1 mile
Distance
379 ft
Climb
-191 ft
Descent
00:14:39
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Wilson Creek Trail

Wilson Creek Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Douthat State Park
    Clifton Forge, Virginia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    All Year
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #39313 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

Wilson Creek Trail is a 1.5 mile provides an alternative route to Douthat Road. It connects the entrance station area with the cabins and guest lodge and intersects Buck Hollow, Buck Lick and Ross Camp Trails. For most of its length it passes through wooded areas with moderate elevation changes along the way.
It is blazed with White

The trail is mostly contouring with a few ups and downs and provides a good warm-up to the big climbs on the Douthat State Park - IMBA Epic.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Wilson Creek Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    188 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,384 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,621 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,384 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,572 ft
  • Grade
    3.1%
  • Grade max
    -26.766%
  • Grade min
    38.299%
  • Distance climb
    3,533 ft
  • Distance down
    2,339 ft
  • Distance flat
    193 ft
  • Avg time
    00:14:39
  • Avg reverse time
    00:15:56
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Status:
on Dec 29, 2020
Dry
Avg: 3 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Radar Time
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to wilson-creek-trail trailhead (37.898749, -79.802327)
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      Wilson Creek Trail Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Dec 29, 2020 @ 7:45am
      Dec 29, 2020
      A bit a mud and slight freeze thaw but really good overall
      Apr 14, 2020 @ 8:41am
      Apr 14, 2020
      Oct 14, 2019 @ 9:30pm
      Oct 14, 2019
      Tree down
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 13 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 63 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      Dec 29, 2020 @ 3:05pm
      Dec 29, 2020
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      Jun 2, 2018 @ 6:06pm
      Jun 2, 2018
      79 |
      Jun 2, 2018 @ 6:06pm
      Jun 2, 2018
      62 |
      Jun 2, 2018 @ 6:06pm
      Jun 2, 2018

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag mpowers (Oct 1, 2019 at 17:33)
       Came from the Ross Camp
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag mpowers (Oct 1, 2019 at 17:34)
       Came from the Ross Camp trail, three trees down, otherwise a fun way to ride is from Ross Camp via The Lodge trail.
      [Reply]

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