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Welcome to the Beartooth Recreational Trails Association


The Beartooth Recreational Trails Association (BRTA) was organized in 2002 for two primary purposes:

1) to continue the winter operations of the Red Lodge Nordic Center (RLNC).

2) to promote year round non-motorized trail systems along the Beartooth Front.

We work  with the Forest Service, the City of Red Lodge, Carbon County, private land owners and other organizations to create and expand future trails. We have attracted many supporters and are an official 501(c)3 non-profit. Your donations are tax deductible.

The RLNC continues to grow with new skiers and new trails. We are  involved with Rocky Fork Trails and the Red Lodge city trail system. Support BRTA and keep Nordic skiing, hiking, snowshoeing, biking, and horseback riding priorities in our community!


Click here to sign up for our electronic>  newsletter <(Pathways).

Pathways has updates about our events, fundraisers, trail conditions, volunteer opportunities, projects and other related interesting stuff!

Attend a monthly BRTA Board meeting, held on the second Wednesday, 6:30 pm, at the RLACF building across the street from the post office (13th & Oakes  Ave).


The Latest News via Facebook

  • OUTDOOR DAY, MAY 15-16

    Our annual BRTA appreciation for all supporters and inquisitive outdoorsy people. BRTA annual report Friday night at 7:00 followed by guest speaker Mike Penfold on Ancient Indian Trails. Mike is a retired BLM area manager, conservationist, multi-faceted outdoorsman and historian. This will be good! Door prizes, too. Free. Cafe Regis, 16th & Word, in Red Lodge.

    Saturday morning at 9:00, your choices are: a birding walk with Hub Hart; a flower walk with Mary Ellen Mangus & Laurie Barnard; or a bike ride in town with Grant Barnard experiencing new and planned trails (meeting places to be announced here). Downhill!

    In the afternoon, our famous outdoor skills demos by the experts start at 1:00 at Cafe Regis lawn, ending at 5 or 6:00: bicycle info; bear spray demo; pika project info; boots & stoves; ticks & snakes; dogs & traps; Search & Rescue. Free.

    Martha will have a burger bar available at noon.

    Free appetizers and drinks after 2:00.

    We will update the schedule right here.
  • Call the REGIS and make dinner reservations for the Jane Ferguson Indian Dinner Fundraiser, both this Friday and Saturday..