Best Mountain Biking in Oregon

This list represents the most popular mountain biking in Oregon. Use this list to plan your next Oregon mountain biking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. Deschutes River Trail


Along the Deschutes River between Bend and Sunriver. Beautiful scenery, including three class 5 falls on the Deschutes river and lava flows; rolling singletrack.…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Bend"
Bend, OR - Mountain Biking - 30 miles Best Trail in or - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
Published by Falcon Guides

#2. Henry Hagg Lake Trail


This is a popular hiking trail, so watch for traffic on the road portions of the loop. Expect to pay an entrance fee. Highlights: Fun trail, deep forest, and views of the lake. Tread: 12.4 miles s…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Portland"
Forest Grove, OR - Mountain Biking - 14.5 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#3. Leif Erikson Drive - Wildwood Loop


The route travels on singletrack trails and a doubletrack gravel road through the scenic treed setting of Forest Park. Tree roots. Bridge crossings. This loop route takes you on a wild and free run th…
From the guidebook "Trail Running Oregon"
Portland, OR - Hiking, Mountain Biking, Trail Running - 7.9 miles BestHiking, Mountain Biking, Trail Running Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#4. Forest Park / Leif Erikson Drive


Leif Erikson Drive is a wide, well-maintained, gravel thoroughfare; it winds through the middle of Forest Park for 11.2 miles. From the eastern end of the park at Thurman Road, Leif Erikson Drive clim…
From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Oregon"
Portland, OR - Mountain Biking - 22.4 miles
Published by Menasha Ridge Press

#5. Eightmile Loop Trail


A stay at the lookout tower at Fivemile Butte has you positioned to explore miles of top-notch single-track. The many riding opportunities are attractive, what's more, the lookout is very cool. The…
From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Oregon"
Mount Hood, OR - Mountain Biking - 7 miles
Published by Menasha Ridge Press

#6. McKenzie River National Recreation Trail


Details are for north to south ride. This ride really is a treasure. The trail closely follows the river and passes through many contrasting environments. The northern end traverses an area of recent…
From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Oregon"
McKenzie Bridge, OR - Mountain Biking - 27 miles
Published by Menasha Ridge Press

#7. McKenzie River Trail


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 views, lush old-growth forest, and unbelievably clear ri…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Bend"
Bend, OR - Mountain Biking - 24.4 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#8. Phil's Trail: Long Loop


Just west of bend in the foothills leading up toward the Swampy Lakes area. Incredible singletrack cruising through the forest, occasional views, lots of wildlife.…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Bend"
Bend, OR - Mountain Biking - 22.8 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#9. Surveyor's Ridge


This trail is one of the classic singletrack Oregon rides that has everything an avid cyclist could ever want—creek crossings, rocks, roots, gravel, steep ascents, and a gutwrenching, arm-aching desce…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Oregon: Northwest & Central Oregon"
Hood River, OR - Mountain Biking - 24.4 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#10. Powell Butte


Highlights: Fun singletrack in the city; nice views and good exercise. Tread: Singletrack; gravel and pavement. Hazards: Lots of hikers and equestrians use this park so it’s very important to contro…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Portland"
Portland, OR - Mountain Biking
Published by Falcon Guides

#11. Nels Rogers-University Falls Loop Trail


Forty-three miles west of Portland. Tread: Dirt singletrack for 6.5 miles, gravel for 1 mile. Hazards: Watch and listen for ATV's at trail and road crossings. Portions of trail may be slippery, ev…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Oregon"
Portland, OR - Mountain Biking - 7.5 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#12. Bachelor-Sparks-Lava Loop


West of Bend in the high lakes area. Fun blend of technical and fast singletrack, mountain views, and Lava Lake.…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Bend"
Bend, OR - Mountain Biking - 28 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#13. McKenzie River


Winding along the crystal-clear, fast-flowing McKenzie River, this classic singletrack trail twists its way through a forested ecosystem characterized by majestic stands of old-growth Douglas fir and…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Oregon: Northwest & Central Oregon"
McKenzie Bridge, OR - Mountain Biking - 26.5 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#14. Powell Butte Park


Southeast Portland metro area. Tread: Mountain View Trail, .6 mile, is paved. The other trails are singletracks with gravel, hardpack, and cobble surfaces. Hazards: Watch for other Park users. Ma…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Oregon"
Portland, OR - Mountain Biking - 5.7 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#15. Timothy Creek


This gorgeous lake ride is a great introduction to riding singletrack. The ride meanders around the great expanse of Timothy Lake, situated in the Mount Hood National Forest. You'll have multiple oppo…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Oregon: Northwest & Central Oregon"
Sandy, OR - Mountain Biking - 13.8 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#16. Surveyor's Ridge Trail


The trail is mostly single-track. Parts of the trail require excellent bike-handling skills, while others are smooth. This loop utilizes 12.4 miles of the trail, with a return on paved and gravel road…
From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Oregon"
Mount Hood, OR - Mountain Biking - 20 miles
Published by Menasha Ridge Press

#17. Minto-Brown Island Park


This easy loop route explores Minto–Brown Island Park in Salem. It features views of the Willamette River, cool shady forest, open sunny pastures, and opportunities to view amazing bird life. Trail su…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Oregon: Northwest & Central Oregon"
Salem, OR - Mountain Biking - 5.8 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#18. Cultus Lake Loop


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 reason enough to plan a trip to this neck of the woods. Mo…
From the guidebook "Mountain Bike! Oregon"
Bend, OR - Mountain Biking - 12 miles
Published by Menasha Ridge Press

#19. Tillamook State Forest


Located in the Tillamook State Forest, this fun route is a smorgasbord of roots, rocks, stump jumps, and rock gardens that will test your technical prowess. Thrown into this mix are many short, intens…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Oregon: Northwest & Central Oregon"
Hillsboro, OR - Mountain Biking - 8.2 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#20. Hagg Lake


The 15-mile Hagg Lake Trail offers cyclists some of the finest singletrack near the City of Roses. The route, following the contours of Henry Hagg Lake, offers all flavors of mountain bike terrain—twi…
From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Oregon: Northwest & Central Oregon"
Forest Grove, OR - Mountain Biking - 15.1 miles
Published by Falcon Guides