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Whychus Rim and Creek Loop is a 4.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Sisters, Oregon that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nature trips and is best used from May until October.

Length 4.7 mi Elevation gain 505 ft Route type Loop

Kid friendly

Hiking

Nature trips

Walking

Running

River

Views

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Reviews (56)
Photos (64)
Recordings (45)
Completed (77)
Joan Schmidt
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Hiking

We did this hike on 6/20. It was hot. I would dispute the “easy” rating as there were some really steep sections with slippery sandy footing. I was glad I had a stick and wished I had 2. When I see “all skill levels,” I think I could take my 74 year old hip replacement patient mom on that trail- this would have been dangerous for her. We really enjoyed the views of the canyon. We saw a lizard, but it didn’t photograph well. We didn’t see anyone else on the whole hike- maybe they’re smart enough not to hike at midday in the desert.

wendi .
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Hiking

Nice late morning/early afternoon hike. We saw one other person on a Wednesday, and there were no other cars at the trailhead. Had lunch on a big rock right on the creek. It’s not isolated—there are mansions overlooking the canyon across Wychus Creek—but they don’t interfere with the canyon vistas, the sound of the creek, and views of the mountains. Nice wildflowers and good information at the trailhead and signage along the path. Dusty even in June, so be prepared as summer progresses.

La Mo
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Hiking

The trailhead is easily accessible and was open as of mid June. The gravel road is in good condition. There's an out house at the trailhead. The walk itself is okay with some nice views and lots of flowers. There are a lot of houses across the canyon. When we did the creek portion, we couldn't see the creek because the trail kept us away from it. Dogs do need to be leashed.

Megan A.
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HikingClosed

Trail is now closed due to Covid-19

Jomaris Vargas
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Hiking

Nice trail, great views of the canyon. Tons of giant fuzzy bee’s everywhere so beware!

Adam Clark
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Closed

Trail and parking area is currently closed due to COVID-19

Caitlin King
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Hiking

Nice trail- open during all of the other trail closures. Leads to the Overlook of the Three Sisters.

Ellisse Dickey
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Hiking

Great trail with access to the creek so the dogs could play. Will go back.

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Melinda Hughes
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There were some muddy spots in the shade since the snow is still melting, but the weather was perfect. Dogs are allowed on leash.

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Norm D.
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Hiking

Trail in good shape even after heavy rain night before. Good views. Easy to access from highway. Not much cover so not great on hot day.

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Star M.
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Hiking

wychus Creek

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Ben Creighton
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HikingNo shade

Not the best trail to be on in the middle of August; hot, dry and dusty with no cover. To be expected I guess, but if you want to see wildflowers in bloom, now is not the time. Not a very colorful hike, unless your favorite color is brown. The portion that parallels the river is much prettier, and the view of the canyon from the rim is quite nice. Otherwise not much to see here in my opinion. If you hike this trail counter clockwise, be prepared for a bit of a challenge with a pretty steep ascent during the final mile of your hike.

Ponda Maden
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HikingBugs

Fun trail! Wildflowers are blooming.

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Ben Smith
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Hiking
First to Review

Hiked Rim and Creek trail loop last weekend with the family. Easy hike - about 4miles. Best to do now as I’ll bet in the summer this hike would be brutally hot and dusty. Lot’s of nice picnic spots in the canyon.

Dan Oliver
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Bob Benson
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Brian Collins
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Angie Elder
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Christine Bierman
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Jeff Lancaster
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Jenny Albers
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Heidi Zinsmann
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Jeff Coder
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Bee M.
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Tony Albertazzi
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Sarah Coulter
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Spencer Brennan
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Norm D.
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