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Hood River County OHV Trails

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Alt Names Binns Hill, Kingsley Reservoir, Post Flats, Dead Point Creek, Ditch Creek, Post Canyon Creek
Last Known Status Open
DESCRIPTION

The Hood River County OHV Trail system area offers around 64 miles of marked and rated trails and several staging areas. The staging areas are day use only however primitive camping can be found at nearby Kingsley Reservoir. Free trail maps are available at each of the kiosks.

Note that the area is normally closed to motorized use during fire season, so be sure to call before you haul. The members of the Hood River Area Trail Stewards are very active in maintaining this trail system.

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LOCATION
Nearest City Hood River, OR
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From: Portland, OR
1) Take I-84 east about 60 miles to exit 62
2) Turn right (south) off the exit ramp on Oak Street then make immediate right on Country Club Road, continue about 1.4 miles
3) Turn right (west) on Post Canyon Road, continue about 2.7 miles to Post Flats Staging Area.
Note: Post Canyon Road becomes steep and rough once it turns to gravel.

For Kingsley Reservoir Staging Area:
4) Continue south on Country Club Road past intersection for Post Canyon Road about 3.4 miles
5) Turn right (west) on Binns Hill Road, continue .4 miles
6) Turn left (south) on Kingsley Road, continue about 6 miles to staging area.

For Binns Hill Staging Area:
7) After turning right (west) on Binns Hill Road, continue about 3 miles to staging area (at 2.5 miles road will turn to gravel).
TYPE OF AREA
Area Trail
Land County Land
QUALITY
Rating Rating    Very Good    
Recommended Stay 1-2 Days
TERRAIN
Square Miles 49
Miles Of Trail 64
Climate Type Forest
Elevation 1360 to 3560 ft.
Trail Maintenance Marked, Rated, Heavily Maintained
Hard Pack The trail has some hard pack terrain.Some
Dust The trail has little dust on typical days.Little
Trees The trail has almost all trees.All
Single Track This county land has many single track trails.Many
Intersections This trail has some intersections.Some
Rider Traffic The county land has some rider traffic on typical days.Some
Shade This county land has many shaded areas.Many
Hazards This trail has few hazards.Few (hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain Novice This trail has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain Amateur This trail has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain Expert This trail has little expert terrain.Little
REGULATIONS
Permit Required Yes Oregon ATV Permit stickers required
Oregon ATV Safety Education Card
Dates Open April - October
Spark Arrestor Yes A spark arresting silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise Limit Yes (99 dB)
Whip Flags Not Required
Maximum Vehicle Width No Restriction some trails designated for motorcycles only
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles Motorcycles Some Areas
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVs Some Areas some trails designated for motorcycles only
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXS Some Areas permitted on 4WD trails
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates 4x4s / Jeeps (registered) Some Areas
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Prohibited Oregon ATV Permit stickers required
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
Bicycles No Restriction
Hiking No Restriction
Horseback No Restriction
Camping / Overnight RV Parking Camping Some Areas permitted at Kingsley Reservoir Campground
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night Riding Unknown
Cross Country Prohibited stay on trail
Emergency / Law Enforcement Yes Dedicated Rangers/Officers
Jeep/SUV Patrol
ATV/Saddle Mounted Patrol
police patrol regularly on ATVs and dirtbikes
Insurance *Disclaimer: RiderPlanet recommends that all riders obtain motorcycle insurance or ATV / UTV insurance before visiting any of the locations depicted.
FEES
Parking ($0.00)
Entry No ($0.00)
Riding No ($0.00)
Camping Yes
Tent: $10.00
RV: $10.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $0.00
Kingsley Reservoir Campground
KEY SERVICES
First Aid First Aid 5-20 Miles (NE) Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital (541) 386-3911
Gasoline Gasoline 5-20 Miles (E) Chevon (541) 354-1202
Diesel Diesel 5-20 Miles (E) Chevon (541) 354-1202
Potable Water Water 5-20 Miles (E) Tucker County Park (541) 386-4477
RV Hookups RV Hookup 5-20 Miles (E) Tucker County Park (541) 386-4477
RV Dump Station RV Disposal 5-20 Miles (E) Tucker County Park (541) 386-4477
Primitive Camping Campground On Site Kingsley Reservoir Campground
Convenience Store Conv Store 5-20 Miles (NE) Harvey's Texaco & Mini Mart (541) 386-1966
Swimming Swim Area On Site Kingsley Reservoir
Body of Water Water Body On Site
Boating Launch Boat Ramp On Site Kingsley Reservoir Campground (541) 387-6889
CONTACTS
Contact Info Hood River County Forestry Department
918 18th Street
Hood River, OR 97031
(541) 387-6888
www.co.hood-river.or.us
Contact Info Hood River Area Trail Stewards
1767 12th St. #209
Hood River, OR 97031
bod@hrats.org
hrats.org
Contact Info Oregon ATV Safety Education Card
(877) 772-3359
atv.info@state.or.us
www.rideatvoregon.org
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