2 miles
Distance
387 ft
Climb
-401 ft
Descent
2,066 ft
High Point

Details

  • Riding Area
    Observatory Hill Trails
    Goldendale, Washington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Only 15"rain per year Mar-Nov
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #99267 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2000
  • Land Manager
    City of Goldendale

Fun hill with lots of variety. Close to Hwy 97 and Dwinell Brewery in Goldendale.

Note: Trail needs updating and broken into individual trails and not overlapping.

Access Info

Hwy 97 take Broadway exit into Goldendale. Turn right on Columbus Ave. Merge onto Observatory Dr. Trail head will on the north side of road next to Blue Water tower.

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More Stats for Observatory Hill Trails bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -14 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,742 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,793 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,779 ft
  • Grade
    -0.138%
  • Grade max
    -31.009%
  • Grade min
    21.892%
  • Distance climb
    4,413 ft
  • Distance down
    4,644 ft
  • Distance flat
    931 ft
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Trail Conditions
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  • 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
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