Valley Trail #270 Details
The entire trail is open to motorcycle, hiker, horse and bicycle use. The section of the trail east and south of Blue Lake Campground is open to ATV use.
This trail has a gentle grade, with views of the Cispus River Valley and Tongue Mountain.
This trail begins at Forest Road 28 near the Cispus River bridge and ends at Forest Road 78 beyond Cat Creek. From Forest Road 28 to the Blue Lake Trailhead on Forest Road 23 the trail is open to hikers, horses, mountain bikes and motorcycles but not ATVs. This 7.5-mile section follows the Cispus River through stands of mixed conifers and hardwoods. The trail crosses the North Fork River on the Road 23 bridge. Watch for vehicle traffic. The trail continues past the junction of Bishop Ridge Trail #272 and Blue Lake Campground Trail #270A until it meets Blue Lake Ridge Trail #271 above the Blue Lake Trailhead on Forest Road 23.
The section of Trail #270 south of Blue Lake Trailhead to Road 78 is open to ATVs as well as hikers, horses, mountain bikes and motorcycles. The Valley Trail continues southeast past the junction with Blue Lake Ridge Trail #271 near Blue Lake Trailhead, to Forest Road 78 just south of Cat Creek.
The trail begins at Road 28 near the Cispus River bridge near North Fork Campground.
ATV access to this trail begins from Blue Lake ORV Trailhead to access the southern portion that allows ATV use.
This trail is maintained by the US Forest Service. Check with the USFS/Gifford Pinchot National Forest for the latest trail status.
Local Trail Association
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More Stats for Valley Trail #270 mountain bike trail
Altitude change-1,300 ft
Altitude min1,572 ft
Altitude start2,872 ft
Altitude end1,572 ft
Distance climb4 miles
Distance down7 miles
Distance flat1,205 ft
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
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