Best Trail Running Trails in Oregon

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on Deschutes River Trail
2 days ago

hiking

Trail is a mixture of runners, people with dogs, and mountain bikers. It's a dirt trail that is mostly flat. Walking along the river was really pretty but to/from was just okay. Keep track of which paths you've taken because it isn't marked at all. Overall pretty, close to Bend, and very dog friendly!

on Proxy Falls Loop Trail
2 days ago

hiking

Beautiful, pretty easy trail with a few steep spots and climbing over or under fallen trees. My dog and I loved it!

on Linear Trail
2 days ago

very nice system of trails

on Green Lakes Trail
3 days ago

Amazing hike, river all along the way up and a gorgeous set of lakes at the top. Long distance but easy in difficulty. Recommended to us by locals!

on Cooper Spur Trail
3 days ago

Great views of Elliot Glacier. Trail is longer than 5.8 miles.

on Mirror Lake Loop Trail
3 days ago

Beautiful wooded trail with great Mt. Hood view.

on Opal Creek Trail
3 days ago

backpacking

This was our first backpacking trip. There were 2 adults and 6 children ages 7-14. Leading up to this trip i had trouble finding information about camp sites. I will share with you what we found.
There were a few campsite options about 2 miles in at Merten mill(where the first bunch of old mining equipment is), if you don't mind everyone entering this wilderness hiking by your site.
Once you get onto the kopetski trail another 1/4 mile down the road( take a right over the wooden bridge), the forest is real dense and we didn't notice any suitable areas for a camp until just after slide falls(2 3/4 miles into the hike).
This is where we camped(slide falls) and the site was big enough for 3-4 small tents. From here until opal pool the forest thins out and we saw 5(maybe 6)
other sites suitable for camping that would accommodate multiple tents.
On the gravel road we only saw 2 small sites suitable for only 1 tent, these also were just past slide falls.
None of the pools or waterfalls are marked except opal pool. We never did find sawmill falls (somewhere in the vicinity of merten mill).
We did find slide falls, only because other people were there. We all had a blast playing in the pool and going down the slide. In the afternoon it got really crowded, so I would suggest getting there early.
I hope this was helpful to future backpackers.

on Henline Falls Trail
3 days ago

hiking

Super short and simple hike. little water fall is nice. There is a little pool at the bottom of the falls. If you're the first one there its all good but when people see they can hike there It can get pretty busy for such a small area.

on Hoyt Arboretum Trails
3 days ago

I love the area and the international rose test garden is just right around the corner!

on Tryon Creek State Park Tr...
3 days ago

hiking

This is a great all weather trail close in. Good for cool, rainy days.

on Roxy Ann Peak Trail
4 days ago

hiking

many trails .. awesome little hike...clean ..very little trash ..

on Proxy Falls Loop Trail
4 days ago

Beautiful falls and an easy hike.