The Catamount Trail, Silver Falls State Park (Salem, OR)

The Catamount Trail, Silver Falls State Park (Salem, OR)
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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.

Though upper Catamount is designated as a directional trail, with a number of uphill segments, its not a gr.... Continue Reading at Bermstyle

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