Bend, OR Trails and Parks

Bend has 315 trails in the vicinity, including 166 hiking trails and 77 for mountain biking. These trails range from 0 to 112.5 miles in length. The most popular trails are Green Lakes, South Sister and Benham Falls to Slough Meadow. Trails.com member Alex M. recently completed Moraine Lake.
  • Green LakesView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  4 to 5 hours
    •  9 miles
    •  Guide

    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 ...

  • McKenzie River TrailView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  3 to 7 hours
    •  24.4 miles
    •  Guide

    On the west side of the Cascade Range, midway between Bend and Eugene. A classic ride. This trail highlights the best of Oregon with mountain ...

  • Squaw Creek FallsView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  1 hour
    •  1.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike takes you to a viewpoint of the swirling cascade of Squaw Creek Falls in Deschutes National Forest. Start hiking on this dirt path ...

  • Phil's Trail: Long LoopView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  2 to 4 hours
    •  22.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Just west of bend in the foothills leading up toward the Swampy Lakes area. Incredible singletrack cruising through the forest, occasional views, ...

  • Green Lakes LoopView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    •  2.5 to 3.5 hours
    •  11.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This gorgeous (and very popular) route travels uphill paralleling enchanting Fall Creek and then enters the Green Lakes Basin. The return loop ...

  • Devils Lake to Moraine Lake LoopView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  6 hours
    •  6.8 miles
    •  Guide

    The trip to Moraine Lake is a day hike into a high Cascades truly alpine setting.

  • Deschutes River Trail - Benham Falls to Slough MeadowView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    •  3 hours
    •  4.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This route follows the southern segment of the Deschutes River Trail. It takes you through a magnificent old-growth ponderosa pine forest along ...

  • Bachelor-Sparks-Lava LoopView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  3 to 5 hours
    •  28 miles
    •  Guide

    West of Bend in the high lakes area. Fun blend of technical and fast singletrack, mountain views, and Lava Lake.

  • Lava Lake to Sparks Lake: Trails 4 & 99View Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  3-4 hours
    •  22.6 miles
    •  Guide

    The trail is on the west side of Mt. Bachelor, 30 miles west of Bend. Tread: singletrack. Hazards: This remote trail requires that you come prepared ...

  • Cultus Lake LoopView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    After completing this ride around Cultus Lake, you will feel like your trip to this corner of the forest has been well rewarded. This loop is ...

  • Benham FallsView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  Day hike
    •  1.4 miles
    •  Guide

    A scenic hike, easy for kids, along the Deschutes River. The ponderosa pines and a number of hardwoods make the trail a nice place to be come ...

  • Benham Falls to Slough MeadowView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  4.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This route follows the southern segment of the Deschutes River Trail. It takes you through a magnificent old-growth ponderosa pine forest along ...

  • Fall RiverView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    •  2.5 to 3.5 hours
    •  6.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This beautiful trail follows the course of the crystal-clear, spring-fed Fall River. This uncrowded route takes you through immense groves of ...

  • Head of the Metolius RiverView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  30 minutes
    •  0.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This popular route takes you to a spectacular viewpoint of the natural spring that is the source for the Metolius River.

  • Chimney RockView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  1 to 1.5 hours
    •  2.6 miles
    •  Guide

    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 ...

  • Deschutes River, Upper - Wickiup Reservoir to BendView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    • Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing  
    •  58 miles
    •  Guide

    The Deschutes River has many faces, ranging from a warm smile of flatwater to an angry, snarling glare of whitewater and waterfalls, paired with ...

  • Mill Creek WildernessView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  5.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Located in the 17,000-acre Mill Creek Wilderness of the Ochoco National Forest, this route takes you on a trek along bubbling Mill Creek, passing ...

  • North Fork - Flagline LoopView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  2 to 4 hours
    •  20.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This loop is 13 miles west of Bend, beginning in the Bridge Creek Burn and heading up to the flanks of Broken Top Mountain. There are seven waterfalls ...

  • Bend Riverside TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  30 minutes to 1 hour
    •  5.9 miles
    •  Guide

    Near Deschutes River on the north side of Bend, leading to a canyon overlook with views of Mount Jefferson and ranchland to the north. This ...

  • Sparks LakeView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    • Fishing  
    •  Best Way to Fish: canoe, float tube
    •  Guide

    A good brook trout fishery, clear, shallow Sparks Lake, with its wary fish population, makes for a challenging outing for any fly fisher. Nestled ...

  • Crane Prairie ReservoirView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    • Fishing  
    •  Best Way to Fish: boat, float tube
    •  Guide

    One of the famed lakes along the Cascade Lakes Highway, Crane Prairie Reservoir is nearly 5 square miles in size and formed by a dam on the upper ...

  • Lava Cast ForestView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    • Hiking  
    •  Day hike
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    An easy loop hike for young and old alike, with a close-up look at an enormous lava flow. As you tour the trail, map/brochure in hand, note that ...

  • Irish Mountain-Mink Lake LoopView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    •  3–5 days
    •  37 miles
    •  Guide

    When the “10,000 Lakes” of Minnesota get tired of the cold weather and flat terrain back home, they go on vacation to the southern Three Sisters ...

  • South SisterView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    • Snowshoeing  
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    Here’s a test of your quadriceps. This potentially grueling climb up the southernmost peak in the Three Sisters Wilderness is a great springtime ...

  • Desert on Display: The High Desert MuseumView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    • Nature Trips  
    •  2 hours plus driving time
    •  Guide

    This world-class museum features a host of innovative exhibits interpreting the natural and human history of the High Desert, a region that includes ...