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  • Prevalent Mud
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  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
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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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      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
      Parking 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
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      Caution on Dec 22, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #3,322
      State Ranking
      #52
      Trails (view details)
      16
      Trails Mountain Bike
      16
      Trails Hike
      16
      Trails Trail Running
      16
      Total Distance
      43 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      17 miles
      Total Descent
      12,804 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,260 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,410 ft
      Reports
      27
      Photos
      77
      Ridden Counter
      75

      Photos of Taylor Creek / Briggs Valley Mountain Bike

      9 |
      Mar 4, 2018 @ 10:45am
      Mar 4, 2018
      Lower Taylor Creek Trail
      9 |
      Feb 18, 2018 @ 5:19pm
      Feb 18, 2018
      Taylor Camp Access Trail
      trail: Jedi Trail
      17 |
      Dec 24, 2017 @ 10:07am
      Dec 24, 2017
      Jedi Trail, Grants Pass
      4 |
      Dec 24, 2017 @ 9:57am
      Dec 24, 2017
      Lower Taylor Creek Trail
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      Recent Comments

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      user #1160864ashlemontrailMinnow Creek to Burned Timber Connector??? Why put it on Trailforks then...
      Mar 11, 2018 @ 9:02am
      Mar 11, 2018
      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
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1450911ebtrail420addridelogJan 15, 2019 ride log
      Jan 15, 2019 @ 4:55pm
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      user #1450911ebtrail420addridelogDec 29, 2018 ride log
      Dec 29, 2018 @ 5:05pm
      Dec 29, 2018
      user #627246chuktAaddridelogDec 29, 2018 ride log
      Dec 29, 2018 @ 4:45pm
      Dec 29, 2018
      user #1450911ebtrail420addreportJedi Trail
      Dec 22, 2018 @ 6:47pm
      Dec 22, 2018
      user #1450911ebtrail420addridelogDec 22, 2018 ride log
      Dec 22, 2018 @ 6:20pm
      Dec 22, 2018
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