National Forest Foundation funds major improvements on Crawfish


When a lot of people, many mountain bikers included, think of the mountains east of “The Grove” they conjure up visions of gold mining and tiny mill encampments falling apart. Those in the know … take advantage of the rocks, roots and steep terrain to enjoy some of the best riding the state has to offer. If rough and rugged are your flavor of bike trails, the Cottage Grove district of the North Umpua National Forest has some trails for you. The supreme trail in the forest is the Crawfish trail. There’s lots of elevation to be lost once you drop in. More roots, rocks and speed than the weak of spirit can handle … but the reality of Crawfish is: it’s an easy trail to ride … but it’s a difficult trail to ride fast!

Read more here (more photos too).