4 miles
269 ft
-1,237 ft
Avg time
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  • Riding area
    44 Trails
    Mt. Hood, Oregon
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    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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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

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More Stats for Cooks Meadow Trail #639 mountain bike 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
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    4,550 ft
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,012 ft
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on Aug 14, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to cooks-meadow-trail-639 trailhead (45.381783, -121.536223)
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Cooks Meadow... Trail Reports

Aug 14, 2018 @ 3:13pm
Aug 14, 2018
Super dusty for everyone except the first person in the group! Other than that, all good.
Jun 16, 2018 @ 9:56am
Jun 16, 2018
Great shape.
Aug 14, 2017 @ 7:57am
Aug 14, 2017
Trail is in great shape aside from a few powdery sections. The new upper section across RD 4410 could use some rain and some riding- and adds...
Jul 3, 2017 @ 3:21pm
Jul 3, 2017
In great shape. The new extension at the top is a little hard to follow as someone pulled all the flags, but would be great if it got ridden in a...
May 21, 2017 @ 12:52am
May 21, 2017
Road was too snowy the last half mile to the parking area. Couldn't check it out, but probably snowy.
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VOTR Cooks Meadow
4:36 | 52 | Mar 1, 2018 , Mt. Hood
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