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61 mi 98 km of trail 3 Featured Rides

Easy Trails 6 Trails Intermediate Trails 11 Trails Hard Trails 1 Trail

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Tillamook State Forest offers some of the best mountain biking west of Portland. Most of the trails are multi-use trails, and many have a classic cross-country, hiking-trail-turned-bike-trail feel to them, but for the most part it works well! Gales Creek Trail and the Browns Camp Loop make up the best riding in the eastern part of the forest, and the lengthy Wilson River Trail dominates the western sections of Tillamook State Forest.

Although not in Tillamook State Forest, L.L. Stub State Park, slightly to the east of the forest, has some truly awesome purpose-built singletrack exclusively for mountain bikes and is absolutely worth checking out.

Unfortunately, all of the mountain biking appears to be centered around Highway 6, with seemingly no suitable trails along Highway 26 in the northern parts of Tillamook State Forest or the neighboring Clatsop State Forest.

Featured Rides in Tillamook State Forest - 3

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Favorite University Falls

Browns Camp Loop

7.4 mi 11.9 km • Loop • 1,036 ft Ascent 315.88 m Ascent

Singletrack Banks, OR

( 50 )
Favorite Coasting down the Gale Creek Trail, about to merge with Storey Burn Trail

Gales Creek - Southern Climb

13.8 mi 22.2 km • Out and Back • 2,058 ft Ascent 627.35 m Ascent

Singletrack Banks, OR

( 9 )
Favorite The forest opens up into some older growth as it winds back down to the road.

Triple C to Step Creek Double Loop

7.7 mi 12.3 km • Loop • 893 ft Ascent 272.09 m Ascent

Singletrack Banks, OR

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Trails in Tillamook State Forest - 15

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9.9 mi 15.9 km #1 Gales Creek Trail
Banks, OR
9.9 mi 15.9 km Banks, OR
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20.5 mi 33.0 km #2 Wilson River Trail
Banks, OR
20.5 mi 33.0 km Banks, OR
All Clear
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Dry - Clear and perfect
33 days ago
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4.5 mi 7.2 km #3 Wilson River Wagon Road Trail
Banks, OR
4.5 mi 7.2 km Banks, OR
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3.9 mi 6.3 km #4 Storey Burn Trail
Banks, OR
3.9 mi 6.3 km Banks, OR
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2.2 mi 3.5 km #5 Triple C Trail
Banks, OR
2.2 mi 3.5 km Banks, OR
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2.0 mi 3.3 km #6 Gales Creek Trail - Gales Creek TH to Summit TH
Banks, OR
2.0 mi 3.3 km Banks, OR
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1.7 mi 2.7 km #7 Raven's Ridge DH
Banks, OR
1.7 mi 2.7 km Banks, OR
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3.1 mi 4.9 km #8 Step Creek Trail
Banks, OR
3.1 mi 4.9 km Banks, OR
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2.3 mi 3.6 km #9 Gravelle Brothers Trail
Banks, OR
2.3 mi 3.6 km Banks, OR
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1.7 mi 2.8 km #10 Nels Rogers Trail
Banks, OR
1.7 mi 2.8 km Banks, OR
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1.0 mi 1.5 km #11 Side Step Trail
Banks, OR
1.0 mi 1.5 km Banks, OR
Unknown
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3.4 mi 5.5 km #12 Coal Creek
Cannon Beach, OR
3.4 mi 5.5 km Cannon Beach, OR
Bad / Closed
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Coal Creek Trail is still closed "due to bridge failure/hazardous conditions." Outback Trail (the first 0.4 miles) is open.
12 days ago
1.6 mi 2.6 km #13 Sickter Lars Trail
Banks, OR
1.6 mi 2.6 km Banks, OR
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2.5 mi 4.0 km #14 Elliott Creek OHV Trail
Banks, OR
2.5 mi 4.0 km Banks, OR
Unknown
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0.6 mi 0.9 km #15 Horseshoe Trail
Banks, OR
0.6 mi 0.9 km Banks, OR
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