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greenBlue Maston Outer Loop

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Trail

12.2 mile 19.7 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 371' 113 m
Descent: -372' -113 m
High: 3,234' 986 m
Low: 3,056' 931 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (1°)
Max Grade: 8% (5°)

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Small sections of muddy puddles mostly on Northern and Eastern trails. Otherwise perfect

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A grand tour of the High Desert with easy, rolling trails.

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Seasonal closures for raptor protection along the Deschutes Canyon Rim February 1 August 31.

Overview

Maston is known for its great winter riding. However, in the summer it can get hot, hot, hot. Gorgeous high desert views of juniper, cascades and raptors.

It consists of rolling and relatively flat terrain that is fun and flowing. The eastern edge has some fantastic Deschutes Canyon views, but pay attention to the trail so you don't fall!

Need to Know

Horses are popular here, along with bikes....each having their own trails. No matter, give the right of way to the horses if you do see them.

Description

There are a few rocky sections, but easy to walk around if you prefer. A section of the eastern edge of the loop (Rim Trail), skirts the Deschutes River Canyon. The trail is rocky in spots, and the exposure is big. It's a fun and beautiful section, so walk it if you need to, but watch for other riders, and tread lightly on the fragile ecosystem surrounding you.

There are no trail markers yet, though the trail is well established, and the new parking area on the South side is impossible to miss, it's huge. There's a restroom and several picnic tables at the trailhead.

The Juniper Trailhead to the north is an optional starting/ending point for this ride.

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Dec 30, 2018
Leah Adams
Dec 14, 2018
Nick Davis
Nov 4, 2018
Chris Nelson
Sep 15, 2018
John Fitz
nice ridden area. I loved the scenery all around. will be back. 12.2mi
Sep 13, 2018
Jose Graterol
Aug 2, 2018
Scott Nairne
Jun 10, 2018
Jason Motsko
May 18, 2018
Cade Darcy
So fun!!! 12.2mi

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  4.1 from 16 votes

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