4 miles
1,404 ft
-1,586 ft
2,166 ft
High Point
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China Creek Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Taylor Creek / Briggs Valley
    Grants Pass, Oregon
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical Rating
  • Season
    All Season
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    US Forest Service

Connects the Taylor Creek Trail to Forest Road 2402 but effectively ends at the South Fork of Galice Creek due to a non existent bridge. Starts out fairly flat as it follows China Creek up from Taylor Creek. Trail then climbs up to and crosses Taylor Ridge Road (Forest Road 2500-001). The trail is mostly singletrack but includes portions of old roads as it approaches Taylor Ridge Road from either side. From Taylor Ridge Road, the trail climbs some more before descending all the way to the South Fork of Galice Creek. Although the trail continues past the creek, the creek is difficult to cross and this portion of the trail is in poor shape. The majority of the trail is under forest canopy. The portion of the trail that is along China Creek is very wet in the winter time.

Access Info

The main trailhead is on Forest Road 25. The trail can also be accessed from Taylor Ridge Road (Forest Road 2500-001

Local Trail Association
More Stats for China Creek Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -182 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,244 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,466 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,284 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,089 ft
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Trail Style
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Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to china-creek-trail trailhead (42.502490, -123.643620)
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China Creek Trail Trail Reports

Jan 28, 2018 @ 7:09pm
Jan 28, 2018
Documented trail issues, moved fallen branches, cleared some of the encroaching brush.
Jan 28, 2018 @ 7:03pm
Jan 28, 2018
reporter Bottom of trail has numerous wet spots. Several small crossings need work. Portion of trail on the other side of Taylor Ridge Road has significant...
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China Creek Trail, Grants Pass
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China Creek Trail, Grants Pass
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China Creek Trail, Grants Pass
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Jan 28, 2018 @ 7:12pm
Jan 28, 2018
China Creek Trail, Grants Pass


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