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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
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  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • photo Photo
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      A network of trails in the Alder Creek tree farm, just west of the McDonald Forest.

      Owned by Starker Forests. Recreational access requires a free permit that must be renewed yearly in person at the Starker Forests main office, open M-F between 7am and 4:30pm.

      The use of trails is not allowed when travel will result in leaving a track in the mud, or when there is significant standing water on the trail.

      Open trails are natural tread. The entire forest is active for logging, so conditions may change day-to-day or season-to-season.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      AKA: Skillings
      Access Info:
      Top of Skillings Rd. No parking at the gate; closest legal parking is at the end of Oak Creek Rd in the McDonald Forest.
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      Region Supporters & Maintainers

      • trail builder
        Sponsor
      Region Details
      • 3
      • 2
      • 4

      Region Status
      Caution as of Oct 13, 2019
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      (teamdirt.org)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,514
      State Ranking
      #35
      Trails (view details)
      9
      Trails Mountain Bike
      9
      Trails Hike
      9
      Trails Trail Running
      9
      Trails Horse
      1
      Total Distance
      11 miles
      Total Descent
      3,078 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,631 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,134 ft
      Reports
      50
      Photos
      1
      Ridden Counter
      306

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 2 miles avg distance

      Photos of Alder Creek Mountain Bike

      trail: Southridget
      38 |
      Jul 16, 2018 @ 7:53pm
      Jul 16, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Stark Naked
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 2:57pm
      Oct 13, 2019
      Variabletim-berjack
      As You Wish
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 2:57pm
      Oct 13, 2019
      Prevalent Mudtim-berjackUpper half has benifited greatly from the...
      Narnia Forest
      Oct 1, 2019 @ 1:59pm
      Oct 1, 2019
      Wettim-berjackGreasy fun
      Skillings Connector
      Oct 1, 2019 @ 1:59pm
      Oct 1, 2019
      Wettim-berjack
      Skillings Road
      Sep 11, 2019 @ 4:51pm
      Sep 11, 2019
      DryBalih00There's a tree down near the gate. It's a...
      Southridget
      Jul 31, 2019 @ 10:52am
      Jul 31, 2019
      Very Drytbmaddux Team Dirt Loose as you exit otherwise fine. Also...
      Word to Your Mother
      Jul 31, 2019 @ 10:52am
      Jul 31, 2019
      Drytbmaddux Team Dirt All good.
      Clearcut Logging Road
      Oct 4, 2018 @ 2:39pm
      Oct 4, 2018
      Drytbmaddux Team Dirt Overgrown. Vegetation masking a couple...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1407449tim-berjackaddreportStark Naked and 1 more
      Oct 14, 2019 @ 10:10am
      Oct 14, 2019
      user #1603789octobearriddentrailSkillings Road
      Oct 5, 2019 @ 1:14am
      Oct 5, 2019
      user #1407449tim-berjackaddreportNarnia Forest and 1 more
      Oct 1, 2019 @ 5:53pm
      Oct 1, 2019
      user #1180330johnnywildeyeswishlisttrailAs You Wish
      Sep 23, 2019 @ 11:01pm
      Sep 23, 2019
      user #1885275JosiahRichmondvotetrailNarnia Forest
      Sep 19, 2019 @ 10:29am
      Sep 19, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1808058RaunchyHardtailtrailNarnia Forestrip.
      Jul 14, 2019 @ 12:30am
      Jul 14, 2019
      user #1808058RaunchyHardtailtrailStark NakedAHHHH! Fun, slow, aptly named.
      Jul 14, 2019 @ 12:20am
      Jul 14, 2019
      user #1640019Balih00trailSkillings RoadI'll be honest, the top part of this climb,...
      Oct 22, 2018 @ 6:23pm
      Oct 22, 2018
      user #1012780tbmadduxtrailClearcut Logging RoadJust awful once you climb past the entrance to...
      Oct 5, 2018 @ 8:55am
      Oct 5, 2018
      user #1621928NoahSimonichtrailStark NakedTricky trail. Definitely not beginner friendly...
      Sep 4, 2018 @ 7:21pm
      Sep 4, 2018

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      McDonald Forest 15 12 63.3 km
      Chip Ross Park 2 13.8 km
      Bald Hill Natural Area 84.1 km
      Tum Tum 68.7 km
      Marys Peak 1 312 km
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