The Catamount Trail, Silver Falls State Park (Salem, OR)
Riding the Catamount Trail in Silver Falls State Park, east of Salem, Oregon.Located in Silver Falls State Park east of Salem, Oregon, the Catamount Trail is a four-mile single track that sets an example of the modern mountain biking experience.
Enjoying a section of the Catamount TrailDescribed as an ‘enhanced’ cross country trail, the single track twists and turns through the forest over a mixture of hardpack and pine needles. Punctuated with roots and the occasional pile of rocks, there are a number of optional features along the route allowing riders to get creative along the way.
We found the trail to be fun even with a bit of precipitation as it drains well.Whether they’re the little stump kickers, occasional log ride, or bump to root-filled berm, it makes the blue rated trail enjoyable for a range of rider skill levels.
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