8 miles
Distance
2,904 ft
Climb
-570 ft
Descent
02:05:14
Avg time
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Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    44 Trails
    Mt. Hood, Oregon
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    May - October
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #4316 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

This is a more difficult trail. Scenery includes view of forested ridges, forested lowlands and many open areas with views across the drainage. The trail includes complex switchbacks around boulders, open hillsides, scree slopes, and steep drops. The trail changes quickly so be alert. The trail follows the Wild and Scenic Fifteenmile Creek and goes through pine and oak forests. This trail connects with Cedar Creek trail #457 to make a popular loop.

Access Info

From Hood River, OR take OR Hwy 35 south 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.

More Stats for Fifteenmile Trail #456 bike trail
  • Altitude change
    2,334 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,789 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,244 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,789 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,124 ft
  • Grade
    5.673%
  • Grade max
    -26.642%
  • Grade min
    47.604%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,535 ft
  • Avg time
    02:05:14
  • Avg reverse time
    01:00:47
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on Jul 20, 2019
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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  • 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
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • 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
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      Fifteenmile... Trail Reports

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      Jul 20, 2019 @ 10:11am
      Jul 20, 2019
      Couple of downed trees, one on lower section before the climb, another up top after most of the climbing is done.
      Jun 15, 2019 @ 10:23am
      Jun 15, 2019
      duffy in the woods, dry and loose in the open
      Apr 30, 2019 @ 11:00pm
      Apr 30, 2019
      Mar 16, 2019 @ 10:30am
      Mar 16, 2019
      4-10 feet of snow
      Nov 12, 2018 @ 9:07am
      Nov 12, 2018
      A few down trees on the climb out
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 2 rides
      • 30 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 21 rides
      • 25 miles avg distance
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