12 miles
2,361 ft
-2,361 ft
564 ft
High Point

Scenic beaches. Quaint towns. Jutting headlands where grand forests reach down to the ocean. The Oregon Coast is rightly famous for many things but that list always lacked mountain biking. No longer, as the freshly minted Whiskey Run Trail System is custom built for your riding pleasure, weaving through the unique coastal landscape just minutes from the Pacific Ocean.

Route Details
Easily accessible from Highway 101 and near to the towns of Coos Bay and Coquille, the Whiskey Run trails provide a variety of loops that allow you to peel off a quick ride between surf sessions or spend hours exploring all the trails so you can hit your favorite descents twice.

A “sampler plate” of the system has you parking at the lower trailhead off Whiskey Run Road and climbing up Dirty Dishes and Hollerback to catch the upper loop of Sour Mash and White Lightening. Continue descending down the bermy, swooping flow of Bootlegger, Captain Blacklock, and Sir Lance-a-lot. A forest road climb efficiently takes you back to the top, where you’ll drop into Hollerback, Well Shot, and Dirty Dishes for a grin-inducing rally through the thick, dark forest. Once you’re back at the lower trailhead, finish the ride with a tour of the berm- and jump-filled trails across the road, pulling off as many quick loops as your forearms and sprint muscles can handle.

Traveling with your mini-shredders? Whiskey Run is nicely set up for a quick, kid-friendly shuttle. With access off Beaver Hill Road at the top of the system, it’s a fun roll down the green-rated Hollerback and Dirty Dishes to the lower trailhead, where everyone can pile back into the vehicle and head up for another lap.

Be sure to check the map when you arrive as new trails are already being planned, with the ultimate goal of creating a 30-mile network of bike-optimized singletrack.

Riding Season
While the area rarely sees snow, it gets its share of rain in the winter and spring. Late spring through early fall are the best seasons but a couple days of dry weather, even in January or February, make for prime conditions.

Local Trail Association
Wild Rivers Coast Mountain Bicycling Association (wrcmba.com)
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      Stay Tuned
      May 18, 2020 @ 2:27pm
      May 18, 2020
      Hollerback Trail
      May 15, 2020 @ 7:39am
      May 15, 2020
      Cleaned drainages and raked trail
      May 14, 2020 @ 2:56pm
      May 14, 2020
      Cleaned drainages and raked trail
      Sir Lance-A-Lot
      May 6, 2020 @ 8:29pm
      May 6, 2020
      Cleaned drainages
      Hot Lap
      Apr 29, 2020 @ 2:30pm
      Apr 29, 2020
      Worked on drainages and jump faces.
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