5 miles
Distance
1,220 ft
Climb
-488 ft
Descent
00:57:19
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
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #34336 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

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.

Access Info

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.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Knebal Springs Trail #474 bike trail
  • Altitude change
    732 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,813 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,949 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,819 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,551 ft
  • Grade
    3.074%
  • Grade max
    -21.992%
  • Grade min
    20.255%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,002 ft
  • Avg time
    00:57:19
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:21
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Status:
on Oct 13, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.25 (4 votes)

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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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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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      Knebal Springs... Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Oct 13, 2018 @ 12:45pm
      Oct 13, 2018
      Riding well.
      May 7, 2018 @ 5:01pm
      May 7, 2018
      All clear. Thanks 44 Trails volunteers for today’s work
      May 31, 2017 @ 5:21pm
      May 31, 2017
      thawed, dry, clear!
      May 22, 2017 @ 9:33am
      May 22, 2017
      Still a lot of snow, needs at least one full hot week
      Jun 5, 2016 @ 10:23am
      Jun 5, 2016
      In great shape overall. A bit dusty, but ripping as usual.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 12 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 75 rides
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