Walker Valley/Cavanaugh Loop

Mount Vernon, Washington 98273

Walker Valley/Cavanaugh Loop

Walker Valley/Cavanaugh Loop Professional Review and Guide

"If you can’t find singletrack to ride in Walker Valley, you’re just not looking! Miles of trails meander through more than 10, 000 acres of this DNR land, an area also popular with the ORV (off-road vehicle) crowd.

The loop described here is a moderate ride consisting of a short road climb and a rolling attack on the forest; the trails are semi-technical and can be muddy and wet. There are a number of loop variations, and the trails are marked at most intersections. Some local mountain bikers call Walker Valley the Capitol State Forest of northern Washington because its trails and the conditions are similar to those found farther south in Olympia."

Walker Valley/Cavanaugh Loop Reviews

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7/18/2009
This is the same as Walker Valley. Wide grooved out trails for ORV's or ATV's. Not good for biking. Couldn't find Walker Valley trail so our trip was cut short.
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Trail Information

Mount Vernon
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
10
Distance
900 feet
Elevation Gain
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Moderate to Difficult
Technical Difficulty
Moderate to Difficult
Physical Difficulty
2 to 3 hours
Duration
Year-round, but best in dry summer weather
Season
500 feet
Trailhead Elevation
1,400 feet
Top Elevation
Department of Natural Resources
Local Contacts
USGS McMurray, Sedro Woolley South
Local Maps