Tumalo Loop Road

Deschutes National Forest, Oregon

Elevation Gain477ft
Trailhead Elevation5,268ft
Elevation Min/Max4938/5400ft
Elevation Start/End5268/5268ft

Tumalo Loop Road

Tumalo Loop Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Deschutes County, Oregon. It is within Deschutes National Forest. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 5,268 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 477 feet. This trail connects with the following: Mrazek Trail and Nfd 4602-210.

Tumalo Loop Road Professional Review and Guide

"Only 10 miles west of Bend, the Tumalo Creek area offers easy beginner trails, unique scenery, and relative solitude. An easy road tour follows Tumalo Creek through a broad, open valley, culminating at the base of 97-foot-high Tumalo Falls. The route to the falls passes a large burn area.

In 1979, the Bridge Creek Fire, started by a campfire, destroyed more than 4000 acres of old-growth forest in the Bridge Creek Watershed. The area has been replanted with ponderosa pine, but growth is slow and the new trees are still small. Unfortunately, snow conditions are unreliable here. This valley does not get a lot of snow, and the snow melts quickly in warm weather. Try to visit after a recent snowfall. Track Quality: Good classic skiing, no skating"

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Trail Information

Deschutes National Forest
Nearby City
Deschutes National Forest
Easy to Moderate
Skill Level
Bend - Fort Rock Ranger District, Deschutes National Forest
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Aug 2018