2 miles
Distance
1,805 ft
Climb
-57 ft
Descent
4,765 ft
High Point
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Details

  • Riding area
    Gifford Pinchot National Forest
    My City, Washington
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

This Trail Open to Hikers, Bikers and Equestrian Use.

This trail climbs a long, forested ridge on the north side of Little Huckleberry Mountain. The steep grade continues for 1 mile and at approximately 4,000 feet elevation the trail enters an area with steep side slopes. The trail eventually breaks from the trees into berry fields and rock gardens, then climbs to the summit of Little Huckleberry Mountain, the former site of a fire lookout. Perched at 4,781 feet elevation, the site offers views of Mounts Hood and Adams.

You can pick out 9-mile-long Big Lava Bed to the west by the gray-green color of the forest that grows on top of it, forming a contrast with the deeper green of the adjacent forests. Goose Lake and South Prairie can be seen in the foreground. The original fire lookout was built in 1924. It was replaced by a new building in the 1930s. The lookout was destroyed in 1970.

source: USFS
Access Info

Directions:
From Trout Lake, WA take Highway 141 North to Forest Road 24 to Forest Road 60 to Forest Road 66. Trailhead is on your left.

Disclaimer

This trail is maintained by the US Forest Service. Check with the USFS/Gifford Pinchot National Forest for the latest trail status.

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More Stats for Little Huckleberry Trail #49 mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,749 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,016 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,016 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,765 ft
  • Grade
    13.828%
  • Grade max
    -17.15%
  • Grade min
    54.944%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    1,164 ft
  • Distance flat
    89 ft
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