5 miles
258 ft
-1,884 ft
Avg time
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  • Riding area
    44 Trails
    Mt. Hood, Oregon
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
  • Season
    May - October
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

This most difficult trail includes complex switchbacks around boulders, open hillsides, scree slopes, and steep drops. The scenery includes views of forested ridges, forested lowlands, and many open areas with views across the drainage. The trail changes quickly so be alert. Combine with Fifteen Mile Trail #456 to make a loop. Sections of this trail are maintained by the 44 Trails Association.

Access Info

From Hood River, OR follow OR 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 8 miles to Forest Road 4420. Turn right (south) and drive 2.1 miles on Forest Road 4420 to Forest Road 2730. Take the left fork and follow Forest Road 2730 for 2 miles to the Fifteen Mile Campground. The trail leaves from the campground.
From Dufur, OR go west on Dufur Mill Road and after 5.1 miles take the right fork to stay on Dufur Mill Road (Forest Road 44). Turn left (south) on Forest Road 4420 and follow the directions above.

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More Stats for Cedar Creek Trail #457 mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,626 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,751 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,448 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,395 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,769 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    4,030 ft
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    897 ft
  • Avg time
  • Avg reverse time
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Cedar Creek... Trail Reports

Jun 19, 2018 @ 1:48pm
Jun 19, 2018
Sep 11, 2017 @ 9:33am
Sep 11, 2017
Super dusty and blown out. Still great fun.
Jun 13, 2017 @ 8:06pm
Jun 13, 2017
Trail clear except one blowdown. Trail is a little brushy, bring some small pruners and brush out a section. Climb out tiring.
Aug 9, 2016 @ 10:20am
Aug 9, 2016
I called the ranger yesterday and he says the trail is open and all clear
Jun 1, 2016 @ 6:14pm
Jun 1, 2016
Unridable from tons of downed trees. They have cleared half of the 456 trail, but this trail remains tree'd out.
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