1 miles
Distance
550 ft
Climb
-75 ft
Descent
00:16:28
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
    Tillamook State Forest
    Timber, Oregon
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Jan-Dec
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking

A beautiful trail, follows the Nehalem River. Gorgeous forest. Not for kids- punchy climbs. Nothing technical or scary. Steep climbs, sharp turns, huge roots and precarious rocks await. Keep you dog close as I have personally seen cougars and bears on this trail. Come prepared.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lower Gales Creek Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    475 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,113 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,592 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,117 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,592 ft
  • Grade
    6.725%
  • Grade max
    -12.921%
  • Grade min
    28.576%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1,139 ft
  • Distance flat
    519 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:28
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:15
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Status:
on Jul 24, 2018
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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to lower-gales-creek-trail trailhead (45.706944, -123.345437)
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Lower Gales... Trail Reports

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Jul 24, 2018 @ 10:00am
Jul 24, 2018
Amazing ride! I love the roots and suffering up some pretty steep climbs. I linked together a ~32 mile loop with the help of some super friendly...
May 25, 2018 @ 8:25pm
May 25, 2018
Workout!
Nov 3, 2017 @ 8:39am
Nov 3, 2017
reporter Minor tree blocking trail, easily duck able.
Jul 23, 2017 @ 4:19pm
Jul 23, 2017
Logging at trailhead, overgrown. Still fun.
Sep 29, 2016 @ 10:11am
Sep 29, 2016
A bit overgrown but one helluva climb.
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Sep 5, 2016 @ 10:48pm
Sep 5, 2016
Lower Gales Creek Trail

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