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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
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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
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
      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
      Links
      Region Details
      • 7
      • 19

      Region Status
      Open as of Sep 17, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,768
      State Ranking
      #41
      Trails (view details)
      26
      Trails Mountain Bike
      26
      Trails E-Bike
      3
      Trails Hike
      25
      Trails Trail Running
      25
      Trails Dirtbike
      1
      Total Distance
      41 miles
      Total Descent
      11,171 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,436 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,594 ft
      Reports
      81
      Photos
      20
      Ridden Counter
      406

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 7 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance

      Photos of Mount Emily Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      trail: Rock Crusher
      16 |
      Sep 22, 2019 @ 10:51am
      Sep 22, 2019
      trail: Fence Line
      6 |
      Sep 17, 2019 @ 11:45pm
      Sep 17, 2019
      4 |
      Sep 17, 2019 @ 11:42pm
      Sep 17, 2019
      10 |
      Sep 17, 2019 @ 11:39pm
      Sep 17, 2019

      Videos of Mount Emily Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      Caffeine: Mount Emily Recreation Area Mountain...
      14:15 | 11 | Oct 8, 2019 , La Grande
      Ricochet October 2019
      trail: Ricochet
      7:07 | 7 | Oct 7, 2019 , La Grande
      Mountain Biking Mount Emily Recreation Area...
      5:38 | 31 | Sep 6, 2019 , La Grande

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #1920156WWILaddvideoCaffeine: Mount Emily Recreation Area Mountain Biking La Grande, Oregon
      Oct 8, 2019 @ 4:44pm
      Oct 8, 2019
      user #1920156WWILaddvideoRicochet October 2019
      Oct 7, 2019 @ 9:47pm
      Oct 7, 2019
      user #1858155Blanman2000wishlisttrailMERA Loop
      Oct 1, 2019 @ 7:05am
      Oct 1, 2019
      user #1920156WWILriddentrailRicochet
      Sep 23, 2019 @ 11:05am
      Sep 23, 2019
      user #966916jason06wr450addphoto at Rock Crusher in La Grande, Oregon, United States
      Sep 22, 2019 @ 10:52am
      Sep 22, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      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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