Elk Creek and Hogan Creek are both great singletracks. Connecting them for a
loop uses a couple gravel roads.
Starting on the road at the west side of Elk Creek, take Road #1297 up and into
Elk Creek. After about 1/2 mile look for signs across a meadow marking the <br
start of the trail. There is alot of vegetation here but the trail is fairly easy to
spot. There is a creek crossing just beyond the signpost, afterwards the trail is
The ride up Elk Creek is not very technical and climbs gradually. There can be
deadfall and there are a couple stream crossings. The trail comes to a gravel
road (#1295). Go left here and follow the road about a mile to the start of the
Hogan Creek Trail. This is well marked with a sign and the trail is very visible
entering the woods.
Hogan Creek Trail descends quickly and be ready for log waterbars and there are
a couple water crossings. The trail comes to a small meadow and seems to <br
disappear. Stay to the right side of the meadow and cross the small stream <br
where the trail picks up again and comes back to Trail Creek Road soonafter.<br
Go left on the road and cruise back to Elk Creek along the picturesque valley.
This loop is also fun ridden in the other direction; up Hogan Creek and down Elk