Pilot Butte

EASY 79 reviews

Pilot Butte is a 1.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Bend, Oregon that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and road biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
469 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

road biking

trail running

walking

views

snow

A quick hike up for a 360 degree view of the high desert. It's a quick mile each way from the base to the summit, short enough that there's a kiosk showing the trail running times to get to the top. Once you reach the top, there are views of all the Oregon Cascades and the surrounding high desert.

hiking
11 days ago

love this short little hike up Pilot Butte. only takes about 20 min to get to the top and has beautiful views of Bend.

16 days ago

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1 month ago

great for what it is...good for exercise in town, great view of Bend, Oregon.

1 month ago

scenic driving
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trail running
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hiking
3 months ago

Nice 360 views of the area at the top. A good quickie option if you can't get further out of town.

walking
3 months ago

hiking
3 months ago

You are walking up pavement to a great view of Bend and the surrounding area. Be careful of cars and bikes on the road as there is not much room on the pavement. This review is not for the trail head which is different.

hiking
4 months ago

4 months ago