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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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
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  • < 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
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  • Description
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  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
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  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
      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
      Igo Lane Trailhead google parking directions
      Links
      Region Details
      • 8
      • 1
      • 7
      • 21
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Aug 3, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      38
      Trails Mountain Bike
      41
      Trails E-Bike
      7
      Trails Hike
      39
      Trails Trail Running
      39
      Trails Horse
      8
      Trails Dirtbike
      7
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      1
      Trails Nordic Ski
      1
      Total Distance
      55 miles
      Total Descent
      11,443 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,621 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,592 ft
      Reports
      320
      Photos
      53
      Ridden Counter
      877

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 1 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 20 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance

      Photos of Mount Emily Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      1 |
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 8:53pm
      Aug 3, 2020
      trail: Bamm Bamm
      5 |
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 8:50pm
      Aug 3, 2020
      trail: Bamm Bamm
      3 |
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 8:50pm
      Aug 3, 2020
      1 |
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 8:48pm
      Aug 3, 2020

      Videos of Mount Emily Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      La Grande part2
      trail: Pebbles
      7:05 | 5 | Aug 3, 2020
      La Grande part1
      6:19 | 2 | Aug 2, 2020
      MERA in :60
      trail: MERA Loop
      1:00 | 62 | Apr 14, 2020
      First ride with GoPro
      trail: Ride On
      6:24 | 139 | Apr 22, 2013

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1261843Markinman75commenttrailRock Garden and 2 more
      Aug 4, 2020 @ 8:51pm
      Aug 4, 2020
      user #1261843Markinman75riddentrailRock Garden and 4 more
      Aug 4, 2020 @ 8:49pm
      Aug 4, 2020
      user #1261843Markinman75riddentrailRed Apple and 4 more
      Aug 4, 2020 @ 7:09am
      Aug 4, 2020
      user #1261843Markinman75addreportRidge Line and 1 more
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 8:49pm
      Aug 3, 2020
      user #1261843Markinman75addphoto in Portland, Oregon, United States and 4 more
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 8:47pm
      Aug 3, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1261843Markinman75trailMERA LoopThis is the main loop for the offshoot trails....
      Aug 4, 2020 @ 8:55pm
      Aug 4, 2020
      user #1261843Markinman75trailSkills SlalomNot a long trail and a year or two out of...
      Aug 4, 2020 @ 8:53pm
      Aug 4, 2020
      user #1261843Markinman75trailRock GardenThere is no rock garden. Not sure why it lures...
      Aug 4, 2020 @ 8:51pm
      Aug 4, 2020
      user #1196421sslreportMERA LoopGood morning Jeff! We’ll get those trees cut...
      May 26, 2020 @ 5:34am
      May 26, 2020
      user #1731731mrlivertrailBamm BammFun rock roll-on up top with optional boulder...
      May 7, 2020 @ 12:01pm
      May 7, 2020

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