Northwest 4x4 Trails, Maps & GPS Coordinates - Where To Go 4-Wheeling
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About 50 miles of motorcycle, ATV and 4wd trails are here. This riding area provides easier terrain and wider trails making it more suitable to the novice rider. Detailed directions and a map provided.
Motorized 4wd vehicle use is permitted on the 8 mile segment from Crane Mountain Peak to the Oregon/California state line.
The area south of Crane Mountain Peak is open to 4wd vehicles. Here are detailed directions and contact info.
Long wheel base vehicles are not recommended, due to the abrupt turns in v-shaped draws. Good clearance is necessary and difficult when wet, particularly in sliding areas. Here are detailed directions and contact info.
This area offers trails for short-wheelebase 4WD vehicles and trailbikes. Here's what you can expect if you venture to Evans Creek. Detailed directions and contact info provided.
There are more than 8 miles of linear, clay soil trails, steep hills and sidehills here. You'll find detailed directions, a map, and contact info.
There are more than 15 miles of clay soils, steep to rolling hills to ride on. Detailed directions, a map, and contact info here.
Here's a topo map of the area, current weather reports, and raw GPS data -- for manual entry of GPS Data into any GPS reciever.
Special activities around the camp include: trails into Three Sisters Wilderness, and the PCT. A 4x4 clearance vehicle is needed to access the area. Detailed directions and contact info provided here.
In Gold Bar, WA, this trail offers some challenges for everyone. A map and trip report are provided.
Vegetation consists of mixed Conifers and hardwood forest, with considerable brush. A number of creek drainages also cross the trail. Here's a map, detailed directions, and contact info.
The Jordan Creek & Diamond Mill areas are characterized by steep, rocky mountains (1500-2700') and are covered with 30 to 50 year Douglas-fir. Here's a map, contact info, and detailed directions.
This recreation area features a 4x4 drag strip. Detailed directions, contact info, and a color map are provided.
Located just north of Gold Bar, Washington, here's a topo map of the area, a trail map, and raw GPS data - for manual entry of GPS Data into any GPS reciever.
McGowan Creek is part of the McKenzie Resource Area located near Eugene, Oregon. It has some very good forest and powerline trails. Here's an excellent trail map.
Located in the southwest corner of the state, the trail head is off Wimer road about 5 miles west of US Hwy 199 at Obrien, OR. Detailed directions, contact info, and some excellent history and photos here.
The canyon is rather steep and offers some spectacular scenery. The 6-mile road is so rough and travel is slow. Directions and contact info provided.
This high desert area, located 20 miles east of Bend, provides a wide variety of riding opportunities. The north area is rockier and contains more canyons. The south area is flatter and the soils are sandy, also better for beginning riders. Here's a map, detailed directions, and contact info.
Located within the Umpqua National Forest, it climbs a few thousand feet into the mountains and provides some incredible scenery. An excellent trail map is provided, as well as detailed directions and contact info.
There is a "Cinder Pit" play area, plus 181 miles of sandy soils, rolling hills, and sidehills. Here's a map, detailed directions, and contact info.
This route goes from the California border to the Washington border. The vast majority of its 700 miles, ranges from 4000' plus to 6000' plus. Here's information for maps and details regarding the OBCDR.
Here are the riding and staging areas, including detailed directions, contact info, and a map.
This 19.5 mile route offers spectacular views to the surrounding valley below. Four-wheelers are encouraged to use caution on this route during wet weather as the road become extremely slick. Contact info and directions here.
There are approximately 219 miles of trails that are well signed, mapped, and provide a full range of difficulty from easiest to most difficult. There are four staging areas, and one designated play area. Here's a map, detailed directions, and contact info.
This is not an official ORV area, but it is quite popular among 4-wheelers. If you choose to explore this area, do so at your own risk!
In normal conditions a high clearance, two-wheel drive vehicle can manage the road without much difficulty. Even light rains cause muddy, unsafe travel conditions on the byway. The road negotiates undeveloped country which could be hazardous if traveled by the unprepared. Directions and contact info here.
This beginner/advanced play area consists of 3.5 miles of sandy soils, flats and several large mounds of soil. Here's a map, detailed directions, and contact info.
This trail is part of the Siuslaw National Forest. Here are detailed directions, a map, and driving regulations.
Located northeast of Sultan, Washington, here are detailed directions to the trail head, as well as a trip report with photos.
Shotgun Creek is part of the McKenzie Resource Area located near Eugene, Oregon. It's known for its challenging mud holes and many difficult trails. Here's an excellent trail map.
An offroad trail in Carbonado, Washington called the Surprise Lake Trail. It's rocky and challenging... good luck.
Trails consist of more than 40 miles of sandy soils, and flat to rolling hills. Detailed directions, a map, and contact info here.
This trail is located off of Ben Smith road in Tillamook County, OR. GPS coordinates and detailed directions are included, as well as a trip report and color photos.
The Tillamook State Forest, located in the Coast Range mountains of northwest Oregon, offers some of the best Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) trails in the Pacific Northwest.
Trails traverse steep, rocky mountains (1500'-2700') and may be narrow, rocky and rutted. Map, detailed directions, and contact info here.
The route crosses sagebrush covered landscape, rough rocky fields, dense and open conifer forests, hidden meadows, and rustic bridges over wild creeks providing a primitive back country riding experience. Here's a map, detailed directions, and contact info.
This site consists of rolling hills covered with sagebrush. In addition, a 1/4 mile drag strip and an oval track have been developed. Here's a map, detailed directions, and contact info.