4 miles
Distance
540 ft
Climb
-1,462 ft
Descent
00:42:02
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Bottle Prairie #455 Trail

Details

  • Riding Area
    44 Trails
    Mt. Hood, Oregon
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    June to October
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #14291 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

This popular mountain bike trail offers views of Mount Hood. Combine this trail with Knebal Springs Trail #474 for an excellent 9 mile loop. This is popular as a fast flowy down trail so be on the lookout if you are climbing it. The 44 Trails Association supports this trail's maintenance.

Access Info

From Hood River, OR follow Oregon Hwy 35 south for 26 miles, 0.15 mile past milepost 71, to Dufur Mill Road (Forest Road 44). Turn left (east) on Forest Road 44 and go 5.3 miles to Forest Road 17 (signed for Knebal Springs Campground). Head straight on Forest Road 17 (Forest Road 44 curves right). After 0.5 mile, take the right fork onto Forest Road 1720. Stay on Forest Road 1720 for 2.7 miles to Forest Road 1720-150. Turn right onto Forest Road 1720-150 and go 0.2 mile into Knebal Springs Campground. Take the left fork into the campground and park on the left in an open grassy area at Knebal Springs Trailhead.
From Dufur, OR go west on Dufur Mill Road (Forest Road 44) for 16.7 miles to Forest Road 4430. Turn north on Forest Road 4430 and go 4.5 miles to Forest Road 1720. Turn left (southwest) and go 0.9 mile to Forest Road 1720-150. Turn right onto Forest Road 1720-150 and drive 0.2 mile to enter Knebal Springs Campground. Take the left fork into the campground and park on the left in an open grassy area at Knebal Springs Trailhead.

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More Stats for Bottle Prairie Trail #455 bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -923 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,638 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,927 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,740 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,817 ft
  • Grade
    -4.006%
  • Grade max
    -26.734%
  • Grade min
    32.77%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,277 ft
  • Avg time
    00:42:02
  • Avg reverse time
    01:02:04
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Status:
on Oct 7, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.35 (3 votes)

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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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  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
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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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  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
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      Bottle Prairie... Trail Reports

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      Oct 7, 2018 @ 9:54am
      Oct 7, 2018
      Track is in stellar condition. Nice and tacky. Get it while you can.
      Jul 8, 2018 @ 11:40am
      Jul 8, 2018
      Dry, lots of dust kicking up.
      Jun 25, 2018 @ 11:28am
      Jun 25, 2018
      It's dry but still super fun!
      May 7, 2018 @ 5:04pm
      May 7, 2018
      Minor Water drainage with some standing water on trail from snow
      May 31, 2017 @ 5:20pm
      May 31, 2017
      thawed, dry, cleared!
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      Routes with this trail

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      16 miles
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      15 miles

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