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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • 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
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • 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
      This is Central Oregon’s winter riding spot. Great desert riding, junipers, rocks, and wide open views. This area has some of our rockiest trails so be ready for some challenge. Brutally sandy out of season.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Parking google parking directions
      Region Details
      • 2
      • 1
      • 4
      • 4
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 8, 2019
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      COTA
      (cotamtb.com)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,716
      State Ranking
      #38
      Trails (view details)
      12
      Trails Mountain Bike
      12
      Trails Hike
      12
      Trails Trail Running
      12
      Total Distance
      32 miles
      Total Descent
      5,123 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,260 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,894 ft
      Reports
      42
      Photos
      25
      Ridden Counter
      610

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

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

      Photos of Horse Ridge Mountain Bike

      trail: Sand Canyon
      10 |
      Jun 11, 2019 @ 6:15am
      Jun 11, 2019
      trail: Crooked Arm
      21 |
      May 4, 2019 @ 10:34pm
      May 4, 2019
      trail: Crazyhorse
      22 |
      May 4, 2019 @ 10:32pm
      May 4, 2019
      trail: Crazyhorse
      20 |
      May 4, 2019 @ 10:32pm
      May 4, 2019

      Videos of Horse Ridge Mountain Bike

      Crooked Arm
      0:12 | 77 | May 10, 2019
      Jamie and John @ Sand Canyon
      2:51 | 269 | Jan 5, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Dry River Canyon
      Oct 8, 2019 @ 3:31pm
      Oct 8, 2019
      UnknownpmhobsonOpen until Feb 1, 2020
      Parkway
      Sep 22, 2019 @ 3:35pm
      Sep 22, 2019
      DryDylancwoodGreat sandy trail. Rock gardens become...
      Holy Loop
      Jul 4, 2019 @ 2:22pm
      Jul 4, 2019
      Drywackmandoo The rain and hail have it in full bloom....
      Crooked Arm
      May 11, 2019 @ 7:52am
      May 11, 2019
      Dryvtecpg1
      Has No Horse
      May 11, 2019 @ 7:52am
      May 11, 2019
      Dryvtecpg1
      Old Hwy 20
      May 11, 2019 @ 7:52am
      May 11, 2019
      Dryvtecpg1
      Sand Canyon
      Apr 2, 2019 @ 1:50pm
      Apr 2, 2019
      VariabledylanmooreWet sand but no mud today
      Crazyhorse
      Apr 20, 2018 @ 10:39am
      Apr 20, 2018
      DrySamhandeNo mud, cows kicking up some dust.
      Escape from Moscow
      Mar 25, 2018 @ 12:23pm
      Mar 25, 2018
      WetJeb308

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1217691jselbergriddentrailDry River Canyon
      Oct 26, 2019 @ 6:43pm
      Oct 26, 2019
      user #1063423bbenn75820wishlisttrailCrazyhorse and 1 more
      Oct 25, 2019 @ 9:03am
      Oct 25, 2019
      user #557759TjburwellwishlisttrailCrooked Arm and 2 more
      Oct 11, 2019 @ 11:48pm
      Oct 11, 2019
      user #1309768pmhobsonaddreportDry River Canyon
      Oct 8, 2019 @ 3:33pm
      Oct 8, 2019
      user #1950421DrBooGnarriddentrailEscape from Moscow and 1 more
      Oct 7, 2019 @ 10:35am
      Oct 7, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1243534wackmandootrailParkwayThe short and mid loops from Parkway are...
      Jan 5, 2019 @ 1:25pm
      Jan 5, 2019
      user #1493763dylanmooretrailParkwayI am usually a fan of rock gardens but this...
      Oct 27, 2018 @ 7:14am
      Oct 27, 2018
      user #1442658romero37trailParkwayYfywadaqtssdfsfs
      Jun 1, 2018 @ 1:12pm
      Jun 1, 2018
      user #1363676RideThoseTrailstrailSand CanyonThis is one of the longest, steepest and...
      Apr 22, 2018 @ 9:02pm
      Apr 22, 2018
      user #1363676RideThoseTrailstrailEscape from MoscowThis is a great trail up or down. The...
      Apr 22, 2018 @ 8:58pm
      Apr 22, 2018

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