Gnat Creek trail

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AVERAGE RATING
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2.17 out of 5
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Beginner
6.0
miles

Singletrack
↑ 1,200 ft
↓ 1,200 ft
286
elevation (ft)

Network
Trail Description
About this trail
A small network of forest trails, mostly following Gnat Creek.

There are no facilities available at the trailhead.

This is one of the few mountain bike-approved trails in the area.
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Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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System Trails (3)
System Trails (3)
Upper trails
Lower trails
100ft falls trail
Local Info & Nearby Trails
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Recent Trail Check-ins     (2 total check-ins)
  jstebb   on Jul 18, 2015
  justin70   on Jul 24, 2014
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Reviews (3)
 

Granny Gear

August 20, 2015
Nick Beebe Granny Gear  
 
Review: All things considered, especially that there aren't really many trails around, I think this is a good trail. The lower part from the campground trailhead to the hatchery has a lot of roots and some spots you have to get off to get up the stairs/log dropoff, but nothing a true mountain biker can't handle. It's technical and if you get a good line there's spots to build some speed. Once you get to the opening after the highway, ride straight through to the hatchery (looks like a swimming pool from a distance) and at the end up the pools there's an archway where the trail starts again. Now this is where it gets a little more exciting. Steeper terrain and a lot less roots, it's a good climb getting up but well worth the descent. There's a lot of spots to catch some air and even some flowy areas you can pump to keep speed. Also, I didn't run into a single person on the trail but a group was leaving as I pulled up. Worth a trip if nearby but obviously if Mt. Hood is equidistant, well you could figure that one out.

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Granny Gear

February 16, 2015
Lancer350 Granny Gear  
 
Review: Was disappointed, trail was mostly uphill and mainly for hikers.

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Singletrack

July 24, 2014
justin70 Singletrack  
 
Review: The 100ft falls trail save this area from being a total waste of time - but dont go to too much effort to come here,

Disappointing when this is one of the few approved MTB areas in the vicinity.

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Gnat Creek trail MTB Trail 2.17 out of 5 based on 3 ratings. 3 user reviews.
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