Where to Mt. Bike in Oregon




Where to Mt. Bike in Oregon

Mountain Biking in Oregon

The great state of Oregon offers a diverse range of riding trails, from technical and challenging in the Cascade Mountains to flowy and scenic routes in the Central Oregon desert, there’s something for every mountain biker in the Beaver State.

In the Bend area of Central Oregon, the Phil's Trail network boasts over 20 miles of cross-country and flow trails that are very popular. Trails are well-marked and offer a mix of terrain for all levels of riders.

In the Mount Hood National Forest, you’ll find a vast network of trails that offer both technical and scenic riding opportunities. The trails in this area offer stunning views of Mount Hood and the surrounding mountains, making them a must for any mountain biker visiting Oregon.

The Oakridge area, located in the southern part of the state, is known for technical and steep trails. The area is home to the Alpine Trail. Considered one of the best mountain bike trails in the Pacific Northwest, it offers over 20 miles of riding, with steep climbs and challenging descents. Best for experienced riders.

Further south, the Ashland area offers a variety of trails suitable for cross-country and all-mountain riders. They range from smooth and flowy to technical and challenging, and offer scenic views of the surrounding Siskiyou Mountains.

So, any type of riding you're into, Oregon has something to offer. Whether you're a local or a visitor, you're sure to find a trail that will challenge and inspire you in this beautiful state.

*Always practice Leave No Trace principles to preserve the pristine environment.

**Check trail conditions and regulations before embarking on any mt. biking adventure in Oregon.

Resources to find trail conditions and regulations for trails in Oregon:

Oregon State Parks Website: provides information on state parks, trails, and outdoor recreation areas throughout Oregon. You can find trail maps, descriptions, current conditions, and any regulations specific to each park or trail. Website: Oregonstateparks.org

U.S. Forest Service: many trails in Oregon are located within national forests managed by the U.S. Forest Service, including the Willamette National Forest, Mt. Hood National Forest, and Deschutes National Forest. The U.S. Forest Service website offers detailed information on trails, including current conditions, regulations, permits, and alerts. Website: U.S. Forest Service - Pacific Northwest Region

Local Trail Organizations: often maintain websites or social media pages providing updates on trail conditions, maintenance schedules, and any regulations specific to the trails they manage. These organizations are valuable resources for detailed and up-to-date information on trails in their respective areas. Two of them are: the Northwest Trail Alliance and the Central Oregon Trail Alliance.

Trail Apps and Websites: various apps and websites are dedicated to outdoor recreation that provide user-generated content, including trail conditions, reviews, and photos. Websites like AllTrails.com, Trailforks.com, and HikingProject.com often feature trails in Oregon, along with user-submitted updates on conditions.

Visitor Centers and Ranger Stations: located near popular trailheads in Oregon have current information on trail conditions, regulations, and safety tips. Rangers and staff members can provide valuable insights and recommendations for a safe and enjoyable outdoor experience.

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