We meet them on the Top on our KTM Dirt-bikes for lunch and enjoy the travel back to our home in Darby...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank 576shawnav
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This year we took a 4 day camping trip up through the Magruder Corridor from Sula, MT over to Elk, City ID. it was a fabulous trip with some of the most amazing wild scenery in the American North-West. We camped and fished in the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Michael S
Reviewed 2 September 2016

My husband and I drove to and from our backcountry ranch in Idaho to Darby MT via the Magruder Corridor. It was the 2nd & 3rd time we had driven the route. This time the road was is better shape than the first time we...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We drove the Magruder as a part of a longer road trip. I have had my eye on this route for some time. It traverses over a 100 mile long motorized route through one of the largest wilderness areas in the lower 48. As a...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Tomas D
Reviewed 16 May 2015

The Magruder Corridor is an awesome drive with a lot of western history. Take the side trip down to Paradise at the confluence of the White Cap Creek and Selway River. This is the put in for floating the Selway River. Storm Creek Outfitters runs...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank Steve B
Reviewed 5 August 2014

The Magruder Corridor is a 100+ mile gravel and dirt road that runs between two of the largest wilderness areas in the contiguous United States. Although much of the road is in great shape, it is recommended only for 4 wheel drives, as there are...More

Date of experience: August 2014
3  Thank KWBoyd
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Response from jdcjdcjd | Reviewed this property |
I agree with previous post, July through September would be best. June is a wild card; it could be snow free by late June but wouldn't count on it. I did the route west to east on a motorcycle. Not too tough but not for... More