5 miles
Distance
833 ft
Climb
-1,258 ft
Descent
00:40:25
Avg time

Lost Valley Details

  • Riding Area
    Capitol Forest
    Olympia, Washington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    April-Oct
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #22855 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Washington State DNR

Lost Valley loop will tie in with Mima Falls West or Mckenny.

Access Info

Fall Creek Trailhead or a continuation from Mima Falls Trails
A Discover pass is required for parking at DNR trailheads.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lost Valley bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -425 ft
  • Altitude min
    516 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,097 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,020 ft
  • Altitude end
    595 ft
  • Grade
    -1.627%
  • Grade max
    -41.023%
  • Grade min
    29.944%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    868 ft
  • Avg time
    00:40:25
  • Avg reverse time
    00:53:47
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Status:
on Jul 3, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.8 (9 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • 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
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • 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
  • Other Other
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      Lost Valley Trail Reports

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      Jul 3, 2018 @ 10:17pm
      Jul 3, 2018
      Trail is clear and running great. Hit it early (9am) and only saw one person when I was finishing the loop. Clear of trees and great dirt, with...
      Sep 12, 2017 @ 7:47pm
      Sep 12, 2017
      If you're riding a hard tail be ready for a bumpy ride through the clear cud the clay has dried around horse shoes and makes for a very...
      Sep 12, 2017 @ 7:47pm
      Sep 12, 2017
      Prepare for a rough ride through the clear cut if you're riding hard tail the clay has dried around horse shoes and makes that section very...
      Jul 6, 2017 @ 9:02pm
      Jul 6, 2017
      dusty in the clear cut. packed in good, but dry under the trees. Would be nice if the clear cut was smoothed over
      Jul 1, 2017 @ 12:02am
      Jul 1, 2017
      Totally dry. Always ride up kedekind trail and clock wise. Very dry, clear cut is rough, but working in well. Last half is sweet. Packed in...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 33 rides
      • 26 miles avg distance
      All
      • 229 rides
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      Photos

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      12 |
      Oct 22, 2018 @ 5:14pm
      Oct 22, 2018
      Lost Valley, My City
      8 |
      Oct 21, 2018 @ 8:20pm
      Oct 21, 2018
      Lost Valley, Olympia
      6 |
      Oct 21, 2018 @ 8:20pm
      Oct 21, 2018
      Lost Valley, Olympia
      8 |
      Oct 21, 2018 @ 8:20pm
      Oct 21, 2018
      Lost Valley, Olympia

      Routes with this trail

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      Lost Valley Loop
      7 miles
      CDC stage 4 - McKenny race
      2 miles

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