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    Looking for the best mountain biking in Oregon? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Oregon. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

    Top Mountain Biking Spots in and near Oregon

    • Bend, Oregon

      Tumalo Creek Loop

      5.0
      9.79 mi / 1437 ft gain
      This Loop begins at the Tumalo Falls View Point; however, the trail continues for another 3 miles. Although the first waterfall is certainly spectacular, this creek has cascading falls about every half mile. These water falls are indicative of the famous geology in the Three Sisters Wilderness....
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    • Halfway, Oregon

      Eagle Cap Wilderness Loop

      5.0
      40.13 mi / 10630 ft gain
      The top trip in Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness takes you in a loop around Eagle Cap, Oregon's 13th tallest peak and through three high mountain passes. East Eagle trailhead has two main parking lots, the first one you come to is a trailer parking lot meant for horse trailers, but make sure you dri...
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    • Bend, Oregon

      MTB on Phil's Trail Single Track

      5.0
      The Phil's Area Trail System is the go-to trail system for mountain biking in Bend. Even the other trails in the region that aren't actually part of the Phil's Trail System feed into or connect to trails that feed into Phil's.According to the locals, the boundaries of the Phil's Area Trail System...
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    • Clackamas County, Oregon

      Bike the Timothy Lake Trail

      4.5
      15 mi
      Located about 2 hours outside of Portland, Timothy lake is a great home base to adventure from. It has many campgrounds, lots of lake access and great loop around the lake that is open to both hiking and Mt biking. While the hiking loop is 13 miles, the Mt. bike loop is 15 since you need to make ...
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    • Linn County, Oregon

      Mountain Bike the McKenzie River Trail

      26 mi / -2200 ft gain
      Mountain biking the McKenzie River Trail should be on every serious mountain biker's to-do list, since this trail has repeatedly been cited as the best mountain biking in the United States. The whole trail is an all-day, 26 mile epic, losing 2200 feet of elevation as it parallels the McKenzie Ri...
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    • Wasco, Oregon

      Mountain Biking the Deschutes River Trail

      4.0
      The Deschutes River Trail—an old smooth road really, with a mix of dirt, sand and gravel—is a great mountain bike ride or hike for beginners and experts alike. While the trail is very easy, the scenery all along the route is breathtaking.Park at the well-marked trailhead just to the left as you e...
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    • La Pine, Oregon

      MTB the Crater Rim Trail

      Paulina Peak with an elevation of 7,984 feet, and is about 4,000 feet higher than the terrain surrounding the volcano. There is a gravel fire road that winds to the top. This is a grueling climb with an 8000 foot elevation. Air please!The trail head starts about 1000 feet from the peak. It is a p...
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    • Bend, Oregon

      Mountain Bike Lava Lands Blackrock Trail to Benham Falls

      Blackrock Trail starts at the Lava Lands Visitor Center, which is about a 5-mile drive south of Bend on Highway 97. You can park at the Lava Lands Visitor Center and then take the trail marked Sun-Lava Trail. This will take you to Blackrock Trail, which you will see as a turn-off to the right abo...
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    • Tillamook, Oregon

      Explore Bayocean Peninsula Park

      5.0
      8 mi / 100 ft gain
      Located just west of Tillamook on the way to Cape Meares is an expansive forested park that juts out into Tillamook Bay. The main "trail" is an old unpaved narrow road called Bayocean Dike Road that stretches 4 miles down to the point. It's perfect for a long run, leisurely hike or mountain bikin...
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    • Falls City, Oregon

      Ride Black Rock Mountain Bike Trails

      5.0
      10 mi / 2000 ft gain
      Black Rock Mountain Bike area is the perfect place to hone your MTB skills and take your riding to the next level. Black Rock offers clearly marked single track trails riddled with wooden ramps, berms and dirt features. There are trails ranging from "green" to "double black diamond", ensuring the...
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    • Baker City, Oregon

      Hike the Elkhorn Crest Trail

      5.0
      30 mi / 1500 ft gain
      The Elkhorn Crest Trail runs along the Elkhorn Ridge of the Blue Mountains in Eastern Oregon. From this ridge you can scramble of multiple peaks, including the highest in the ridge: Rock Creek Butte (9,106 ft) and Elkhorn Peak (8,931 ft). For the peakbaggers out there, the Elkhorns contain 13 of ...
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    • Bend, Oregon

      Bike or Hike The Deschutes River Trail

      22 mi / 1280 ft gain
      The Deschutes River Trail is a must do mountain bike ride or hike in between Sunriver and Bend, Oregon. The river varies from calm water to waterfalls. The trail follows along the river and goes through pine forests, meadows, and lava flows. Most of the single track is smooth with a few more tech...
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    • Sisters, Oregon

      Mountain Bike the Peterson Ridge Trail

      1.0
      16.1 mi / 1167 ft gain
      Bend, Oregon has a deserved reputation as one of the top mountain bike destinations in the country. Unless you are from the area, you might not be familiar with nearby Sisters. Sisters is a sleepy western-themed town of 3,000 better known for it's annual rodeo and quilt festival but the locals ha...
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    • Portland, Oregon

      Powell Butte Nature Park Loop

      6.22 mi / 1004 ft gain
      Before officially becoming a nature park in 1987, Powell Butte was primarily known for being home to four 50-million gallon underground reservoirs. Today, the wide expanse of land is packed with miles of trails-- the perfect place for hikers, mountain bikers, and even horseback riders to get thei...
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    • Bend, Oregon

      Deschutes River Trail: Benham Falls to Slough Meadow

      5.0
      4.51 mi / 364 ft gain
      Deschutes River Trail: Benham Falls to Slough Meadow is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Bend, Oregon.
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    • Bandon, Oregon

      Mountain Bike Whiskey Run

      11 mi / 400 ft gain
      The Whiskey Run mountain bike trail system features 9 interconnected trails of varying degrees and difficulty that can be added together to create at least an 11 mile loop. There are 6, 9, and 11 mile loops for beginner, intermediate and advanced riders. There are two main parking areas for the t...
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