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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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
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      Open on Jul 27, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,524
      State Ranking
      #33
      Trails
      25
      Total Distance
      25 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      13 miles
      Total Descent
      7,210 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,594 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,437 ft
      Reports
      71
      Photos
      124
      Ridden Counter
      89

      Photos of Mount Emily Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      trail: Hot Shot
      5 |
      Jul 8, 2018 @ 11:48am
      Jul 8, 2018
      Hot Shot, My City
      trail: Hot Shot
      11 |
      Jul 8, 2018 @ 11:48am
      Jul 8, 2018
      Hot Shot, My City
      trail: MERA Loop
      58 |
      Mar 19, 2018 @ 7:44am
      Mar 19, 2018
      MERA Loop, La Grande
      trail: MERA Loop
      36 |
      Mar 19, 2018 @ 7:44am
      Mar 19, 2018
      MERA Loop, La Grande
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      Mountain Bike Routes

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      All Mountain Day
      15 miles
      MERA top to bottom
      17 miles

      Recent Comments

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      user #1017060pmmarolltrailRidge LineWorth the extra climb to add this trail when...
      Apr 5, 2018 @ 7:38pm
      Apr 5, 2018
      user #1017060pmmarolltrailDoing TimeThe upper half is good, I recommend getting...
      Mar 26, 2018 @ 10:05am
      Mar 26, 2018
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      Recent Activity

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      user #659337snowcoachaddridelogAug 19, 2018 ride log
      Aug 19, 2018 @ 7:19pm
      12 hours
      user #1017060pmmarolladdridelogAug 19, 2018 ride log
      Aug 19, 2018 @ 7:04pm
      13 hours
      user #1146255dburnardaddkarmaMount Emily Recreation Area
      Aug 19, 2018 @ 1:59pm
      18 hours
      user #659337snowcoachaddridelogAug 18, 2018 ride log
      Aug 18, 2018 @ 10:16am
      2 days
      user #1017060pmmarolladdridelogAug 17, 2018 ride log
      Aug 17, 2018 @ 3:41pm
      3 days
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