Bicycling Magazine McKenzie River Trail, Oregon 

Deep sapphire pools, roaring rapids and 40-foot waterfalls await as the trail winds 40 miles along the McKenzie River


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Author: mapeditor
Date: 28 Oct 2011 1:29:04 PM
Source: Trimble Outdoors website
Activity: Mountain Biking
State: Oregon (OR)
Distance: 38.34 mi  (Change units)
Survey Elevation: Total Gain: 2415 ft
Total Loss: 2521 ft
Net Change: -106 ft
Difficulty: 1 / 10
Tags: Blue River, Oregon
Rating: Unrated   Rate it

Just minutes into this 26-mile-long ride, the trail contours around the edge of Clear Lake and descends into an obsidian playground of ancient lava flows. Yet somehow it only gets better from there. While most of the singletrack is smooth, there are enough tricky descents and tight corners to keep riders honest. Affordable shuttles starting at $40/person, depending on group size) are available from nearby Bend; you’ll get dropped off at the trailhead and picked up at the end.

Hitch a Ride: Cog Wild, cogwild.com

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McKenzie River Trail

Distance: 38.34 mi Points: 3495
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