11 miles
Distance
1,122 ft
Climb
-816 ft
Descent
01:23:06
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Deschutes River Trail

Details

  • Riding area
    Bend
    Bend, Oregon
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Season
    Spring/Summer/Fall
  • Global Ranking

This is pretty good beginner trail in the Bend area. It follows the Deschutes River and stretches between Bend and Sunriver and offers several scenic stops including Benham Falls.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Deschutes River Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    307 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,827 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,184 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,852 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,158 ft
  • Grade
    0.521%
  • Grade max
    -23.133%
  • Grade min
    25.687%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
  • Avg time
    01:23:06
  • Avg reverse time
    01:06:56
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Status:
on Aug 6, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.25 (4 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to deschutes-river-trail trailhead (44.020780, -121.364680)
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Deschutes River... Trail Reports

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Aug 6, 2018 @ 12:04pm
Aug 6, 2018
May 17, 2017 @ 12:16pm
May 17, 2017
Good for about another week until the crowds arrive for the summer!
Jan 5, 2017 @ 9:27pm
Jan 5, 2017
Great for Fat Biking
Dec 10, 2016 @ 4:10pm
Dec 10, 2016
Minor Water drainage issue, standing water on trail surface including melted (cold) slush puddles
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Jul 28, 2018 @ 1:09pm
Jul 28, 2018
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Jul 7, 2018 @ 7:10pm
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May 26, 2018 @ 6:35am
May 26, 2018
Deschutes River Trail
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May 26, 2018 @ 6:35am
May 26, 2018
Deschutes River Trail

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag jreverard (Sep 21, 2018 at 21:57)
 This trail is beautiful next to the river, but there are a lot of places that you will have to get off and push your bike. I would call this a hiking trail and not a proper MTB trail. My girlfriend is a beginner and had very little fun.
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