Dog River Tr675

3D view of Dog River Trail #675

Overall: 7

Aerobic: 7

Technical: 6

Steepness: 7

Flow: 6

Singletrack: 100%

Although not long enough to be a destination trail, Dog River Tr675 offers some exciting, relentless downhill.

Type

OAB

Length

Avg: 12mi

Ascent

Intense

Elevation Change

TH:2150'
Avg Ascent:4000'

Ascent Incline

11%

Duration

Avg: 2.5hr

Weather
Forecast

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USFS

The trail can be combined with Surveyors Rdg Tr688, Oak Rdg Tr688A (and some SR35 riding) to create an epic loop (described on the Surveyors Rdg Tr688 page).

Due to the steepness of Oak Ridge Tr688A, that loop must be done CCW, leaving Dog River Tr675 as an uphill climb.

To experience the Dog River Tr675 downhill, ride OAB from the SR35 Dog River trailhead.

Dog River Tr675 is an easy shuttle ride and so is often used by downhillers, so be aware of fast moving riders.

The trail can get chewed up and dusty as the season progresses.

Try this one 3 or 4 days after it has rained, once the trail has dried out a little.

For camping, check out the Fifteenmile Creek CG or the Eightmile CG.

Directions: NW Forest Pass required right at the TH. Pass the Parkdale ranger station and continue south on SR35 to the trailhead at Milepost 78. View Larger Map. No Map?.

Dog River Trail #675 Topo Map

OAB Directions

fast and exposed

Dog River Area Topo Map

The following describes the descent. On the ascent, after crossing Puppy Creek, there is a challenging ridgeline ascent section which may require some hike-a-bike.

  • Surveyors Ridge FR44 TH: The first mile includes some water bars/speed bumps, depending on FS maintenance.
  • 2.2mi: trail briefly merges with FR620, then switchbacks to the left. Trail becomes steep and technical, with some cliff exposure.
  • 4.1mi: Cross Dog River, climb, descend, then cross Puppy Creek.

 

 

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Trail Rankings

Ranking consistently applied to all of the listed trails.

  • Overall Rating: Ride quality and challenge
  • Aerobic: Ascent challenge
  • Technical Difficulty: Terrain challenge
  • Steepness: Average incline
  • Flow: Uninterrupted riding
  • Elevation Change: Total elevation gain
  • Ride Difficulty: Terrain challenge

 

 

 

 

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