6.1 miles
1,354 ft
-1,398 ft
Avg time


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  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Season
    June to October
  • Global Ranking

This loop trail is popular with mountain bikers and offers great views from the lookout tower near Fivemile Butte of Mt. Adams, Mt. Rainier, and Mt. Hood. Sections of this trail are maintained by the 44 Trails Association.

Access Info

From Hood River, OR to the east end of the trail, take OR Hwy 35 south 26 miles, approximately 0.15 mile past milepost 71, to Dufur Mill Road (Forest Road 44). Turn left (east) on Forest Road 44 and go 10 miles to Forest Road 4430. Turn left (north) on 4430 and go 0.3 miles northwest to Eight Mile Campground (Forest Road 4430-150). Park at the trailhead in the day use area. The trail starts on the north side of 4430-150, approximately 0.2 miles past the turn into the campground. The trail leaves from the picnic area.

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More Stats for Eightmile Loop Trail #496 mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -43 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,894 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,775 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,594 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,551 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3.0 miles
  • Distance down
    2.7 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,274 ft
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Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)

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