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      Mount Emily Recreation Area (MERA) offers 3,670 acres of outstanding forest recreation just two miles north of downtown La Grande, Oregon. Visitors can enjoy trails dedicated for motorized and non-motorized uses. Trails throughout MERA offer both gentle routes and challenging terrain.
      Shuttleable: YES
      AKA: M.E.R.A
      Owsley Canyon Trailhead google parking directions
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      Region Details
      • 12
      • 1
      • 8
      • 26
      • 9

      Region Status
      Open as of May 16, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      56
      Trails Mountain Bike
      56
      Trails E-Bike
      9
      Trails Hike
      49
      Trails Trail Running
      49
      Trails Horse
      10
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      10
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      4
      Trails Snowshoe
      1
      Trails Nordic Ski
      1
      Total Distance
      82 miles
      Total Descent
      16,279 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,719 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,592 ft
      Reports
      529
      Photos
      66
      Ridden Counter
      1,737

      Photos of Mount Emily Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      trail: MERA Loop
      9 |
      Jun 13, 2022 @ 10:52pm
      Jun 13, 2022
      trail: MERA Loop
      20 |
      Jun 13, 2022 @ 10:52pm
      Jun 13, 2022
      trail: Dirt Circus
      69 |
      Dec 11, 2021 @ 9:24am
      Dec 11, 2021
      49 |
      Jul 4, 2021 @ 4:52pm
      Jul 4, 2021
      46 |
      Jul 4, 2021 @ 4:52pm
      Jul 4, 2021
      trail: MERA Loop
      70 |
      Jun 20, 2021 @ 1:26pm
      Jun 20, 2021
      trail: Sasquatch
      45 |
      Apr 29, 2021 @ 9:54am
      Apr 29, 2021
      trail: Sasquatch
      74 |
      Apr 29, 2021 @ 9:54am
      Apr 29, 2021

      Videos of Mount Emily Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      La Grande part2
      trail: Pebbles
      7:05 | 61 | Aug 3, 2020
      La Grande part1
      6:19 | 90 | Aug 2, 2020
      MERA in :60
      trail: MERA Loop
      1:00 | 202 | Apr 14, 2020
      First ride with GoPro
      trail: Ride On
      6:24 | 155 | Apr 22, 2013
      Lower Dirt Circus! Eastern Oregon Mountain...
      2:11 | 82 | Mar 2, 2022 , La Grande
      Eastern Oregon flow, drops, and jumps! MERA`s...
      2:23 | 104 | Mar 2, 2022 , La Grande
      The Fenceline Trail 5 16 20
      1:56 | 156 | May 17, 2020 , La Grande
      All the Jumps on Skills: Mount Emily...
      1:19 | 366 | Apr 12, 2020 , La Grande

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1888065neogtv6wishlisttrailCaffeine Trail
      Jun 28, 2022 @ 7:58pm
      Jun 28, 2022
      user #3088452A9jn41riddentrailGoldfish Pond
      Jun 23, 2022 @ 9:47pm
      Jun 23, 2022
      user #3088452A9jn41votetrailCaffeine Trail and 1 more
      Jun 23, 2022 @ 9:43pm
      Jun 23, 2022
      user #3032062NathanggtNpnriddentrailMERA Loop
      Jun 13, 2022 @ 10:54pm
      Jun 13, 2022
      user #3032062NathanggtNpnaddphoto in My City and 1 more
      Jun 13, 2022 @ 10:52pm
      Jun 13, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1196421sslreportCaffeine TrailIt shouldn’t be. Someone misreported it as...
      Nov 20, 2021 @ 5:32pm
      Nov 20, 2021
      user #456978burckcreportCaffeine TrailHey there why is this one closed? Hoping to...
      Nov 20, 2021 @ 5:18pm
      Nov 20, 2021
      user #2661090MellyHEMCgtrailBone SpurSnow melt has eroded road causing slushy mud...
      Apr 13, 2021 @ 7:45pm
      Apr 13, 2021
      user #2417954JasonIkpF4jtrailLower Fence LineI
      Oct 23, 2020 @ 9:09am
      Oct 23, 2020
      user #1261843Markinman75trailMERA LoopThis is the main loop for the offshoot trails....
      Aug 4, 2020 @ 8:55pm
      Aug 4, 2020

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike5682 miles16,280 ft38 miles2,720 ft
      #2,470#1,2636652472,529
      E-Bike920 miles3,796 ft10 miles2,707 ft
      #2,321#529484110
      Hike4977 miles13,540 ft33 miles2,720 ft
      #2,155#1,22152145
      Trail Running4977 miles13,540 ft33 miles2,720 ft
      #2,155#1,21752110
      Horse107 miles574 ft2 miles1,755 ft
      72
      Dirtbike/Moto1025 miles5,299 ft13 miles2,720 ft
      #153#10175
      ATV/ORV/OHV44 miles666 ft2 miles906 ft
      761
      Snowshoe12 miles148 ft4,616 ft135 ft
      76
      Nordic Ski12 miles148 ft4,616 ft135 ft
      72
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