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Best trails in Prineville

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Looking for a great trail near Prineville, Oregon? AllTrails has 15 great hiking trails, trail 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Smith Rock State Park or Pilot Butte State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Riverbend Park or Shevlin Park. Ready for some activity? There are 10 moderate trails in Prineville ranging from 2.7 to 44.3 miles and from 2,867 to 6,932 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 Prineville
Top trails (15)
#1 - Steins Pillar Trail
Ochoco National Forest
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 2 h 3 m
Steins Pillar Trail is a 3.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Prineville, Oregon that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of aShow more
#2 - Chimney Rock Trail
Prineville Reservoir State Park
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 30 m
Chimney Rock Trail is a 2.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Prineville, Oregon that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options Show more
#3 - Independent Mine to Lookout Mountain Summit Trail
Lookout Mountain Management Area
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 3 h 48 m
Independent Mine to Lookout Mountain Summit Trail is a 7 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Prineville, Oregon that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail offShow more
#4 - Twin Pillars Trail
Mill Creek Wilderness
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Length: 10.5 mi • Est. 5 h 47 m
Twin Pillars Trail is a 10.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Prineville, Oregon that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of aShow more
#5 - Barnes Butte
Prineville, Oregon
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 28 m
Awesome hike right in the heart of Prineville. The trail begins at the old ranch house and skirts the edge of some fields. Deer and other wildlife can often be seen through this area. The last half miShow more
#6 - Lower Crooked River Back Country Byway
Prineville, Oregon
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Length: 44.3 mi
Lower Crooked River Back Country Byway is a 44.3 mile point-to-point trail located near Prineville, Oregon and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for fishing, fly fishing, and scenic drShow more
#7 - Round Mountain from North Trailhead
Mill Creek Wilderness
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Length: 7.5 mi • Est. 4 h 19 m
Round Mountain from North Trailhead is a 7.5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Prineville, Oregon that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offersShow more
#8 - Mill Creek Wildnerness Trail
Mill Creek Wilderness
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 3 h
Mill Creek Wildnerness Trail is a 6.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Prineville, Oregon that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is priShow more
#9 - Forked Horn Butte
Ochoco National Forest
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Length: 6.4 mi • Est. 3 h 21 m
Forked Horn Butte is a 6.4 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Prineville, Oregon that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, tShow more
#10 - Round Mountain from South Trailhead
Ochoco National Forest
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Length: 9.3 mi • Est. 5 h 11 m
Round Mountain from South Trailhead is a 9.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Prineville, Oregon that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail offers Show more
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