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Gibbs Lake Trails

Average Rating:    (3.83 of 5)

No. of Reviews: 6

These trails are for non-motorized users so please show respect for others. Beautiful lakeside trails with not much climbing .Swim in the lake afterwards! Great bike trails!
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Latitude
47.969467850886666
Longitude
-122.80989646911621
Trail Directions
From Port Townsend,go south on 19 to Chimacum school,turn right on West Valley and go 4 miles. Turn right on Gibbs Lake road and go 1 mile to parking lot on right.
Trail Length
5-7 miles (lots of loops)
Trail Level
Trails for all skill levels
Trail Type
Singletrack & Fire Roads
City/County
Chimacum
   


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Review Date
October 5, 2006

Overall Rating
 4 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 4 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 4 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Ridden Once

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Reviewed by: Tappoix ,  Cross Country Rider

Summary:
Great trail to ride if you are looking for one out of PT. Rooty, rolling terrain, dark and jungle like. Short burst climbs and quick downs keep you pedalling and on your toes. It's all about how fast you go, right? There are up-hill step-ups, log rides, and some nasty but short root laden climbs.

I had a great time riding here for a single shot. Might feel limiting if you only had this place to ride, but it's still great.

Recommended Route:
basically the same routes as below...enjoy!



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Review Date
July 6, 2004

Overall Rating
 4 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 3 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 3 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a week

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Reviewed by: nordlandrider ,  Weekend Warrior

Summary:
If your in the area it is worth it. trail system is small but fun. Some log rides and small drops. Mostly technical trails with lots of roots, some logs to ride, and rocky sections(impossibowl). Trails are well marked. Chalenge when wet.

Recommended Route:
From parking lot up the technical to impossibowl(try and ride the big log), rollercoster to road and around the lake trail. go swimming afterwards.

Other recommended trails in the same area:
Anderson Lake Trails, Ft. Warden in PT, Ft. Flagler on Marrowstone Island



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Review Date
May 26, 2003

Overall Rating
 4 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Ridden Once

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Reviewed by: Mark , from Silverdale WA

Summary:
All single track without motorcycle damage. No drops that will put you over the bars, however roots are a factor on most of the trails. Fairly level to rolling terrain with no steep loose climbs. The Lake Side trail is the most technical I rode due to roots.

Recommended Route:
Doc Werner to Americ-Corp, Scout Trail, Impossibowl Water Tank Downs (what for nettles here.)

Other recommended trails in the same area:
Green Mountain



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Review Date
May 6, 2003

Overall Rating
 4 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a week

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Reviewed by: jim , from port townsend wa

Summary:
not the hardest trail system. but lots of fun. dry most of the year.great place for night ride.

Recommended Route:
up amaricorp trail,accross impossibowl trail.down roller coaster trail,cross road then do the trail along the back side of the lake.this puts you back at the parking lot.ride back up amaricorp trail then branch off to doc werner trail.follow road untill you find amaricorp trail,then back to parking lot.

Other recommended trails in the same area:
anderson lake.miller penn.lower big quilcene.



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Review Date
July 9, 2002

Overall Rating
 4 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Ridden Once

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Reviewed by: Robert , from Seattle

Summary:
This is a very well marked trail system. Guides for easy, med and difficult terrain were fairly accurute. The trail around the lake is not marked but is one of the most fun in this area. Nice places to bomb but also some tight technical stuff (very little really difficult stuff).

Recommended Route:
We rode up the scout trail then took the multiple lops including Americorps and Impossibowl. Do the loops then go down Jack track. Ride up the road a little bit then enter the trail on the left. Ride this around the lake.



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