13.1 miles
Distance
3,298 ft
Climb
-18 ft
Descent
00:48:46
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of North Mountain Road Trail

  • USFS
    Land Manager

North Mountain Road Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    North Mountain
    Darrington, Washington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike Type
    Gravel, Adaptive MTB
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Local Popularity
    10 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

Open to cars sometimes all the way to the top, other times the gate is closed 1.5 miles from the top.

Disclaimer

Slow down on shuttling this road or it will get gated shut!

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for North Mountain Road mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    3,280 ft
  • Altitude min
    527 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,807 ft
  • Altitude start
    527 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,806 ft
  • Grade
    4.7%
  • Grade max
    -6.4%
  • Grade min
    40.9%
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    2,175 ft
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
  • Avg time
    00:48:46
  • Avg reverse time
    00:46:00
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on May 21, 2024
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Avg: 2.5 (2 votes)
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      North Mountain Road Trail Reports

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      May 21, 2024 @ 8:08pm
      May 21, 2024
      Road Open! Nice work USFS!
      Apr 10, 2024 @ 8:29pm
      Apr 10, 2024
      See previous report. Road closed for now until the US Forest Service can get a contractor out to repair the road. Water flowing under road,...
      Apr 2, 2024 @ 12:03pm
      Apr 2, 2024
      sinkhole you can see through the other side won't be long till it collapses in
      Jun 3, 2023 @ 12:33pm
      Jun 3, 2023
      May 22, 2022 @ 3:23pm
      May 22, 2022
      Tons of snow between just below the upper parking lot and the summit.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • Last: Aug 11, 2023

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      May 28, 2024 @ 5:53am
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      Apr 2, 2024 @ 12:09pm
      Apr 2, 2024
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      Dec 31, 2019 @ 9:50am
      Dec 31, 2019
      175 |
      Oct 26, 2019 @ 8:14pm
      Oct 26, 2019

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