4 miles
Distance
269 ft
Climb
-1,237 ft
Descent
00:31:21
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Cooks Meadow #639 Trail

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    44 Trails
    Mt. Hood, Oregon
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    June-October
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #20790 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

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.

More Stats for Cooks Meadow Trail #639 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
    -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
    00:31:21
  • Avg reverse time
    00:56:48
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Status:
on Oct 6, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • 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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Cooks Meadow... Trail Reports

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      Oct 6, 2019 @ 8:53pm
      Oct 6, 2019
      Some longish patches of snow
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 8:45pm
      Oct 6, 2019
      Some patches of snow, not very deep but made a few of the switchbacks difficult, would probably be fine on a fatbike
      Sep 21, 2019 @ 10:25am
      Sep 21, 2019
      There's some moisture in the dirt and USFS/44Trails Assoc was out clearing longs. Totally clear!
      Aug 31, 2019 @ 7:55am
      Aug 31, 2019
      Jul 28, 2019 @ 8:03am
      Jul 28, 2019
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      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 32 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 69 rides
      • 21 miles avg distance
      All
      • 133 rides
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