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Length
11.5 miles
Elevation
239'
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Trail Reports

  • Robin Budd April 25, 2019 at 12:27 pmRode Cougar Woods, Big Pine and Deschutes loops yesterday. Cougar Woods was more of a cyclocross experience, lots of downed trees across the trail. Otherwise great conditions.
  • Joe Myers April 24, 2019 at 11:14 amCan’t wait to hear about Newberry. Plan to help log it out once it’s ready.
  • Dan Bileddo April 24, 2019 at 10:00 amI noodled around Cougar Woods and Big Pine and had no issues whatsoever yesterday. It inspired me to ride up to Paulina today to see how far I can get without committing ecoterrorism......report to come
  • Barkley The Trail Dog February 3, 2019 at 10:29 amHiked this yesterday. Mud puddles, water puddles, packed snow and ice. No bueno!
  • Patrecia Hedges December 28, 2018 at 10:07 pmTrails on the west side of the river were well travelled and hard packed, but a bit choppy from foot travel. Trails east of the river had less tracking, except for a big kitty cat on the appropriately named Cougar Woods Loop!!
  • Keith Christensen March 29, 2018 at 11:26 amAs of this morning I cleared the last of the downed trees on the trails. The trails are 85%- 90% dry as of today still some spots of freeze/thaw but good from Fall River to Lapine state park.
  • Scott Sichler June 17, 2017 at 10:59 amTrails look to be in good condition. No Llamas sighted.
 

Trail Description

About 30 minutes south of Bend, Oregon the La Pine State Park trails meander along the banks of the Deschutes and Fall Rivers for approximately 11 miles with many MTB loop options which can shorten or extend your ride. The terrain is mostly level with no real climbs or technical challenges making this a great ride for families or novice mountain bikers who want to get out on the trails — but don’t have a lot of experience.

The trails are well-signed and maintained with markers at each junction and are multi-use so you’ll likely encounter horses, hikers, other mountain bikers, or a group of Llamas (one of the weirdest things I’ve ever come across on Bend Trails).

Mostly single track, with a few old double track sections, these trails are typical Central Oregon sand, so they’ll be very soft and loose in the summer months.

One of the cool things about La Pine State Park are the gigantic old-growth Ponderosa and Lodgepole pines. A highlight of the Big Pine Loop is a massive tree named “Big Red” that’s over 500 years old and 27′ in in circumference (you can’t miss it).

For information about the park or camping opportunities, visit the official Oregon State Parks webpage.

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Trail Reports » La Pine State Park

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  1. Robin Budd says:

    Rode Cougar Woods, Big Pine and Deschutes loops yesterday. Cougar Woods was more of a cyclocross experience, lots of downed trees across the trail. Otherwise great conditions.

  2. Dan Bileddo says:

    I noodled around Cougar Woods and Big Pine and had no issues whatsoever yesterday. It inspired me to ride up to Paulina today to see how far I can get without committing ecoterrorism……report to come

    1. Joe Myers says:

      Can’t wait to hear about Newberry. Plan to help log it out once it’s ready.

  3. Barkley The Trail Dog says:

    Hiked this yesterday. Mud puddles, water puddles, packed snow and ice. No bueno!

  4. Patrecia Hedges says:

    Trails on the west side of the river were well travelled and hard packed, but a bit choppy from foot travel. Trails east of the river had less tracking, except for a big kitty cat on the appropriately named Cougar Woods Loop!!

  5. Keith Christensen says:

    As of this morning I cleared the last of the downed trees on the trails. The trails are 85%- 90% dry as of today still some spots of freeze/thaw but good from Fall River to Lapine state park.

  6. Scott Sichler says:

    Trails look to be in good condition. No Llamas sighted.

  7. Clint Hardeman says:

    Took a break from Portland and was hoping to ride this today with my 9 y.o. Too much snow to get further that a few feet into the trail.

  8. Scott Wilkinson says:

    We family-camped at LaPine S.P. two weekends ago and rode these trails for the first time. We pulled our 2 kids behind in WeeHoo’s (kind of like trail-a-bikes but with bucket seats) and had a blast. I’m an advanced rider but really enjoyed these trails.

    There are 3 somewhat steep but short climbs (for beginners and hauling a kid in a WeeHoo), otherwise the trails were level and smooth, with some really twisty bits closer to the Fall River end.

    A great place to take beginners, family, or just to go for a mellow, scenic ride. :-)

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