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Pilot Butte Trail

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

0.9 mile 1.5 kilometer point to point
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 471' 143 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 4,139' 1,262 m
Low: 3,669' 1,118 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 17% (10°)

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Trail shared by Kirsten Kuhn

A steep, short climb with great views.

Kirsten Kuhn

Features Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This is a spiral trail ascending Pilot Butte with great views of the nearby mountains. The trail can be crowded on weekends.

Flora & Fauna

A mountain lion has been spotted here in the past!

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Aug 5, 2019
Karp Karp
Jul 5, 2019
Vilay Khandelwal
Apr 17, 2019
Brandon Sullivan
1.5mi — 14h 15m
Feb 23, 2019
Tommy Sims
Snow! Snow! Snow!
Jan 3, 2019
Jose Graterol
Feb 22, 2018
Chris Henningsen
Jan 7, 2018
Matt Luck
Oct 4, 2017
Jenni Herold
1.8mi

Trail Ratings

  3.9 from 11 votes

#2

in Bend

#7221

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  3.9 from 11 votes
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Trail Rankings

#2

in Bend

#200

in Oregon

#7,221

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1,337 Since May 22, 2015
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Evening view of the mountains from Pilot Butte
May 22, 2015 near Bend, OR

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