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      Bennington Lake trails weave in and out of the main loop trail, sometimes returning, sometimes leading to the nearby Rooks Park or the Diversion Dam.

      All of the trails in this area could be ridden in less than two hours by mountain bike. If you explore off the main loop a little, there are a couple hills that are fun, but nothing resembling technical riding or drops. There are maintenance access roads all around that can be used, but are not accessible by car.

      This land is managed by the US Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District. Bennington Lake hols water for flood risk management in Walla Walla, and provides recreation for locals and visitors.

      These trails are used by many year around for running, hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding, so please be respectful.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: No
      Eastgate Lions Park parking lot google parking directions
      Access Info:
      A large free parking lot is provided at Bennington Lake
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of Sep 7, 2019
      Local Trail Association


      Trails (view details)
      Trails Mountain Bike
      Trails E-Bike
      Trails Horse
      Trails Hike
      Trails Trail Running
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      Total Distance
      11 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      2 miles
      Total Descent
      294 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,208 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,420 ft
      Ridden Counter

      Activity Feed

      tavacommenttrailThe Big Drop
      Sep 22, 2023 @ 1:44pm
      Sep 22, 2023
      wze9mRriddentrailReservoir Rd.
      Aug 28, 2023 @ 6:42am
      Aug 28, 2023
      kpinwalla2updatetrailMill Creek Channel gravel bike path
      Aug 2, 2023 @ 2:12pm
      Aug 2, 2023
      kpinwalla2addpoiMill Creek Prject HQ parking area and 3 more
      Dec 6, 2022 @ 12:03pm
      Dec 6, 2022
      kpinwalla2addtrailReservoir Rd. and 10 more
      Nov 30, 2022 @ 1:24pm
      Nov 30, 2022

      Recent Comments

      tavatrailThe Big DropNot a pro line, maybe double black but...
      Sep 22, 2023 @ 1:44pm
      Sep 22, 2023
      Nbannerman88trailSecret SpotIt’s out in the open, visible from all over...
      Apr 12, 2021 @ 3:42pm
      Apr 12, 2021
      strucky64trailSecret SpotShhhhh
      Aug 23, 2020 @ 7:20pm
      Aug 23, 2020

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1611 miles295 ft2 miles4,209 ft
      E-Bike1411 miles279 ft2 miles4,209 ft
      Horse109 miles171 ft4,780 ft3,038 ft
      Hike1611 miles295 ft2 miles4,209 ft
      Trail Running1511 miles295 ft2 miles4,209 ft
      Dirtbike/Moto29 miles171 ft4,780 ft3,038 ft
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