Best Easy Day Hikes Bend and Central Oregon - 3rd Edition  by Lizann Dunegan

Best Easy Day Hikes: Bend and Central Oregon - 3rd Edition Guide Book

by Lizann Dunegan (Falcon Guides)
Best Easy Day Hikes Bend and Central Oregon - 3rd Edition  by Lizann Dunegan
Best Easy Day Hikes Bend and Central Oregon includes concise, easy to follow descriptions of the best short hikes in central Oregon. Gaze down at lava flows from the summit of Little Belknap Crater near Sisters, admire the colorful 400-foot-tall cliffs at Smith Rock State Park near Redmond, or enjoy stunning views of Cascade peaks on the Pilot Butte hike in downtown Bend—this book has everything you’ll need to hit the trails.

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Trails from the "Best Easy Day Hikes: Bend and Central Oregon - 3rd Edition" Guide Book
Displaying trails 20 of 35.

Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 35.

This hidden gem is one of the best trails in the Crooked River National Grassland. It takes you into a dramatic canyon carved by Whychus Creek. Bubbling Whychus Creek is fed by several natural springs ...
Redmond, OR - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.4
This route follows the southern segment of the Deschutes River Trail. It takes you through a magnificent old-growth ponderosa pine forest along the banks of the moody Deschutes River. Highlights inclu ...
Bend, OR - Birding,Hiking,Mountain Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 2
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The Big Obsidian Flow Trail is an easy and convenient way to check out Oregon’s youngest lava flow. Located in Newberry National Volcanic Monument, this fascinating path crosses the lava flow and high ...
Bend, OR - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 0.7
This very popular loop route takes you on a tour of a high alpine meadow, with bubbling Canyon Creek flowing through it. In addition, you’ll enjoy spectacular views of the jagged spires of Three Finge ...
Bend, OR - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.5
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This route takes you to the base of Chimney Rock—a prominent formation located high above the Crooked River. Along the way, you’ll walk through a high-desert ecosystem of sage and juniper and enjoy vi ...
Bend, OR - Birding,Hiking - Trail Length: 2.8
The route travels high above the swirling Whychus Creek through a stark lodgepole pine forest that was blackened by the Pole Creek Fire. It climbs to a viewpoint of Chush Falls with opportunities to c ...
Sisters, OR - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
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This hike is located just outside of Sisters and is part of a vast network of hiking and mountain bike trails that are part of the Sisters community trail system, Sisters Trail Alliance. This hike tak ...
Sisters, OR - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5
This beautiful trail follows the course of the crystal-clear, spring-fed Fall River. This uncrowded route takes you through immense groves of ponderosa pine trees and offers many scenic viewpoints of ...
Bend, OR - Birding,Fishing,Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.4
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This easy route, located in downtown Bend, rambles along a scenic section of the Deschutes River. The trail begins at First Street Rapids Park and heads north along the river’s edge. After about a mil ...
Bend, OR - Hiking,Mountain Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 7.8
This route explores the Flatiron Trail and the Ancient Juniper Trail in the Oregon Badlands Wilderness. The hike takes you through a high desert landscape of old-growth juniper to the summit of Flatir ...
Bend, OR - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 6.6
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This route travels through a fragrant sage-and-juniper landscape of the Crooked River National Grasslands. At the trail’s turnaround point, you’ll have grand views of the Central Cascade Mountains. ...
Terrebonne, OR - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.8
This popular hike parallels enchanting Fall Creek and leads you to the Green Lakes Basin. You can admire this group of high Cascade lakes and also enjoy views of South Sister and Broken Top. This b ...
Bend, OR - Hiking - Trail Length: 9-11
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This short, scenic route takes you to a small alpine lake, with gorgeous views of snowcapped Mount Washington. Begin this hike by crossing the highway (use caution) to the signed trailhead. Start h ...
Sisters, OR - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 1
This popular route takes you to a spectacular viewpoint of the natural spring that is the source for the Metolius River. This short hike follows a wide paved path to a bubbling spring that is the s ...
Camp Sherman, OR - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 0.5
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This route combines two trails: the Trail of the Molten Land and the Trail of the Whispering Pines, which are both accessed from the Lava Lands Visitor Center. The first trail takes you on a journey t ...
Bend, OR - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.4
This route explores the moonlike landscape of the Yapoah Crater Lava Flow in the Mount Washington Wilderness. As an added bonus, you can explore the unique Dee Wright Observatory. This hike explore ...
Sisters, OR - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 0.5
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This stretch of the Pacific Crest Trail traverses rock-strewn, moonlike terrain on its way to the summit of Little Belknap Crater. Along the way you’ll pass lava rock, lava tubes, and fascinating cave ...
Sisters, OR - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.2
This is a scenic mountain lake hike where you will walk through a shady hemlock forest to North and South Matthieu Lakes. These high lakes are great for swimming in July and August and have establishe ...
Sisters, OR - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 6.2
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This route follows Mill Creek and crosses it many times over 2.7 miles where you’ll have many opportunities to view a variety of wildlife and admire seasonal wildflowers. Be sure to bring sandals or o ...
Bend, OR - Birding,Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 5.4-10.5
This scenic river hike takes you along the banks of the Deschutes River in the Old Mill District—a popular shopping area in Bend. The route starts in Farewell Bend Park and completes a loop past sever ...
Bend, OR - Hiking,Mountain Biking,Road Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 2.7
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