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      Region Details
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      364
      Trails Mountain Bike
      269
      Trails E-Bike
      33
      Trails Horse
      76
      Trails Hike
      356
      Trails Trail Running
      351
      Trails Snowmobile
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      6
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      4
      Trails Nordic Ski
      3
      Total Distance
      328 miles
      Total Descent
      44,954 ft
      Total Vertical
      8,242 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,249 ft
      Reports
      2,235
      Photos
      1,243
      Ridden Counter
      30,000

      Popular Southwest Mountain Biking Trails

      statustitledifficultyrating
      Sixth Sense
      Yacolt Burn State Forest
      Thrillium
      Yacolt Burn State Forest
      1070 Road
      Yacolt Burn State Forest
      Ape Canyon Trail
      Mt. St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
      Cold Creek
      Yacolt Burn State Forest
      Red Tape - Directional trail. BIKE ONLY.
      Lacamas Park
      Old Hwy 8
      Bingen
      Murphy's Grade - Upper
      Yacolt Burn State Forest
      Loowit #216: Ape Canyon - Windy
      Mt. St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
      L1050 Road
      Yacolt Burn State Forest
      Palmer East
      Lacamas Park
      Main Access Road Section 1
      Lacamas Park
      Lacamas Park Main Entrance
      Lacamas Park
      Access Road Gravel Climb
      Lacamas Park
      CFC East
      Lacamas Park

      Southwest Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      Tarbell Loop
      Yacolt Burn State Forest
      23 miles
      Climb from Lower to Upper Lot
      Yacolt Burn State Forest
      4 miles
      Towers to Sixth Sense Loop
      Yacolt Burn State Forest
      10 miles
      Yacolt Burn Loop
      Moulton and Lucia Falls
      45 miles
      Ape canyon & smith creek loop
      Southwest
      23 miles
      Lacamas Tour
      Lacamas Park
      7 miles
      Hidden Falls - Out and Back
      Yacolt Burn State Forest
      11 miles
      Lyle Mullet
      Syncline Ridge
      48 miles
      Kloochman Butte - Out and Back
      Yacolt Burn State Forest
      10 miles
      Camas Panthers - Relay on Oly - Plan C
      Lacamas Park
      3,852 ft

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      Yesterday
      • 11 rides
      Past Week
      • 84 rides

      Photos of Southwest Mountain Bike

      trail: Cold Creek
      352 |
      Jan 22, 2018 @ 9:23am
      Jan 22, 2018
      1,043 |
      Jun 12, 2017 @ 8:08pm
      Jun 12, 2017
      trail: Thrillium
      1,420 |
      Jan 8, 2017 @ 9:01am
      Jan 8, 2017
      trail: Thrillium
      1,116 |
      Jul 5, 2016 @ 3:13pm
      Jul 5, 2016
      1,416 |
      Apr 17, 2016 @ 6:30pm
      Apr 17, 2016
      trail: Thrillium
      941 |
      Jul 26, 2015 @ 11:13pm
      Jul 26, 2015
      trail: Thrillium
      8,223 |
      May 27, 2015 @ 1:47am
      May 27, 2015
      | 10 comments
      trail: Cold Creek
      1,116 |
      Jul 22, 2014 @ 6:00pm
      Jul 22, 2014

      Videos of Southwest Mountain Bike

      Thrillium Crash
      trail: Thrillium
      63 | May 13, 2022
      First run of the year Cold Creek
      trail: Cold Creek
      67 | Apr 25, 2021
      Emblem Cascadia: RAW
      48 | Feb 10, 2021
      Miles to Thrillium
      trail: Thrillium
      196 | Oct 26, 2020
      Alec Loves his trees
      0:53 | 227 | Mar 27, 2020
      Thrillium Clips
      trail: Thrillium
      0:24 | 192 | Dec 30, 2019
      rippin st helens
      4:09 | 162 | Oct 15, 2019
      Sixth Sense Highside
      0:14 | 295 | Sep 1, 2019

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Murphy's Grade - Upper
      Yacolt Burn State Forest
      Feb 3, 2023 @ 10:37am
      Feb 3, 2023
      Unknowndavidsalty Closed for tree removal?
      Vista Ridge
      Yacolt Burn State Forest
      Feb 3, 2023 @ 10:35am
      Feb 3, 2023
      Freeze/thaw CycledavidsaltyPeanut butter and mayonnaise mess.
      Beargrass
      Yacolt Burn State Forest
      Jan 23, 2023 @ 8:08am
      Jan 23, 2023
      Snow Coveredsanfret TRAILFORKSSnow

