7 miles difficult total climbing 500 feet
Topo maps: Grants Pass, Wilderville
Trail type: Dirt road, Single track
Estimated riding time: less than 1 hour
Directions to start: Redwood Highway to Dowell Road. Right on Arnold, Left on Elk Lane. Follow until road ends at parking area.
Description of ride: This ride follows a dirt road that connects Elk lane and Stringer gap roads. There are a few off shuts of single track after you reach the crest of the dirt road. Look for these taking off to the right going up a steep loose dirt climb. This single track comes around back to the main road. Cross Stringer Gap and follow the dirt road on the other side. This eventually crests at a saddle and then takes off on a downhill jaunt of single track. This single track ends at a road called Midway. Follow this road to Jerome Prairie road and take a right. Follow this road to Sand Creek Road and take a right. This takes you back to Elk Creek road. Take a right to get back to the parking area.