3 miles
185 ft
-1,842 ft
1 miles
High Point
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Gate Creek Details

  • Riding area
    Santiam Wagon Trail
    Sweet Home, Oregon
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking

This trail starts on a NF service road, and climbs to the top of Browder Ridge. The climb is steep and pretty brutal, but the trail is worth it coming down. It was recently revived, but it still has some over growth issues due to lack of use. The decent is what you would expect from a PNW trail, with lots of roots, rocks and wetness.

Access Info

From Highway 20, turn onto NF 2672. Travel 1.7 Miles then turn right onto NF 1598. Travel 2.8 miles and the trail head is just past the creek on the right.

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More Stats for Gate Creek mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,657 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,656 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,332 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,676 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3,377 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    158 ft
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Trail Style
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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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