Browns Camp Loop Details
Riding AreaTillamook State Forest
Bike TypeAM, XC
Trail UsageBiking Primary
SeasonMainly 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 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.
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More Stats for Browns Camp Loop bike trail
Altitude min1,316 ft
Altitude max1,935 ft
Altitude start1,626 ft
Altitude end1,626 ft
Distance climb4 miles
Distance down4 miles
Distance flat2,818 ft
Avg reverse time00:07:25
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
Browns Camp Loop Trail Reports
Sep 3, 2018 @ 2:56pmSep 3, 2018
|Downed Tree at Mile 4.5|
Aug 25, 2018 @ 12:59pmAug 25, 2018
Jul 22, 2018 @ 6:30amJul 22, 2018
|Trail is in great shape. Lots of close by gunfire kinda puts a damper on the vibe|
Jun 12, 2018 @ 7:06amJun 12, 2018
Mar 13, 2018 @ 11:16pmMar 13, 2018
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