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283 mi 456 km of trail 9 Rides

Easy Trails 2 Trails Intermediate Trails 26 Trails Hard Trails 9 Trails

Local Info

Oakridge is often referred to as mountain bike capital of the Pacific Northwest. Located in the heart of the Cascade Mountains, this western Oregon destination is surrounded by hundreds of miles of beautiful singletrack paradise for anyone seeking adventure on two wheels.

Riders of all abilities will be satisfied with more than enough riding for several days. If you're new to town, try Flat Creek to Salmon Creek to get a feel for what Oakridge is all about.

From there, start checking the classic rides of your list. Larison Rock Loop, Lawler Shuttle, Alpine or Moon Point Loop are much loved and must-do rides for anyone who visits the area.

Visiting Tips

Spring (May/June) and fall (late Sep/Oct/Nov) are the best seasons for Oakridge. Fall has the least amount of precipitation and some beautiful colors.

Although summer can be hot and dry in the valley, you can easily escape to the higher elevations, like those at Waldo Lake, where the temperatures are cooler and the bugs aren't as bad.

Camping & Lodging

Oakridge has a variety of friendly lodging options from camping to hotels to bed and breakfasts.

Camping and Cabins:
Arbor Inn Motel and RV Park
Williamette National Forest - Middle Fork Corridor

Hotels/Motels/Guesthouse:
Arbor Inn Motel and RV Park
Cascade Motel
Oakridge Lodge and Guesthouse
West Fir Lodge and Restaurant

Food & Drink

For great food and the best cask ales ever, try Brewer's Union Local 180

Rides in Greater Oakridge - 8

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Favorite High meadow views on Alpine
Difficult

A-T-C-A

24.1 mi 38.8 km • Point to Point • 3,681 ft Ascent 1121.93 m Ascent

(48) Oakridge, OR
Favorite The beginning of a long series of switchbacks on the Lawler trail.
Difficult

Lawler Shuttle

9.0 mi 14.4 km • Point to Point • 672 ft Ascent 204.72 m Ascent

(11) Oakridge, OR
Favorite Lower section of Crawfish, one of few with an outlooking view.
Difficult

Crawfish+Knott

15.7 mi 25.3 km • Loop • 3,611 ft Ascent 1100.64 m Ascent

(8) Culp Creek, OR
Favorite Through the trees on the very upper part of Larison Rock
Difficult

Larison Rock Loop

12.3 mi 19.8 km • Loop • 2,538 ft Ascent 773.54 m Ascent

(17) Oakridge, OR
Favorite Panorama of the view from the top. Gorgeous!
Intermediate