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Murphy's Grade - Lower
      Yacolt Burn State Forest
      Feb 2, 2023 @ 3:12pm
      Feb 2, 2023
      VariableSpotty freeze-thaw goopy spots.davidsalty
      Red Tape - Directional trail. BIKE ONLY.
      Lacamas Park
      Feb 1, 2023 @ 4:03pm
      Feb 1, 2023
      Prevalent MudPhoS
      Cold Creek
      Yacolt Burn State Forest
      Jan 31, 2023 @ 6:30pm
      Jan 31, 2023
      VariableA few spots of ice and snow just below...mrwtb
      Sixth Sense
      Yacolt Burn State Forest
      Jan 23, 2023 @ 8:09am
      Jan 23, 2023
      Snow CoveredUpper is snow coveredsanfret TRAILFORKS
      1070 Road
      Yacolt Burn State Forest
      Jan 16, 2023 @ 7:29pm
      Jan 16, 2023
      Idealrowyoboat
      Bells Mountain
      Yacolt Burn State Forest
      Jan 16, 2023 @ 7:30am
      Jan 16, 2023
      Variable WTA did major brush clearing and tread...JoeHamilton
      Thrillium
      Yacolt Burn State Forest
      Jan 12, 2023 @ 6:43am
      Jan 12, 2023
      UnknownThe road to the upper shuttle...mrwtb
      L1500 Road
      Yacolt Burn State Forest
      Jan 12, 2023 @ 6:34am
      Jan 12, 2023
      WetThe road to the upper parking...mrwtb
      Gazebo Lower Alt
      Lacamas Park
      Jan 11, 2023 @ 7:05am
      Jan 11, 2023
      DryThe large tree is cleared out and the...ratpackchad
      Lewisville Park
      Lewisville Regional Park
      Jan 11, 2023 @ 2:44am
      Jan 11, 2023
      VariableOne of the few places to go when it has...LogHome72

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2787710A-ritchriddenrouteColdwater Boundary Out and Back
      Feb 4, 2023 @ 11:02pm
      2 days
      user #669610davidsaltyaddreportVista Ridge and 1 more
      Feb 3, 2023 @ 10:36am
      Feb 3, 2023
      user #2110369MeganF44wishlistrouteColdwater Lake Loop
      Feb 2, 2023 @ 10:41pm
      Feb 2, 2023
      user #180435kja78votetrailBurnt Bridge Creek
      Feb 2, 2023 @ 9:21pm
      Feb 2, 2023
      user #669610davidsaltyaddreportMurphy's Grade - Lower
      Feb 2, 2023 @ 6:57pm
      Feb 2, 2023

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #3262779lazy-climbertrailCold CreekYup The state of Washington needs your money,...
      Dec 7, 2022 @ 2:56pm
      Dec 7, 2022
      user #1581143Johnpcunninghamreport1070 RoadThanks for the report! It really helps
      Nov 13, 2022 @ 6:55pm
      Nov 13, 2022
      user #3193535NarnarbinkstrailRed Tape - Directional trail. BIKE ONLY.Great downhill.practice. lots of roots and...
      Nov 12, 2022 @ 3:22pm
      Nov 12, 2022
      user #1450360mrwtbreportCold CreekI guess I shouldn't have said "all roads"...
      Nov 7, 2022 @ 8:05am
      Nov 7, 2022
      user #1450360mrwtbreportCold Creek@kentkvo the road to the upper lot (Thrillium...
      Nov 7, 2022 @ 7:52am
      Nov 7, 2022

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike269251 miles34,423 ft96 miles4,852 ft
      1,2352,2114034,917
      E-Bike3319 miles2,769 ft8 miles3,015 ft
      1,6632703
      Horse76102 miles19,268 ft47 miles4,236 ft
      54861
      Hike356321 miles42,956 ft118 miles8,241 ft
      12,146681,868
      Trail Running351315 miles42,467 ft117 miles8,235 ft
      2,146411,264
      Snowmobile14,531 ft528 ft4,236 ft531 ft
      12
      Snowshoe67 miles581 ft1 mile5,748 ft
      127
      Backcountry Ski46 miles541 ft4,918 ft5,577 ft
      1234
      Nordic Ski33 miles39 ft971 ft1,178 ft
      128
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