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Lower 66 Trailwork

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Trail Snapshot

Report (Date)
Length
~4.2 miles
Elevation
280'
Rating
Forecast
Trail is riding well right now and there are no reports of mud, deadfall, or snow.

Trail Reports

  • Erik Santner March 11, 2017 at 5:22 pmRiding really nicely, tacky soils right now! Heard they are going to be extending this network that should double it in length.
  • Travis Holman February 24, 2017 at 12:25 pmWorst mud I've ever seen here. Stay away.
  • Travis Holman February 3, 2016 at 10:20 amCurrently riding good when frozen, but best to avoid it in the afternoon until it dries up a bit.
 

Trail Description

The Lower 66 trail system is a small but fun trail system within the Prineville city limits. It’s 66 acres, which accounts for the name. There are a couple loops which you can ride with a few short technical sections. Due to the terrain you end up with some nice views of the town of Prineville.

This system is small, but it’s a big deal for the COTA Crook County Chapter. This eager group of individuals cut their teeth on this trail system – learning all the skills they would need in order to carry out the mission on trails deep into the Ochoco Mountains.

Pebbles is one of the most technical of the Lower 66 trails with some nice tech sections and armored rock work. It’s also the highest of the trails – traversing the ridge at the top of the system.

Brewer’s Choice is the south Loop of the Lower 66 trails in Prineville. It’s an easy to moderate ride with a few rocks here and there.

Rocky Raccoon is the northern loop at Lower 66. Easy to moderate, with a few rocks here and there. There is also a nice rock bridge which crosses a seasonal creek.

Let ‘er Buck is a new technical black diamond segment that connects Rim Job to the Lower 66.

Rim Job is a blue trail that opened in 2017 and added about 2 more miles to the trail network.

These trails are maintained by Central Oregon Trail Alliance.

Trail Photos

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Trail Reports » Lower 66

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  1. Erik Santner says:

    Riding really nicely, tacky soils right now! Heard they are going to be extending this network that should double it in length.

  2. Travis Holman says:

    Worst mud I’ve ever seen here. Stay away.

  3. Travis Holman says:

    Currently riding good when frozen, but best to avoid it in the afternoon until it dries up a bit.

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