Trail Running Oregon  by Lizann Dunegan

Trail Running Oregon Guide Book

by Lizann Dunegan (Falcon Guides)
Trail Running Oregon  by Lizann Dunegan
Local trail runner Lizann Dunegan describes 65 classic routes that will help you explore Northwest and Central Oregon's scenic landscapes. This guide includes a mix of urban and wilderness trails through city parks, along wild and scenic rivers, around high alpine lakes, and through the spectacular Cascade Mountains. You'll find trails in Southwest Washington, Portland, the Willamette Valley, the Columbia River Gorge, Central Oregon's volcano country, and along the beautiful Oregon Coast. Includes: up-to-date trail info; easy to read maps; best places for food and drink after your run; info on training, technique, clothing, and equipment. Designed for seasoned trail runners and newcomers alike, these trails are sure to help you stay on track and keep your soles moving!

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Trails from the "Trail Running Oregon" Guide Book
Displaying trails 20 of 65.

Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 65.

Singletrack trail that ascends a steep, forested ridge to a spectacular summit in the Columbia River Gorge. Waterfall. Bridge crossing. Summit views. This challenging route is a great introduction to ...
Troutdale, OR - Trail Running - Trail Length: 4.4
A wide gravel multi-use trail that travels through a second-growth Douglas fir forest. You’ll enjoy the smooth graded surface on this 20-mile multi-use trail that travels through a serene forest canop ...
Buxton, OR - Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 4
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A nice dirt path leading to the spectacular summit of Black Butte in the Deschutes National Forest. Mountain views. This tough route takes you to the top of one of the tallest cinder cones in the stat ...
Sisters, OR - Trail Running - Trail Length: 3.8
This beach route begins in downtown Cannon Beach and heads south past Haystack Rock to the Tolovana Beach Wayside. Views. This classic coastal route packs in fresh Pacific air, a flat sandy beach, a f ...
Cannon Beach, OR - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 4.4
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This route travels past Jack Lake and takes you to a spectacular high-alpine wildflower meadow at the base of the craggy spires of Three Fingered Jack. Mountain and lake views. Bridge crossings. High ...
Sisters, OR - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 5.5
This route takes you on a beach run through Cape Kiwanda Natural Area and Bob Straub State Park in Pacific City to the tip of Nestucca Spit. You also have the option of climbing the Cape Kiwanda sand ...
Pacific City, OR - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 8.2
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A classic coast trail that takes you through an amazing Sitka spruce forest to the tip of Cape Lookout. Views. This coastal running adventure begins by switchbacking steeply downhill through a thick S ...
Tillamook, OR - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 5
A nice singletrack trail that climbs to the top of Carroll Rim, providing a commanding view of the spectacular painted hills located in the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument. The route then heads ...
Prineville, OR - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 2.7
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A classic river trail that traces the contours of the Clackamas River through pockets of old-growth western red cedar and Douglas fir. River views. Creek crossings. Bridge crossings. This challengin ...
Estacada, OR - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 8
This mostly singletrack route takes you to the top of 1,495-foot Dimple Hill in the McDonald Dunn Research Forest just outside of Corvallis. Views. Just outside the Corvallis city limits is the McDona ...
Corvallis, OR - Hiking,Mountain Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 8.2
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This loop route follows the shores of the swift-running Deschutes River in Deschutes River State Park and then hooks up with the doubletrack rail-trail. River views. Creek crossings. Go on a fun river ...
The Dalles, OR - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 3.7
A beautiful river trail just outside Bend’s city limits. Views. The Deschutes River Trail is one of the premier running trails around Bend. It twists and turns along the lava-strewn Deschutes River ...
Bend, OR - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 4.4
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This trail travels through scenic Eagle Creek Canyon, carved by picturesque Eagle Creek in the Columbia River Gorge. Canyon views. Bridge crossings. This beautiful trail heads up Eagle Creek Canyon an ...
Bonneville, OR - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 6
A fun singletrack and doubletrack route that winds through a ponderosa and lodgepole pine forest at the edge of Sisters city limits. Bridge crossings. This is a fast and sporty sprint located right on ...
Sisters, OR - Hiking,Mountain Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 5.6
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This trail parallels the East Fork of Hood River in the Mount Hood National Forest. River views. Bridge crossings. Sail along the shores of the East Fork of Hood River on this fantastic river run. Coo ...
Hood River, OR - Hiking,Mountain Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 10.8
This trail begins in Ecola State Park and takes you through a beautiful coastal forest to Indian Beach. Views. This classic coastal route offers just about everything: a winding single-track trail thr ...
Cannon Beach, OR - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 3
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This trail loop takes you along the crystal-clear waters of Fall River in the Deschutes National Forest. This beautiful river trail follows the course of the crystal-clear, spring-fed Fall River. This ...
Bend, OR - Hiking,Mountain Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 6.4
This easy wood-chip trail begins at First Street Rapids Park and follows the Deschutes River north through a scenic river canyon filled with ponderosa pine and juniper trees, a golf course, and reside ...
Bend, OR - Hiking,Mountain Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 6
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Wood-chip trail (with a short paved section) that circles Glendoveer Golf Course in northeast Portland. This sophisticated wood-chip trail circles the smooth greens of Glendoveer Golf Course in northe ...
Portland, OR - Trail Running - Trail Length: 2
High-desert trail that skirts the northwest edge of Gray Butte and then takes you into the Crooked River Canyon at Smith Rock State Park. Bridge crossings. Mountain views. If you love deserts and soli ...
Redmond, OR - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 8.8
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