3 miles
Distance
1,414 ft
Climb
-506 ft
Descent
00:46:38
Avg time

Tower Mountain Loop Details

  • Riding Area
    Iller Creek Conservation Area
    Spokane, Washington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    May-Oct
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #45643 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    35 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2015
  • Land Manager

This trail is the main loop up to Tower Mountain, down through the Rocks of Sharon and back to the Iller Creek trail head by way of the east ridge. Many people are now riding up this ridge, so be careful for uphill traffic.

Access Info

Car access to the Iller Creek trail head parking lot at the end of E Holman Rd (after this it becomes a private road)

More Stats for Tower Mountain Loop bike trail
  • Altitude change
    908 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,502 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,676 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,502 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,410 ft
  • Grade
    5.361%
  • Grade max
    -28.975%
  • Grade min
    25.155%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    4,198 ft
  • Distance flat
    796 ft
  • Avg time
    00:46:38
  • Avg reverse time
    00:12:58
  • view trail stats
Status:
on Jul 21, 2018
Dry
Avg: 2 (5 votes)

view (39)
close
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • 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
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to tower-mountain-loop trailhead (47.603298, -117.283929)
update trails status or condition

Tower Mountain Loop Trail Reports

datedescription
Jul 21, 2018 @ 11:22am
Jul 21, 2018
May 13, 2016 @ 10:22pm
May 13, 2016
nice easy climb. just make you turn right on the trail and not continue to go straight up the mountain.
view all reports »

Photos

more »
243 |
Aug 27, 2015 @ 12:51pm
Aug 27, 2015
Tower Mountain Loop, Spokane Valley
186 |
Oct 21, 2014 @ 2:33pm
Oct 21, 2014
Tower Mountain Loop, Spokane
131 |
Oct 17, 2014 @ 8:09pm
Oct 17, 2014
Tower Mountain Loop, Spokane
146 |
Oct 17, 2014 @ 8:09pm
Oct 17, 2014
Tower Mountain Loop, Spokane

2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag fartsmellow (Jul 8, 2017 at 8:47)
 Doubetrack; not worth descending
[Reply]
  • + 1
flag Toddbecker (Sep 15, 2018 at 21:40)
 Don’t waist your time going down this.
[Reply]

Post a Comment



You must login to Pinkbike.
Don't have an account? Sign up

Join Pinkbike  Login

Videos

no videos have been added for Tower Mountain Loop yet, add a video.
  • subscribe
  • flag
  • login to download gpx or kml files.