7 miles
Distance
2,329 ft
Climb
-4,084 ft
Descent
01:23:41
Avg time
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Gold Creek Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Gold Creek - Dungeness
    Sequim, Washington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #16522 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Fast and Narrow, some exposed cliff edges.

Note: There is nowhere near 4,000 ft of descending on this trail, regardless which way you go. If you start from the top and ride to the TH parking near the Dungeness it's 2,400' of descending and 600' of climbing. Out and back is ~3,000' of total climbing and descending.

Access Info

Large Trailhead parking area. No facilities.

More Stats for Gold Creek Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,755 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,235 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,302 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,256 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,501 ft
  • Grade
    -5.002%
  • Grade max
    -82.74%
  • Grade min
    70.922%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,887 ft
  • Avg time
    01:23:41
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Status:
on May 11, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.5 (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
      Directions to gold-creek-trail-68304 trailhead (47.886630, -123.092060)
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      Gold Creek Trail Trail Reports

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      May 11, 2019 @ 7:24pm
      May 11, 2019
      Ditto what the last report said. Needs some serious brushing and some chainsaw work. But if you're looking for some solitude and a nice day in...
      May 6, 2019 @ 2:33pm
      May 6, 2019
      While not horrible, the trail had enough blow-down and brush to limit your ability to really have fun on the trail. Probably came across 25...
      Sep 23, 2018 @ 9:44am
      Sep 23, 2018
      Trail needs to be brushed in spots, but all the trees are cleared. There's also a new bridge over Gold Creek making the crossing much better.
      Dec 9, 2017 @ 5:27pm
      Dec 9, 2017
      Just a handful blowdowns in the lower section. Gold creek crossing is a bit iffy. Excellent conditions otherwise. No snow on the trail itself
      Aug 15, 2017 @ 2:06pm
      Aug 15, 2017
      Trail has a few downed trees to climb over but overall, not bad. FYI the Dungeness Trail currently has a lot of downed trees and needs major...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 8 rides
      • 27 miles avg distance
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      May 11, 2019 @ 7:26pm
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      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Dungeness/Gold Creek w/road start
      20 miles

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