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1,585 mi 2,550 km of trail 12 Featured Hikes

Easy Trails 310 Trails Intermediate Trails 63 Trails Hard Trails 10 Trails
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Featured Hikes in Deschutes National Forest - 11

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Favorite North and Middle Sisters from South Sister Summit
Difficult

South Sister Climber Trail #36

12.2 mi 19.7 km • Out and Back • 4,875 ft Ascent 1485.97 m Ascent

(12) Deschut…, OR
Favorite Green Lakes in front of Broken Top
Intermediate

Green Lakes

9.6 mi 15.4 km • Out and Back • 1,154 ft Ascent 351.78 m Ascent

(11) Deschut…, OR
Favorite On the way to Diamond View Lake
Intermediate/Difficult

Odell to Windigo Loop

54.6 mi 87.8 km • Loop • 6,018 ft Ascent 1834.37 m Ascent

(1) La Pine, OR
Favorite On the way to Diamond View Lake
Intermediate/Difficult

Diamond Peak Loop

24.8 mi 39.9 km • Loop • 2,816 ft Ascent 858.18 m Ascent

(3) Oakridge, OR
Favorite View of three sisters from ridge
Intermediate/Difficult

Broken Top Loop

23.5 mi 37.9 km • Loop • 3,521 ft Ascent 1073.33 m Ascent

(5) Sisters, OR
Favorite Mt Bachelor in background (Mili fire of 2017 providing smoke).
Intermediate/Difficult

Paulina Peak

5.7 mi 9.2 km • Out and Back • 1,601 ft Ascent 487.89 m Ascent

(5) La Pine, OR
Favorite A snow-decorated Tumalo Falls is your wintertime reward along the North Fork Trail.
Intermediate

North Fork to Bridge Creek Loop

7.2 mi 11.5 km • Out and Back • 1,128 ft Ascent 343.89 m Ascent

(7) Deschut…, OR
Favorite Fenced in Sand Spring - please treat all water sources.
Intermediate

Oregon Desert Trail (Seg. 2): Sand Spring to Squaw Flat

17.5 mi 28.1 km • Point to Point • 666 ft Ascent 202.99 m Ascent

(2) La Pine, OR
Favorite Nice singletrack through the trees.
Intermediate

Swampy Lakes Loop

7.8 mi 12.5 km • Loop • 700 ft Ascent 213.29 m Ascent

(2) Deschut…, OR
Favorite Paulina Creek
Easy/Intermediate

Paulina Lake Out and Back

11.8 mi 19.0 km • Out and Back • 1,593 ft Ascent 485.6 m Ascent

(1) La Pine, OR
Favorite Diamond Peak.
Easy/Intermediate

Pacific Crest Trail to Midnight Lake

7.2 mi 11.6 km • Out and Back • 820 ft Ascent 250.03 m Ascent

(1) La Pine, OR

Trails in Deschutes National Forest - 371

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2.2 mi 3.5 km #1Broken Top Trail to No Name Lake
Intermediate
Bend, OR
Intermediate
2.2 mi 3.5 km Bend, OR
5.3 mi 8.5 km #2Black Butte Trail #26
Intermediate/Difficult
Sisters, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
5.3 mi 8.5 km Sisters, OR
14.5 mi 23.4 km #3Deschutes River Hiking Trail
Easy
Deschutes River Woods, OR
Easy
14.5 mi 23.4 km Deschutes River Woods, OR
3.9 mi 6.2 km #4North Fork Trail
Intermediate
Bend, OR
Intermediate
3.9 mi 6.2 km Bend, OR
20.8 mi 33.5 km #5Green Lakes Trail #17
Intermediate
Deschutes River Woods, OR
Intermediate
20.8 mi 33.5 km Deschutes River Woods, OR
77.0 mi 123.9 km #6PCT: Highway 58 to Highway 242 (McKenzie Pass)
Easy/Intermediate
La Pine, OR
Easy/Intermediate
77.0 mi 123.9 km La Pine, OR
2.2 mi 3.5 km #7Tumalo Mountain Trail #38
Difficult
Deschutes River Woods, OR
Difficult
2.2 mi 3.5 km Deschutes River Woods, OR
4.1 mi 6.6 km #8Tiddlywinks Lower
Intermediate/Difficult
Deschutes River Woods, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
4.1 mi 6.6 km Deschutes River Woods, OR
0.4 mi 0.6 km #9Lava Butte Rim Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Deschutes River Woods, OR
Easy/Intermediate
0.4 mi 0.6 km Deschutes River Woods, OR
0.6 mi 1.0 km #10Trail of the Molten Land (Accessible)
Easy
Deschutes River Woods, OR
Easy
0.6 mi 1.0 km Deschutes River Woods, OR
3.0 mi 4.8 km #11Sunrise to Summit Trail
Difficult
Deschutes River Woods, OR
Difficult
3.0 mi 4.8 km Deschutes River Woods, OR
9.8 mi 15.7 km #12PRT East
Easy
Sisters, OR
Easy
9.8 mi 15.7 km Sisters, OR
7.0 mi 11.2 km #13Paulina Lakeshore Loop Trail
Easy/Intermediate
La Pine, OR
Easy/Intermediate
7.0 mi 11.2 km La Pine, OR
8.7 mi 14.0 km #14PRT West
Easy/Intermediate
Sisters, OR
Easy/Intermediate
8.7 mi 14.0 km Sisters, OR
3.6 mi 5.8 km #15Black Crater Trail #4058
Difficult
Sisters, OR
Difficult
3.6 mi 5.8 km Sisters, OR
2.6 mi 4.1 km #16Tam McArthur Rim Trail #4078
Intermediate
Sisters, OR
Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.1 km Sisters, OR
5.0 mi 8.1 km #17Broken Top Trail #10
Intermediate
Bend, OR
Intermediate
5.0 mi 8.1 km Bend, OR
0.8 mi 1.3 km #18Demaris Lake Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Sisters, OR
Easy/Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.3 km Sisters, OR
20.0 mi 32.3 km #19Crater Rim Trail #3957
Easy/Intermediate
La Pine, OR
Easy/Intermediate
20.0 mi 32.3 km La Pine, OR
4.0 mi 6.5 km #20Middle Flagline
Easy/Intermediate
Deschutes River Woods, OR
Easy/Intermediate
4.0 mi 6.5 km Deschutes River Woods, OR

Photos of Deschutes National Forest - 175

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View of three sisters from ridge
Jul 27, 2018 near Bend, OR
Tarn at the base of Lewis Glacier
Jul 12, 2018 near Sisters, OR
Sisters from Bachelor
Jul 12, 2018 near Deschut…, OR
Jefferson, Broken Top, Hood, and Adams from Mount Bachelor
Jul 12, 2018 near Deschut…, OR
Sisters and Broken Top from Mount Bachelor
Jul 12, 2018 near Deschut…, OR
A snow-decorated Tumalo Falls is your wintertime reward along the North Fork Trail.
Mar 6, 2017 near Deschut…, OR
First look at unnamed lake
Jul 27, 2018 near Bend, OR
Green Lakes in front of Broken Top
May 19, 2019 near Bend, OR

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