The Best Hiking in Sisters

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

Top hiking spots in and near Sisters

  • Sisters, Oregon

    Peterson Ridge Trail

    14.84 mi / 981 ft gain
    Peterson Ridge Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Sisters, Oregon.
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  • Bend, Oregon

    Peterson Ridge Overlook

    4.41 mi / 476 ft gain
    Peterson Ridge Overlook is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Sisters, Oregon.
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  • Sisters, Oregon

    Whychus Creek Overlook

    0.86 mi / 30 ft gain
    Whychus Creek Overlook is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Sisters, Oregon.
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  • Sisters, Oregon

    Whychus Rim and Creek Loop

    4.73 mi / 531 ft gain
    Whychus Rim and Creek Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Sisters, Oregon.
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  • Camp Sherman, Oregon

    Black Butte

    4.5
    3.94 mi / 1493 ft gain
    Just outside of Sisters Oregon is the stunning and popular day hike to the summit Black Butte (Elevation 6,436 feet). At the top, spectacular views of the surrounding Cascades await the intrepid hiker. To get to the trailhead, turn off of Highway 22 onto National Forest Road (NFR) 11, also known...
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  • Deschutes County, Oregon

    Explore Skylight Cave

    4.4
    0.2 mi / -25 ft gain
    The hardest part about getting to Skylight Cave is the drive. Start by coming from Sisters, Oregon, and use the driving directions below to find it. The Google Maps pin is accurate, and if you like coordinates, you can use 44°20'55.3"N 121°42'55.9"W as well. It's recommended you download an offli...
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  • Deschutes County, Oregon

    Chush Falls

    3.3
    5.75 mi / 823 ft gain
    Just outside of Sisters, Oregon, near Bend, is a beautiful hike to a picturesque waterfall. It is rarely crowded thanks (and no thanks) to the Pole Creek Fire, which ravaged the area several years ago. Because of the fire, the hike and landscape have been drastically altered. What used to be a 2-...
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  • Deschutes County, Oregon

    Summit Black Crater

    5.0
    8 mi / 2211 ft gain
    The Black Crater Trailhead parking lot is accessed off the McKenzie Pass (Hwy 242). The trailhead starting elevation is 5,040ft. (using the iPhone app "Topo Maps". Great app) with a 3.8 Mile hike one way to the Black Crater Summit at 7,251ft of elevation. Some parts of the trail are steep and g...
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  • Camp Sherman, Oregon

    Historic Black Butte Trail # 4026

    9.85 mi / 3360 ft gain
    Historic Black Butte Trail # 4026 is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Camp Sherman, Oregon.
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  • Deschutes County, Oregon

    Camp at Lava Lake

    4.5
    Beautiful spot to set your tent up for a night or longer.About 12 spots scatter the immediate campground area, but while hiking we spotted several more dispersed throughout the towering Ponderosa Pine trees. Most of the spots circle a small lake. The ground in this site is a VERY soft dirt, perfe...
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  • Deschutes County, Oregon

    Matthieu Lakes Trail

    6 mi / 922 ft gain
    Matthieu Lakes Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Sisters, Oregon.
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  • Deschutes County, Oregon

    North Martthieu Lake Trail

    5.52 mi / 846 ft gain
    North Martthieu Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Sisters, Oregon.
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  • Deschutes County, Oregon

    Backpack to the Matthieu Lakes

    2.0
    6 mi / 800 ft gain
    Begin your hike at the Lava Camp Lake Trailhead. The trail winds through a forest flush with hemlock and fir while opening up into black lava flows. Continue for a little over two miles until you reach North Matthieu Lake. This is your first stop. Go for a swim out to the little island and have a...
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  • Camp Sherman, Oregon

    Fir Trail and Pine Trail Loop from South Trailhead

    5.53 mi / 361 ft gain
    Fir Trail and Pine Trail Loop from South Trailhead is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Camp Sherman, Oregon.
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  • Camp Sherman, Oregon

    West Metolius Loop from Camp Sherman

    2.17 mi / 151 ft gain
    West Metolius Loop from Camp Sherman is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Camp Sherman, Oregon.
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  • Bend, Oregon

    Park Meadow Trail to Golden Lake

    13.12 mi / 1522 ft gain
    Park Meadow Trail to Golden Lake is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Sisters, Oregon.
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