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Best trails in Mitchell

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Looking for a great trail near Mitchell, Oregon? AllTrails has 8 great hiking trails, views trails, dogs leash 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Prineville Reservoir State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Lookout Mountain Management Area or Jasper Point (Prineville Reservoir). Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 4 easy trails in Mitchell ranging from 0.6 to 0.6 miles and from 1,906 to 2,276 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Mitchell
Top trails (8)
#1 - Painted Hills Overlook
John Day Fossil Beds National Monument
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 18 m
Painted Hills Overlook is a 0.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Mitchell, Oregon that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarilShow more
#2 - Painted Cove Trail
John Day Fossil Beds National Monument
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Length: 0.3 mi • Est. 9 m
Painted Cove Trail is a 0.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Mitchell, Oregon that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walkiShow more
#3 - Carroll Rim Trail
John Day Fossil Beds National Monument
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 54 m
Carroll Rim Trail is a 1.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Mitchell, Oregon that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and natShow more
#4 - Lookout Mountain Trail
Mitchell, Oregon
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Length: 16.3 mi • Est. 8 h 32 m
Lookout Mountain Trail is a 16.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Mitchell, Oregon that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number ofShow more
#5 - Red Star Knoll Trail
John Day Fossil Beds National Monument
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 14 m
Red Star Knoll Trail is a 0.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Mitchell, Oregon that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily Show more
#6 - Leaf Hill Trail
John Day Fossil Beds National Monument
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Length: 0.3 mi • Est. 8 m
Leaf Hill Trail is a 0.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Mitchell, Oregon that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking,Show more
#7 - Round Mountain and Lookout Mountain Loop Trail
Mitchell, Oregon
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Length: 29.2 mi • Est. Multi-day
This ride is in the Ochocos, a small range about 50 miles East of the Cascades in Central Oregon. The ride climbs up two 7000 foot peaks (Round Mountain and Lookout Mountain) and comprises about 95% sShow more
#8 - Heart of Darkness Loop
Ochoco National Forest
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Length: 37 mi • Est. Multi-day
Heart of Darkness Loop is a 37 mile loop trail located near Mitchell, Oregon that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, nature triShow more