Archers Firebreak #28 / Tillamook State Forest

Tillamook, Oregon (Tillamook County)

Last Updated: 08/27/2021
3 / 5 ( 2 reviews )
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Status:
Open
Typically Open: Year Round
Permit Information: Permit Required - Click Here
Length: 1.08 miles
Highest Elevation: 2438 feet
Duration: About 15 minutes
Shape of Trail: Straight Through
Best Direction to Travel: West
Nearest Town: Tillamook
Nearest Town w/ Services: Tillamook
Official Road Name: #28
Management Agency: Tillamook State Forest
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Highlights

Highlight: Archers Firebreak #28 / Tillamook State Forest
Archers Firebreak #28 is a fun and easy trail that curls down through a recent clear cut from the top of the ridge down to the saddle between Lyda Hill and Archers Ridge. A couple switchbacks on the first part of the trail are a great place to take video of an overlanding rig going on an adventure. This is a popular trail to connect between the trail network in the Browns Camp area (eastern third) of the Tillamook State Forest and the trails that are accessible from the Jordan Creek campground.

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Waypoints

1. Trailhead (0 mi)
The trail begins in the middle of a recent clear cut on a steep downhill stretch of gravel road. Look for the sign on the right side of the gravel road.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Forest Grove

This trail is accessed from waypoint 5 of Hogs Back trail #18. At Hogs Back trail waypoint 5, take the gravel road to the right (due west). Stay left at the two forks in the next half mile. The trailhead for Archers Firebreak #28 is on the right side of the road in a clear cut about one mile after the end of Hogs Back trail and is easy to miss.

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Writer Information

Douglas Van Bossuyt

Mapping Crew - Oregon

Douglas grew up riding in the back of pickups in Oregon and California. He comes from a long line of overlanders and adventurers dating back to the Mayflower and the Oregon Trail. During a stint working in Colorado, Douglas fell in love with the offroad scene and immediately gravitated toward the Toyota crowd. His first 4x4 was a 1988 Toyota 4runner nicknamed Goldilocks. After a year of running many of the iconic trails throughout the front range in the fully stock Goldilocks running on bald tires, it was time for an upgrade. Goldilocks went off to a new home and the Albino Rhino came home. The Albino Rhino is a built 1986 Toyota 4runner ready for any adventure anywhere at any time. During the week, Douglas works on systems engineering and architecture problems in California. Douglas also enjoys backpacking -- especially in the central Sierras in California -- scuba diving along the Oregon and California coasts, and riding his motorcycle on the Pacific Coast Highway. Most weeknights you can find Douglas under his truck in the driveway performing maintenance or fixing the latest trail damage.
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