2 miles
1,250 ft
-603 ft
Avg time
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  • Riding Area
    Osborne Mt
    Ashford, Washington
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  • Direction
    Both Directions
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This trail is open to hiker, motorcycle, horse and bicycle use. No motorized use from March 1 to June 30.

This begins on Forest Road 8420 and climbs steeply to Big Creek and Cora Falls before reaching Cora Lake. Skirting the lake, it passes a junction with Teeley Creek Trail #251, enters a dense forest and climbs to its terminus on Forest Road 8440. Features include Cora Falls, Cora Lake, and High Rock.

source: USFS
Access Info

From Packwood, WA. Follow Forest Road 52 (Skate Creek) north for 18.2 miles and turn left on Forest Road 84. Follow Forest Road 84 for 4.2 miles and turn right on Forest Road 8420. Follow Forest Road 8420 for 1.6 miles and arrive at the trail on your left.


This trail is maintained by the US Forest Service. Check with the USFS/Gifford Pinchot National Forest for the latest trail status.

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More Stats for Big Creek Trail #252 mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    647 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,385 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,578 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,385 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,032 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3,570 ft
  • Distance flat
    86 ft
  • Avg time
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