Eagles Rest Trail and Goodman Creek Trail

14.6 mi 23.5 km • Loop • 2,677 ft Ascent 816.03 m Ascent

(13) Lowell, OR
Favorite rustic railroad, river, rider
Intermediate/Difficult

Dead Mountain to Salmon Creek

15.6 mi 25.1 km • Point to Point • 751 ft Ascent 228.92 m Ascent

(13) Oakridge, OR
Favorite Log ride
Intermediate

South Willamette and Hardesty; No shuttle

18.2 mi 29.3 km • Loop • 4,651 ft Ascent 1417.53 m Ascent

(8) Lowell, OR
Favorite Riding along Larison Cove, BEAUTIFUL!
Difficult

Larison Creek Loop

17.3 mi 27.8 km • Point to Point • 2,076 ft Ascent 632.7 m Ascent

(5) Oakridge, OR

Trails in Greater Oakridge - 28

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15.3 mi 24.6 km #1Alpine #3450
Intermediate/Difficult
Oakridge, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
15.3 mi 24.6 km Oakridge, OR 42 
5.6 mi 9.0 km #2Dead Mountain #3566
Intermediate
Oakridge, OR
Intermediate
5.6 mi 9.0 km Oakridge, OR 18 
7.8 mi 12.6 km #3Lawler Trail #3473
Difficult
Oakridge, OR
Difficult
7.8 mi 12.6 km Oakridge, OR
3.8 mi 6.1 km #4Larison Rock
Difficult
Oakridge, OR
Difficult
3.8 mi 6.1 km Oakridge, OR 11 
3.8 mi 6.1 km #5Eula Ridge Trail #3463
Difficult
Lowell, OR
Difficult
3.8 mi 6.1 km Lowell, OR
13.6 mi 21.9 km #6Grasshopper Mountain Trail #3569
Difficult
McKenzie Bridge, OR
Difficult
13.6 mi 21.9 km McKenzie Bridge, OR
4.4 mi 7.0 km #7Crawfish
Difficult
Culp Creek, OR
Difficult
4.4 mi 7.0 km Culp Creek, OR
5.7 mi 9.2 km #8Tire Mountain #3485
Intermediate
Oakridge, OR
Intermediate
5.7 mi 9.2 km Oakridge, OR
5.5 mi 8.8 km #9Hardesty Trail #3469
Intermediate/Difficult
Oakridge, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
5.5 mi 8.8 km Oakridge, OR 11 
2.6 mi 4.2 km #10Eagles Rest Trail #3461
Intermediate
Lowell, OR
Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.2 km Lowell, OR
6.2 mi 10.0 km #11Larison Creek Trail
Intermediate
Oakridge, OR
Intermediate
6.2 mi 10.0 km Oakridge, OR
5.0 mi 8.0 km #12North Fork #3666 (Segment 1)
Intermediate/Difficult
Oakridge, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
5.0 mi 8.0 km Oakridge, OR
1.2 mi 2.0 km #13Cloverpatch Tie #3457.1
Intermediate/Difficult
Oakridge, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
1.2 mi 2.0 km Oakridge, OR
4.0 mi 6.4 km #14Goodman Creek Trail #3461.1
Intermediate
Lowell, OR
Intermediate
4.0 mi 6.4 km Lowell, OR
3.1 mi 5.0 km #15Cloverpatch #3457
Difficult
Oakridge, OR
Difficult
3.1 mi 5.0 km Oakridge, OR
55.7 mi 89.6 km #16OTT - Segment 5 - Bunchgrass Ridge
Difficult
Oakridge, OR
Difficult
55.7 mi 89.6 km Oakridge, OR
4.4 mi 7.0 km #17Winberry Divide #3476
Intermediate
Lowell, OR
Intermediate
4.4 mi 7.0 km Lowell, OR
3.0 mi 4.8 km #18Lost Creek Trail #3462
Intermediate
Lowell, OR
Intermediate
3.0 mi 4.8 km Lowell, OR
2.3 mi 3.8 km #19Sawtooth #1403
Intermediate
Lowell, OR
Intermediate
2.3 mi 3.8 km Lowell, OR
7.9 mi 12.7 km #20North Shore Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Lowell, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
7.9 mi 12.7 km Lowell, OR
3.4 mi 5.5 km #21Salmon Creek - North Side
Easy/Intermediate
Oakridge, OR
Easy/Intermediate
3.4 mi 5.5 km Oakridge, OR
5.2 mi 8.4 km #22Salmon Creek - South Side
Difficult
Oakridge, OR
Difficult
5.2 mi 8.4 km Oakridge, OR
6.0 mi 9.7 km #23South Willamette #3465
Intermediate/Difficult
Lowell, OR
Intermediate/Difficult
6.0 mi 9.7 km Lowell, OR
5.1 mi 8.1 km #24USFS 531
Intermediate
Oakridge, OR
Intermediate
5.1 mi 8.1 km Oakridge, OR
1.7 mi 2.7 km #25USFS 535
Intermediate
Oakridge, OR
Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.7 km Oakridge, OR
2.2 mi 3.5 km #26Aubrey Mountain #3554
Intermediate
Oakridge, OR
Intermediate
2.2 mi 3.5 km Oakridge, OR
94.5 mi 152.1 km #27OTT - Segment 4 - Kalapooya Country
Easy
Crater Lake, OR
Easy
94.5 mi 152.1 km Crater Lake, OR
4.1 mi 6.6 km #28Eugene to Crest #3559
Intermediate
Lowell, OR
Intermediate
4.1 mi 6.6 km Lowell, OR

Photos of Greater Oakridge - 78

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Eula trail gets a little rowdy through the middle with lots of loose sections on steep terrain.
Oct 17, 2016 near Oakridge, OR
Pedaling through sun rays on the Patterson Mountain Viewpoint Connector
Jul 22, 2014 near Oakridge, OR
Deception Butte trail is steep and super shreddy.
Jul 21, 2014 near Oakridge, OR
Through the trees on the very upper part of Larison Rock
Jul 20, 2014 near Oakridge, OR
rustic railroad, river, rider
Sep 29, 2017 near Oakridge, OR
Riding narrow singletrack through lichen covered slopes on Deception Butte trail.
Jul 21, 2014 near Oakridge, OR
High meadow views on Alpine
Oct 20, 2013 near Oakridge, OR
Lots of flow on the Jedi section of Alpine
Oct 20, 2013 near Oakridge, OR