7 miles
Distance
723 ft
Climb
-1,284 ft
Descent
00:55:04
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Skookum Flats Trail

Skookum Flats Details

  • Riding area
    410 / Mount Rainier North
    Greenwater, Washington
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    USFS

Skookum Flats Trail is one of the showcase river trails in the PNW. It includes old growth, great viewpoints and challenging riding. Lots of ups and downs, roots, a few rock gardens, punchy climbs, a creek crossing, and skinny contouring trails segments. Most people ignore the south 1 mile out and back by the airstrip. In the summer, nearby campers turn it into a toilet paper obstacle course. You can do an out and back or include the White River Trail and make it a loop. It is a popular trail so expect to see people and pets. HINT: The first mile of either end of this trail is the easiest. If you are having trouble here - turn around.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Skookum Flats mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -562 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,081 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,643 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,643 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,081 ft
  • Grade
    -1.422%
  • Grade max
    -54.305%
  • Grade min
    41.588%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,113 ft
  • Avg time
    00:55:04
  • Avg reverse time
    00:14:22
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Status:
on Sep 19, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.65 (8 votes)

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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 skookum-flats trailhead (46.996820, -121.535010)
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Skookum Flats Trail Reports

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Sep 19, 2018 @ 7:26am
Sep 19, 2018
Great trail. Watch for some tight switchbacks that have steep clif drops. Pretty well marked. Best to ride northbound. Make it a loop with the...
Jul 4, 2018 @ 7:07pm
Jul 4, 2018
Perfect!
Apr 8, 2018 @ 9:48am
Apr 8, 2018
Snow free now. No mud. Still a rooty challenge.
Oct 16, 2017 @ 7:44am
Oct 16, 2017
All clear. Great shape
Jul 12, 2017 @ 1:42pm
Jul 12, 2017
Lots of recent trail work fixes any and all washouts -- Trail is in great shape.
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Aug 24, 2018 @ 12:11am
Aug 24, 2018
Skookum Flats, My City
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Aug 24, 2018 @ 12:11am
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Skookum Flats, My City
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Aug 23, 2018 @ 11:37pm
Aug 23, 2018
Skookum Flats, My City
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Aug 23, 2018 @ 11:35pm
Aug 23, 2018
Skookum Flats, My City

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag thehillman215 (Jun 4, 2016 at 20:40)
 Beautiful flowy trail. Best to Start at the south end.
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