3.6 miles
Distance
269 ft
Climb
-1,237 ft
Descent
00:31:58
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Cooks Meadow #639 Trail

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    Land Manager

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    44 Trails
    Parkdale, Oregon
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    June-October
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #46260 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #4922 in Trail Running
    • #94677 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Owner

This is a quiet, seldom used trail. It begins at Forest Road 44 (north end) and ends at the Forest Road 4410. Leaving from Forest Road 4410, the trail immediately climbs to a high point through a logged area, and then mainly descends to Dufur Mill Road losing 1,150’ in elevation. The trail tread can be bumpy and uneven.This trail is great for mountain biking and has been relocated and reconstructed by the 44 Trails Association. A new 5-mile extention of this trail will connect with High Prairie Trailhead are underway.

Access Info

From Hood River, take Oregon Hwy 35 south 26 miles, approximately
0.15 mile past milepost 71, to Dufur Mill Road (Forest Road 44). Turn left (east) on Forest Road 44 and
travel 5.3 miles to Forest Road 17 (signed for Knebal Springs Campground). Continue straight on Forest
Road 17 (Forest Road 44 curves right). After 0.5 mile, take the right fork onto FS 1720, (signed for Knebal
Springs) (Forest Road 17 goes left). Stay on Forest Road 1720 for 2.7 miles to Forest Road 1720-150.
Turn right onto Forest Road 1720-150 and drive 0.2 mile to enter Knebal Springs Campground. Bear left
through the campground to park on the left in an open grassy area.
From Dufur, to the east end of the trail, go west on Dufur Mill Road (Forest Road 44) for 16.7 miles to
Forest Road 1720. Turn right (north) on Forest Road 4430 and travel 4.5 miles to Forest Road 1720.
Turn left (southwest) and travel 0.9 mile to Forest Road 1720-150. Turn right onto Forest Road 1720-150
and drive 0.2 mile to enter Knebal Springs Campground. Bear left through the campground to park on the
left.

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More Stats for Cooks Meadow Trail #639 multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -967 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,217 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,381 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,184 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,217 ft
  • Grade
    -5.099%
  • Grade max
    -26.658%
  • Grade min
    19.152%
  • Distance climb
    4,550 ft
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,012 ft
  • Avg time
    00:31:58
  • Avg reverse time
    00:51:21
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      Cooks Meadow... Trail Reports

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      Jul 13, 2024 @ 2:55am
      1 day
      Jul 3, 2024 @ 7:53am
      Jul 3, 2024
      As good as it gets right now.
      Jun 22, 2024 @ 11:19am
      Jun 22, 2024
      May 31, 2024 @ 12:46pm
      May 31, 2024
      44 Trails has logged out Lower Cooks Meadows.
      Sep 4, 2023 @ 11:59am
      Sep 4, 2023
      One downed tree north of the highpoint rock pile.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 31 rides
      • 22 miles avg distance
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      • 572 rides
      • Last: Jul 12, 2024

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      Jun 4, 2023 @ 10:44pm
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