Level: Beginner
Length: 20 mi (32.2 km)
Surface: Doubletrack
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: +283/ -165 ft
Total: 15 riders

Mountain Biking Deschutes River - Harrison Ranch

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#94 of 301 mountain bike trails in Oregon
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This is an old railroad bed that is a double-track trail. Small rocks, sand, a few climbs. Pretty easy ride along the river. Old box cars up toward the old, Harrison Ranch. You can camp up there if you like. I've seen mountain sheep, deer and other minor critters up there. Bring a flat-tire kit or/and extra tube... lots of goatheads.

First added by dustyspokes65 on Jul 10, 2014. Last updated May 1, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
From Portland, take I-84 east. Go past Hood River toward Celilo Village. Take exit for Deschutes River Recreation Area. Turn left at end of ramp; follow signs (about 2 miles) to entrance. Trailhead is up the bank at back of parking area.
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  • Bert Hui   ✓ supporter

    Rails-to-Trails Conversion. Pretty flat for the most part, very scenic. Not quite singletrack.

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  • garebare1999

    Watch for rattlesnakes. Nice scenic ride especially in spring.

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