Pilchuck Tree Farm Trails

3D view of Pilchuck Tree Farm Victoria Tract Trails

Overall: 5

Aerobic: 5

Technical: 5

Steepness: 4

Flow: 6

Singletrack: 95%

Pilchuck Tree Farm consists of three tracts of privately owned tree farm land: Victoria, Pilchuck and Armstrong.

Type

Loop

Length

Avg: 10mi

Ascent

Easy

Elevation Change

TH:500'
Avg Ascent:1700'

Ascent Incline

5%

Duration

Avg: 2hr

Weather
Forecast

NOAA

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Trail
Review

As with all tree farms, expect trail closures and honor posted signs, which will indicate where active logging is happening. Conflicts between commercial logging and biking are often resolved with biking prohibitions, so please respect the stated rules for any tree farm ride.

View of the Pilchuck Tree Farm Monument

The monument is a tribute to the tree farm founder, Robert Henry Hauberg, who started the farm in 1948.

The Pilchuck Recreational Association has worked with the tree farm owners for several decades and has a short list of rules stated on their website. Honoring posted closures and the property in general covers most of the rules.

Equestrians use these trails so yield the trail to them and be careful not to startle the horses. Speak to the rider in a normal tone if approaching from behind, so the horse knows someone is behind them.

There are no defined routes in either the Victoria or Armstrong tract, but the TH locations lead to some obvious loops.

The terrain is moderate enough for most trails to be ridden in either direction but as always, go with the flow.

The established trails have a hard buffed surface.

Pilchuck and Victoria tracts are closed November 1st - April 30th.

Not shown on the maps, the Pilchuck tract has a large number of interconnecting trails. The Armstrong tract has more trails to the east of the power lines than is shown.

Like most private land bike areas, trails come and go, and sometimes come back again, so the maps are intended more to give a general feel of the terrain and layout than to represent all of the current open trails.

Directions: See Map. The main parking lot is by the Pilchuck Glass Studio entrance. I-5 Exit 215 to 300th St NW, then go left on English Grade Rd, right on 316th Ave NW, then left at the sign for the Pilchuck Glass School on 12th Ave NW. View Larger Map. No Map?.

Pilchuck Tree Farm Victoria Tract Trails Topo Map

Loop Directions

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Pilchuck Tree Farm Area Topo Map

  • TH: The profile map starts at the 300th St TH, ascending East Bench, then Fun Boy, Bills Trail, Lower Ridgeline then the road out to the Monument. Then descend Monument and use Ridge and West Bench on the return.

 

 

Trail Index

This Ride

Armstrong Area

 

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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