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Level: Beginner
Length: 5 mi (8 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Network
Elevation: -
Total: 38 riders
 

Mountain Biking Iron Mountain Trail

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#96 of 296 mountain bike trails in Oregon
#4,154 in the world

From the trailhead you can either ride straightish to fairway road. This is 1.5 track gravel & dirt. Or you can
ride down and about halfway there will be a switchback. Take this and it's rocky rooty technical and fun and
at the end there's some flowy twisty singletrack, which ends at Brookside rd. This is the reccomended route.
Also along the trail there are hardly noticable, very steep and fun switchbacks that go down the mountain to
iron mountain road, but these are unmarked so use them with caution.

First added by lmbngtracer7975 on Mar 11, 2010. Last updated May 10, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
From I5, take the exit onto Kruse Way. Then head left on Kruse Way until you hit Boones Ferry. Take
another left on Boones Ferry and then take a right on Twin Fir. Then take a left onto Wembley Park and then
a right onto Glen Eagles. The trailhead will be up the road a little ways to the right.
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Mountain Bike Trails Near Lake Oswego, Oregon

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  • Kotoolesenior
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    At corner of fairway & iron mountain rd, drive up hill to end of road and park. Flatish wide dirt path on rt at end of fairway, nice beginner trail. Can go down steeply on a path midway , didn't do that as was walking dog.

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  • ***

    Short and easy but only a few miles from my house.

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  • c_goode
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    VERY SHORT!! But fun. After the switchback it is all smooth easy downhill. You don't even need to pedal if you don't want to. Simple ride, good starting point for a new rider. I took the switchback route as recommended by previous reviews. I left my car at the trail head (not sure if I was supposed to or not). I rode the trail down to the switchback in less than 5 minutes, then rode the fun part of the trail in probably less than 5 minutes. It dumped me off at a road, and the ride back to the car was about 10 minutes (I didn't know where I was at first). The total circuit was like 24 minutes, back to the car. Plan to make a couple runs to make your trip worthwhile. Not bad for a local ride. I wouldn't travel out of your way for this one though.

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  • kenton.redlin
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    slow boring. no parking near the trail head. there is places your can build but no one has. im sure the richy rich locals wouldnt like that.

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  • madde78273
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    Most is pretty simple 5 foot wide gravel trail. really easy and muddy in winter

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  • shypunker2
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    It was ok. Pretty easy trail. only a handful of rocks and stuff. goes by really quick. Gps Coordinates to trailhead:
    N 45 24.960' W 122 42.223'* Review edited 10/3/2010

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  • lmbngtracer7975
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    Being a mountain biker in the Portland area is hard because there are few mtb trails to ride. One day i was exploring and found this and although it's short, it keeps me satisfied until i can go on a road trip for some serious riding. It starts out as crush gravel with roots that are fun to jump and then after a switchback it gets rocky and technical for a section before smoothing out into a flowy and very fast singletrack. My only complaint is that i wish it were longer! If you live in Lake Oswego, this is a great trail for you.

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