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      This riding area includes trails adjacent to or connecting with the Sterling Mine Ditch Trail System. The area is mostly mixed forest (ponderosa pine, oak, madrone, and manzanita with a few pockets of Douglas fir). The trail surfaces run from granite to clay with minimal rocks. Certain spots can be extremely muddy and slippery during and just after rainy periods. There are numerous trailheads to access the trails in this riding area.
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      Region Details
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      • 6

      Region Status
      Caution as of Oct 30, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      13
      Trails Mountain Bike
      13
      Trails E-Bike
      6
      Trails Hike
      13
      Trails Trail Running
      13
      Trails Horse
      1
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Total Distance
      57 miles
      Total Descent
      7,277 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,077 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,000 ft
      Reports
      44
      Photos
      58
      Ridden Counter
      104

      Photos of Sterling Mine Ditch Trail System Mountain Bike

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      Oct 18, 2021 @ 4:28pm
      Oct 18, 2021
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      Apr 25, 2021 @ 10:52pm
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      Apr 25, 2021 @ 10:52pm
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      Apr 25, 2021 @ 10:52pm
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      Apr 25, 2021 @ 10:52pm
      Apr 25, 2021
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      Apr 25, 2021 @ 10:52pm
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      Apr 25, 2021 @ 10:52pm
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      Apr 25, 2021 @ 10:51pm
      Apr 25, 2021

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Tunnel Ridge Trail
      Jul 18, 2021 @ 10:17am
      Jul 18, 2021
      DryroguecornersTrail is clear. Steep to ride up. Walked...
      Bear Gulch Trail
      Jul 18, 2021 @ 10:12am
      Jul 18, 2021
      DryroguecornersTree down half mile in from TH. Needs...
      Little Applegate Road
      Jun 9, 2021 @ 9:32am
      Jun 9, 2021
      VariableJoewallgrenIt's a road.
      Lower Jack Ash
      May 16, 2021 @ 1:29pm
      May 16, 2021
      Drynormsride ATA Removing tree.
      Sterling Mine Ditch Trail
      May 16, 2021 @ 1:28pm
      May 16, 2021
      Drynormsride ATAE-Bike Log, requires chainsaw
      Armstrong Gulch Trail
      Apr 25, 2021 @ 11:04pm
      Apr 25, 2021
      IdealTbaumer
      Ditch Mine (North Side)
      Apr 17, 2020 @ 5:58pm
      Apr 17, 2020
      DryJeb308
      Grub Gulch to Ditch Mine
      Apr 17, 2020 @ 5:56pm
      Apr 17, 2020
      DryJeb308Two logs are blocking the trail. One on...
      Jack-Ash
      Nov 7, 2019 @ 7:54am
      Nov 7, 2019
      DryLongLostWay3 single track sections interspersed with...

      Activity Feed

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      user #2233444Rjgarcia53votetrailSterling Mine Ditch Trail
      Nov 24, 2021 @ 11:24am
      Nov 24, 2021
      user #2885038ColinzJScfkaddphoto in My City
      Oct 18, 2021 @ 4:28pm
      Oct 18, 2021
      user #611761markhollowayupdatetrailArmstrong Gulch Trail
      Aug 29, 2021 @ 3:40pm
      Aug 29, 2021
      user #2286505DcdallaswishlisttrailSterling Mine Ditch Trail
      Aug 2, 2021 @ 1:39pm
      Aug 2, 2021
      user #1409110ScottLarsonwishlisttrailJack-Ash and 1 more
      Jul 31, 2021 @ 9:21pm
      Jul 31, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2552379TbaumerreportBear Gulch TrailWe jumped off Sterling Mine Ditch Trail to...
      Apr 25, 2021 @ 11:13pm
      Apr 25, 2021
      user #2552379TbaumerreportArmstrong Gulch TrailA great way to add some challenge to a very...
      Apr 25, 2021 @ 11:06pm
      Apr 25, 2021
      user #2552379TbaumerreportSterling Mine Ditch TrailFirst six miles are flat &...
      Apr 25, 2021 @ 10:37pm
      Apr 25, 2021
      user #1767545LongLostWaytrailJack-Ash3 single track sections interspersed with 2...
      Nov 7, 2019 @ 7:57am
      Nov 7, 2019
      user #1722059CricketyoshreportSterling Mine Ditch TrailTrees are still there as of March 2nd.
      Mar 2, 2019 @ 7:47pm
      Mar 2, 2019

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Wagner Creek 1 8 37.9 km
      Jacksonville Woodlands 17 108.8 km
      Forest Park 6 32 510.7 km
      Lithia Park 511.6 km
      Ashland Watershed 2 18 212.1 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1357 miles7,277 ft22 miles3,077 ft
      #8,348#3,514344488
      E-Bike634 miles3,970 ft13 miles3,077 ft
      24405
      Hike1357 miles7,277 ft22 miles3,077 ft
      #7,397#3,356446
      Trail Running1357 miles7,277 ft22 miles3,077 ft
      #7,378#3,345441
      Horse16 miles476 ft2 miles922 ft
      9
      Dirtbike/Moto16 miles476 ft2 miles922 ft
      9
      ATV/ORV/OHV16 miles476 ft2 miles922 ft
      9
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