LaPine State Park South Loop

Bend, Oregon 97707

LaPine State Park South Loop

LaPine State Park: South Loop Professional Review and Guide

"The state of Oregon is known for its towering timber, and LaPine State Park is home to one such ancient wooden giant. The 500-year-old Oregon Heritage Tree, appropriately nicknamed the Big Tree, is the largest ponderosa pine in Oregon, with a whopping circumference of 28 feet 11 inches.

It used to be the tallest as well, at 191 feet, until a storm took its crown (literally) down to its current 162-foot height. On the South Loop, you’ll run by for a close-up of the famous pine, along with several great overlooks of the
Deschutes River along the way."

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Trail Information

Bend
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
3.9
Distance
65 feet
Elevation Gain
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
Year-round, sunrise–sunset. Best: Fall
Season
LaPine State Park, 541-536-2071, tinyurl.com/lapinestatepark
Local Contacts
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Jul 2018