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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
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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
  • 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
      This area is primarily accessed via forest road 25 (Briggs Valley Road) and is centered around the Taylor Creek Trail in the Rogue River Siskiyou National Forest. Many other trails can be accessed from forest road 25 as well as from the Taylor Creek Trail. The trails are generally multi-use and trail treads run the variety from silky smooth to rocky, rutted, and rooty. The area scenery varies depending on the trail, but is all consistently beautiful. The world famous 'Jedi' trail is part of this area.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Trailhead google parking directions
      Access Info:
      The Taylor Creek Trail begins at a trailhead 3 miles up Briggs Valley Road from Galice Road, west of Merlin, Oregon. There are additional access points further up Briggs Valley Road.
      Region Details
      • 1
      • 3
      • 9
      • 3

      Region Status
      Caution as of Sep 16, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #4,090
      State Ranking
      #63
      Trails (view details)
      16
      Trails Mountain Bike
      16
      Trails Hike
      16
      Trails Trail Running
      16
      Total Distance
      43 miles
      Total Descent
      12,790 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,260 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,410 ft
      Reports
      44
      Photos
      103
      Ridden Counter
      111

      Photos of Taylor Creek / Briggs Valley Mountain Bike

      4 |
      May 27, 2019 @ 3:09pm
      May 27, 2019
      3 |
      May 27, 2019 @ 3:08pm
      May 27, 2019
      trail: Jedi Trail
      22 |
      Feb 2, 2019 @ 11:04am
      Feb 2, 2019
      trail: Jedi Trail
      19 |
      Feb 2, 2019 @ 11:03am
      Feb 2, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Lower Taylor Creek Trail
      Sep 16, 2019 @ 7:49am
      Sep 16, 2019
      Variableebtrail420 SOTA Section from bottom trailhead to Burned...
      Dutchy Creek Trail
      Aug 26, 2019 @ 8:29pm
      Aug 26, 2019
      Dryebtrail420 SOTA Lowest 1.2 miles cleared. Lots of down...
      Jedi Trail
      Jul 15, 2019 @ 9:39am
      Jul 15, 2019
      DryhrdtduckGonna get your feet wet crossing Briggs...
      Big Pine Spur Trail
      May 27, 2019 @ 3:14pm
      May 27, 2019
      Dryebtrail420 SOTA Downed trees cleared by SOTA. Some...
      Secret Way Trail
      May 27, 2019 @ 3:11pm
      May 27, 2019
      Dryebtrail420 SOTA Two trees down on north half. North half...
      Secret Way Spur Trail
      May 27, 2019 @ 3:08pm
      May 27, 2019
      Dryebtrail420 SOTA Cleared by SOTA. in good shape
      China Creek Trail
      Apr 8, 2019 @ 5:53am
      Apr 8, 2019
      Wetebtrail420 SOTA Section from Briggs Valley Road to Taylor...
      Burned Timber Interpretive Loop Trail
      Mar 12, 2019 @ 12:55pm
      Mar 12, 2019
      Variableebtrail420 SOTA portion of trail on north side of Burned...
      Minnow Creek Trail
      Mar 10, 2019 @ 2:44pm
      Mar 10, 2019
      Dryebtrail420 SOTA
      Onion Way Trail
      Feb 14, 2019 @ 7:53am
      Feb 14, 2019
      Snow Coveredebtrail420 SOTA Cleared by SOTA. One creek crossing...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1943571docjas13wishlisttrailJedi Trail
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 1:38pm
      Oct 13, 2019
      user #1450911ebtrail420addreportLower Taylor Creek Trail
      Sep 16, 2019 @ 7:49am
      Sep 16, 2019
      user #1485608Puffball11wishlisttrailJedi Trail
      Sep 12, 2019 @ 7:52pm
      Sep 12, 2019
      user #1450911ebtrail420addreportLower Taylor Creek Trail
      Aug 29, 2019 @ 4:39pm
      Aug 29, 2019
      user #1450911ebtrail420addreportDutchy Creek Trail
      Aug 26, 2019 @ 8:29pm
      Aug 26, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1450911ebtrail420reportTaylor Camp TrailThanks! It was my first real mountain bike. ...
      Feb 18, 2018 @ 12:22pm
      Feb 18, 2018
      user #627246chuktAreportTaylor Camp TrailNice Schwinn!
      Feb 18, 2018 @ 7:33am
      Feb 18, 2018
      user #1450911ebtrail420reportJedi TrailTrailforks doesn't understand emojis!
      Feb 4, 2018 @ 1:48pm
      Feb 4, 2018
      user #1455512ChadleyMandingoreportJedi TrailFYI: the "?????????" Above was supposed to be...
      Feb 4, 2018 @ 7:28am
      Feb 4, 2018
      user #1455512ChadleyMandingoreportJedi TrailGo S????????TA!
      Feb 4, 2018 @ 7:27am
      Feb 4, 2018

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