1 miles
Distance
550 ft
Climb
-75 ft
Descent
00:16:39
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
    #64379 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #78 in E-Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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 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
    00:16:39
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:15
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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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  • 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
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  • 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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      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
      Lower Gales Creek Trail

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