Best trails in Deschutes National Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Deschutes National Forest, Oregon? AllTrails has 159 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 76 moderate trails in Deschutes National Forest ranging from 1.1 to 368.5 miles and from 3,198 to 7,775 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description
The Deschutes National Forest is a United States National Forest located in parts of Deschutes, Klamath, Lake, and Jefferson counties in central Oregon. It comprises 1.8 million acres along the east side of the Cascade Range.
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Map of trails in Deschutes National Forest
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#1 - Green Lakes
Deschutes National Forest
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Length: 9.1 mi • Est. 4 h 28 m
Green Lakes is a 9.1 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Bend, Oregon that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used Show more
#2 - Tumalo Falls via Tumalo Creek Trail
Deschutes National Forest
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Length: 6.5 mi • Est. 3 h 1 m
As of May 28, 2020, users have reported that the gate is currently closed. Adding an additional ~4 plus miles roundtrip. Note: Parking can be difficult for the this trail. $5 parking Show more
#3 - Canyon Creek Meadows Loop
Deschutes National Forest
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Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 4 h 4 m
Beautiful flower meadows and a hike up the East side of Three Fingered Jack. This very popular loop route takes you on a tour of a high alpine meadow, with bubbling Canyon Creek flowing through it. IShow more
#4 - Broken Top Trail to No Name Lake and Bend Glacier
Deschutes National Forest
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Length: 15.2 mi • Est. 8 h 4 m
A valid Recreation Pass is required at the Tumalo Falls trailhead.Show more
#5 - Black Butte Trail
Deschutes National Forest
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 2 h 37 m
Black Butte Trail is a 3.9 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Camp Sherman, Oregon that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of acShow more
#6 - Tumalo Mountain Trail
Deschutes National Forest
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 2 h 29 m
This mountain has one of the best views in central Oregon that easily accessible. To the north is broken top mountain with the high alpine scenery. To the southwest is mount bachelor. There is minimalShow more
#7 - Tumalo Falls Loop
Deschutes National Forest
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 3 h 39 m
Users have reported that the gate is subject to weather related closures which can make the trail longer by foot. Loop trail past Tumalo Falls, Doulble Falls, Upper Falls, North Fork Falls, and SpringShow more
#8 - Tam McArthur Rim Trail
Deschutes National Forest
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Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 2 h 55 m
As of 4/15/2019, the road leading to the trailhead is closed. Please check with the park for more information. Hike in the Three Sisters Wilderness with a great view of Three Creek Lake. From the ThShow more
#9 - Upper Chush Falls via Whychus Creek Falls Trail
Deschutes National Forest
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Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 2 h 53 m
Upper Chush Falls via Whychus Creek Falls Trail is a 5.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Sisters, Oregon that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail oShow more
#10 - Matthieu Lakes Trail
Deschutes National Forest
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 3 h 7 m
Please note: road may close - please research prior to your visit. Nice day hike near Sisters Oregon in the Three Sisters Wilderness Area. The trip up to South Lake has an elevation change about 800 Show more
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