4 miles
Distance
540 ft
Climb
-1,462 ft
Descent
00:41:37
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Bottle Prairie #455 Trail

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • 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
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • 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.

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
    00:41:37
  • Avg reverse time
    01:02:04
  • view trail stats
Status:
on Oct 6, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.4 (5 votes)

view (377)
close
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
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
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 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
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

LEGEND
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
      Directions to bottle-prairie-trail-455 trailhead (45.400030, -121.497190)
      update trails status or condition

      Bottle Prairie... Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 1:08pm
      Oct 6, 2019
      Some patches of snow but mostly in good condition.
      Aug 27, 2019 @ 8:57am
      Aug 27, 2019
      Aug 22, 2019 @ 11:09am
      Aug 22, 2019
      All clear. Recent rain has left the dirt in great condition..
      Jul 21, 2019 @ 11:44am
      Jul 21, 2019
      Jul 12, 2019 @ 4:09pm
      Jul 12, 2019
      One tree down just before descending to the gravel road crossing. Very brushy below the gravel road. Connector to 4430 road has 6 trees across...
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 140 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 336 rides
      •  

      Photos

      more »
      7 |
      Jul 9, 2019 @ 7:19pm
      Jul 9, 2019
      11 |
      Jun 28, 2019 @ 11:55am
      Jun 28, 2019

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Singletrack Flow
      16 miles
      Knebel Springs Loop
      9 miles
      Knebal Springs Eight Mile figure of 8 loop
      15 miles

      Trail Products

      Links

      Reviews / Comments

      No reviews yet, be the first to write a review or ask a question.
      Use trail reports to comment on trail conditions.


      Post a Comment



      You must login to Pinkbike.
      Don't have an account? Sign up

      Join Pinkbike  Login

      Videos

      more »
      youtuber VOTR Knebal Springs to Bottle Prairie
      6:56 | 226 | Jul 30, 2018 , Mt. Hood
      • subscribe
      • flag
      • login to download gpx or kml files.