8 miles
Distance
2,904 ft
Climb
-570 ft
Descent
02:07:19
Avg time
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Details

  • Riding Area
    44 Trails
    Mt. Hood, Oregon
  • Difficulty Rating
  • 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
  • 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.

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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
    02:07:19
  • Avg reverse time
    01:00:47
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Status:
on Nov 12, 2018
Variable
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Packed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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  • Variable
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
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  • State land
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
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      Fifteenmile... Trail Reports

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      Nov 12, 2018 @ 9:07am
      Nov 12, 2018
      A few down trees on the climb out
      Sep 15, 2018 @ 9:33am
      Sep 15, 2018
      Tree across trail on fast DH section before Cedar Creek Trail intersection.
      Jun 19, 2018 @ 1:48pm
      Jun 19, 2018
      Sep 11, 2017 @ 9:33am
      Sep 11, 2017
      Super dusty and blown out. Still great fun.
      May 31, 2016 @ 1:47pm
      May 31, 2016
      Update: the closure is shown to NOT effect the portion of the trail that can be looped with Cedar Creek trail.
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