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  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
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      Region Details
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      • 5

      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      593
      Trails Mountain Bike
      356
      Trails E-Bike
      159
      Trails Hike
      539
      Trails Trail Running
      536
      Trails Horse
      95
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      59
      Trails Observed Trials
      14
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      22
      Trails Snowmobile
      3
      Trails Snowshoe
      26
      Trails Downhill Ski
      43
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      7
      Trails Nordic Ski
      41
      Total Distance
      2,029 miles
      Total Descent
      403,776 ft
      Total Vertical
      11,727 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      12,289 ft
      Reports
      890
      Photos
      862
      Ridden Counter
      4,496

      Outside+ Logo Articles

      Big Backcountry Days in the Gifford Pinchot—Adventure Panties Not Optional
      Sep 29, 2021 from betamtb.com
      The EBitches' guide to the best eMTB rides in one of the PNW's most glorious (and most motorized) forests
      Pacific Crest Trail: Best Weekend - William O. Douglas Wilderness, WA
      Sep 20, 2013 from backpacker.com
      A good pick for new backpackers and fit families, the 25.6-mile leg from White Pass north to Chinook Pass is spectacular without too much challenge.
      Rip & Go: Goat Ridge Loop, Goat Rocks Wilderness, Gifford Pinchot National Forest, WA
      Jul 22, 2013 from backpacker.com
      Explore an alpine oasis amid volcanic terrain along the crest of the Cascades.

      Popular Gifford Pinchot National Forest Trails

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      Plains of Abraham
      Mt. St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
      Falls Creek TR152
      Falls Creek
      Trail 157, McClellan Meadows to Falls Creek Horsecamp
      Falls Creek
      Falls Creek TR152
      Falls Creek
      Spirt Lake-Iron Creek Road
      Mt. St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
      Smith Creek Trail
      Mt. St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
      Falls Creek section 1
      Falls Creek
      Tongue Mountain Trail #294
      Dark Divide
      ED 10 Access Road
      Falls Creek
      Trail 151, Oldman Pass to McClellan Meadows
      Falls Creek
      Siouxon Trail #130
      Siouxon Area
      Dark Meadow Trail #263
      Dark Divide
      Lewis River Trail (Upper)
      Lewis River
      Lower Lewis Falls Access Trail
      Lewis River
      Lewis River
      Lewis River

      Mountain Bike Routes

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      Ape Canyon to Plains of Abraham (IMBA Epic)
      Mt. St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
      16 miles
      2018 Trans-Cascadia Day 1
      Mt. St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
      29 miles
      Juniper ridge loop via Dark Meadow
      Randle
      35 miles
      Falls Creek Loop
      Falls Creek
      25 miles
      Slightly Shorter, Differenter Osborne Loop
      Osborne Mountain
      20 miles
      Osborne Mt full loop
      Osborne Mountain
      22 miles
      Lower Russell Ridge and Wildcat
      Rimrock
      9 miles
      Goat Mountain Epic + Tumwater
      Goat Mountain
      35 miles
      Sanctuary of Vulcan
      Packwood
      43 miles
      Goat Mountain Green River Loop
      Goat Mountain
      22 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      Past Week
      • 3 rides

      Photos of Gifford Pinchot National Forest Mountain Bike

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      Mar 26, 2022 @ 7:20pm
      Mar 26, 2022
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      Mar 26, 2022 @ 7:20pm
      Mar 26, 2022
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      Mar 26, 2022 @ 7:19pm
      Mar 26, 2022
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      Mar 26, 2022 @ 7:19pm
      Mar 26, 2022
      61 |
      Jun 29, 2020 @ 5:59am
      Jun 29, 2020
      26 |
      Jun 22, 2020 @ 5:24pm
      Jun 22, 2020
      321 |
      Aug 29, 2017 @ 1:29pm
      Aug 29, 2017
      274 |
      Aug 11, 2017 @ 1:57am
      Aug 11, 2017

      Videos of Gifford Pinchot National Forest Mountain Bike

      Pumice
      0:05 | 142 | Sep 8, 2020
      lower osborne pov
      3:04 | 285 | Jul 8, 2019
      VOTR Goat Creek to Tumwater Loop
      9:38 | 337 | Jul 28, 2018
      VOTR Lewis River Trail
      13:37 | 314 | Feb 19, 2018
      VOTR Siouxon Creek
      7:30 | 165 | Feb 18, 2018
      Winter Stoke
      4:29 | 278 | Feb 1, 2016
      Some Smith Creek
      1:41 | 597 | Sep 16, 2015
      Lewis River Trail log ride
      0:16 | 330 | Oct 24, 2014

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Soup Creek
      Rimrock
      May 13, 2022 @ 4:44pm
      May 13, 2022
      Variablesmyler316 EMBA-CN Evergreen finished up major repairs last...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #2043423A1ifu11erwishlisttrailJuniper Ridge #261 and 1 more
      May 15, 2022 @ 11:39pm
      2 days
      user #2043423A1ifu11erwishlisttrailStrawberry Ridge
      May 15, 2022 @ 11:36pm
      2 days
      user #1335277jeffrbartonwishlisttrailSnyder Pasture
      May 14, 2022 @ 3:32pm
      May 14, 2022
      user #1335277jeffrbartonwishlisttrailBoundary Trail and 3 more
      May 14, 2022 @ 2:55pm
      May 14, 2022
      user #2415677AmandahnR4wYwishlisttrailLewis River
      May 14, 2022 @ 5:06am
      May 14, 2022

      Recent Comments

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      user #951337smyler316trailSoup CreekThe rain just keeps coming. Still too wet to open.
      May 13, 2022 @ 4:46pm
      May 13, 2022
      user #951337smyler316trailSoup CreekWork party today. Rebenched and rebermed some...
      May 7, 2022 @ 2:16pm
      May 7, 2022
      user #1917249Mr-Fix-ittrailWind River RoadThis is not a trail. it's a paved highway. ...
      Apr 7, 2022 @ 4:36pm
      Apr 7, 2022
      user #922021joelsmebytrailBishop RidgeJust to reiterate earlier comments, this would...
      Sep 25, 2021 @ 1:00pm
      Sep 25, 2021
      user #1396775usertljtrailGoat CreekThank you for this update! I have heard about...
      Sep 23, 2021 @ 11:14am
      Sep 23, 2021

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3561,385 mile271,627 ft591 miles5,948 ft
      856889264,798
      E-Bike159782 miles155,138 ft340 miles5,338 ft
      2634387
      Hike5391,999 mile385,712 ft857 miles11,726 ft
      4888311,814
      Trail Running5361,990 mile382,421 ft852 miles11,726 ft
      8861963
      Horse95406 miles66,837 ft171 miles6,637 ft
      23131
      Dirtbike/Moto59346 miles75,262 ft168 miles5,837 ft
      249223
      Observed Trials1480 miles10,558 ft34 miles5,121 ft
      31
      ATV/ORV/OHV22124 miles16,604 ft57 miles5,837 ft
      2163
      Snowmobile37 miles814 ft2 miles1,624 ft
      Snowshoe2649 miles6,394 ft19 miles2,854 ft
      159
      Downhill Ski4321 miles17,156 ft21 miles1,969 ft
      326
      Backcountry Ski77 miles1,345 ft3 miles1,424 ft
      1464
      Nordic Ski4147 miles6,319 ft20 miles2,854 ft
      1142
      • By garretts EMBA-CN & contributors
      • Admins: EMBA, NMA, codyolsen, boxxerace, jmahler, Alexbeard9, sanfret, mattcr, EMBA-CN
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