8 miles
1,761 ft
-1,761 ft
Avg time

Browns Camp Loop Details

  • Riding Area
    Tillamook State Forest
    Timber, Oregon
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical Rating
  • Season
    Mainly late spring (April) to fall (early November), but can be ridden year round.
  • Global Ranking
    #17848 in Mountain Biking

This is an awesome cross country trail, with lots of roots and rocks and some faster downhill sections, along with a few steeper climbs. Punchy climbs await the most skilled.

It can be ridden in both directions, but most riders prefer a clockwise direction (if riding clockwise, there's a short climb out on a dirt road at the end that's no fun riding down). The loop follows the Wilson Wagon Trail (a historic trail) and the Gravelle Brothers Trail to make the loop.

Parts of the trail are a bit overgrown with vegetation, and its muddy after lots of rain and riders, but the drainage is much improved from what it was before 2010 (or so).

It's not a long nor tough ride, but for a longer ride this can be combined with a loop around Gale's Creek - the combined ride can be done as a figure 8, and thus avoids the dirt road that's part of the loop here. Adding the Storey Creek trail is another option.

Access Info

Access the trail head via by driving past Banks, Oregon on HWY6 heading west. Follow the signs to Brown's Camp. Once you turn off the highway and drive up, take the first left 80 yards from the highway and drive 150 yards to the kiosk on your right, trailhead is right behind the restroom/kiosk area. Very stealthy.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Browns Camp Loop bike trail
  • Altitude min
    1,316 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,935 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,626 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,626 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,818 ft
  • Avg time
  • Avg reverse time
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on Sep 3, 2018
Avg: 4.15 (7 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to browns-camp-loop trailhead (45.622610, -123.375650)
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Browns Camp Loop Trail Reports

Sep 3, 2018 @ 2:56pm
Sep 3, 2018
Downed Tree at Mile 4.5
Aug 25, 2018 @ 12:59pm
Aug 25, 2018
Jul 22, 2018 @ 6:30am
Jul 22, 2018
Trail is in great shape. Lots of close by gunfire kinda puts a damper on the vibe
Jun 12, 2018 @ 7:06am
Jun 12, 2018
Mar 13, 2018 @ 11:16pm
Mar 13, 2018
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Jun 27, 2018 @ 3:25pm
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Browns Camp Loop, My City
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Browns Camp Loop, My City
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Jun 12, 2018 @ 12:52pm
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Browns Camp Loop, My City
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Aug 22, 2016 @ 7:47pm
Aug 22, 2016
Browns Camp Loop, Banks

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