2 miles
Distance
85 ft
Climb
-1,017 ft
Descent
00:08:08
Avg time
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Catwalk Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Ashland Watershed
    Ashland, Oregon
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    All Season
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #1454 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 45 in Trail Running
    • 60 in Hiking

Catwalk is a trail that can be ridden in either direction, but it is primarily a downhill trail. Catwalk begins with a fast steep rock section that leads into a large double jump. The trail turns down for the steep section known as the Freeway. Once off the Freeway section the trail turns to a twisty singletrack through the fir trees filled with some rollers and berms. There is minimal climbing on this trail.

This trail can be ridden year round and does get somewhat muddy during wet weather as there is less decomposed granite mixed into the soil.

Access Info

From the White Rabbit Trail parking lot ride up the Ashland Loop Rd from the locked gate for 3 miles to the parking lot of 4 Corners. While climbing from the Toothpick trailhead it turns steep and remains steep for the last 2 miles until you cross another closed gate. Once around the second gate you have reached the 4 Corners parking lot. The trail begins at the north end of the parking lot.

This trail can be shuttled by car also. Take Tolman Creek Rd (2080) from the south end of Ashland and drive up the paved portion to the Toothpick Trailhead. 4 miles from the Toothpick trailhead the road will split, so stay right as the last 1 mile section will bring you to the 4 Corners parking area.

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More Stats for Catwalk Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -933 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,412 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,345 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,345 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,412 ft
  • Grade
    -11.567%
  • Grade max
    -40.905%
  • Grade min
    12.934%
  • Distance climb
    1,074 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    284 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:08
  • Avg reverse time
    00:19:24
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on Oct 27, 2020
Dry
Avg: 4.4 (16 votes)

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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
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  • Dry
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  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • 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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Catwalk Trail Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 27, 2020 @ 1:38pm
      22 hours
      Corners extremely loose and decently rutted.
      Oct 10, 2020 @ 1:44pm
      Oct 10, 2020
      Sep 25, 2020 @ 3:37pm
      Sep 25, 2020
      reporter Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District reopened.
      Sep 11, 2020 @ 9:07am
      Sep 11, 2020
      reporter NOTICE: To reduce the risk of accidental and human-caused fires, Wild Rivers and Siskiyou Mountains Ranger Districts are closed to public entry.
      Aug 2, 2020 @ 9:31am
      Aug 2, 2020
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 23 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 610 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,566 rides
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      Photos

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      Jun 4, 2018 @ 6:20pm
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      Oct 1, 2015 @ 9:14pm
      Oct 1, 2015
      539 |
      Sep 23, 2015 @ 11:06am
      Sep 23, 2015
      851 |
      May 18, 2011 @ 10:29pm
      May 18, 2011

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