Deschutes River Trail (Aspen to Big Eddy) is a 2 mile out and back trail located near Sunriver, OR that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
cross country skiing
ike all the other sections of the Deschutes River Trail, the mile or so from Aspen to Big Eddy are a mix of willow flats, raging rapids, slow meanders, and higher ridges. It's a great little out and back hike, but for the full effect, team it up with the sections upstream or downstream for a longer hike.