This popular mountain bike trail offers views of Mount Hood. Combine this trail with Bottle Prairie Trail #455 for an excellent 9 mile loop. There are numerous opportunities to add additional mountain bikes miles. Sections of this trails are maintained by the 44 Trails Association.
From Hood River, OR 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 at Knebal Springs Trailhead.
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More Stats for Knebal Springs Trail #474 mountain bike trail
Altitude change732 ft
Altitude min3,813 ft
Altitude max4,949 ft
Altitude start3,819 ft
Altitude end4,551 ft
Distance climb3 miles
Distance down1 miles
Distance flat1,002 ft
Avg reverse time00:00:21
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
Knebal Springs... Trail Reports
May 7, 2018 @ 5:01pmMay 7, 2018
|All clear. Thanks 44 Trails volunteers for today’s work|
May 31, 2017 @ 5:21pmMay 31, 2017
|thawed, dry, clear!|
May 22, 2017 @ 9:33amMay 22, 2017
|Still a lot of snow, needs at least one full hot week|
Jun 5, 2016 @ 10:23amJun 5, 2016
|In great shape overall. A bit dusty, but ripping as usual.|
Routes with this trail
|Knebal Springs Eight Mile figure of 8 loop||15 miles|
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