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Central Oregon

Central Oregon’s Deschutes River: Dillon Falls, April 2018
Central Oregon’s Deschutes River: Dillon Falls, April 2018

Central Oregon’s Deschutes River: Dillon Falls, April 2018

Easy stroll along the Deschutes River just outside Bend, Oregon Distance: 6.6 miles round trip (shorter and longer options available) Type: out and back Difficulty: easy Best season: spring – fall After two days of hiking at Smith Rock State…

Central Oregon’s Smith Rock State Park: Summit Loop, April 2018
Central Oregon’s Smith Rock State Park: Summit Loop, April 2018

Central Oregon’s Smith Rock State Park: Summit Loop, April 2018

Connect several of Smith Rock’s best trails for this stunning round trip loop around the park Distance: 7.7 miles round trip Type: loop Difficulty: moderately difficult with approximately 1,650′ elevation gain Best season: spring and fall (hot in summer and…

Central Oregon’s Smith Rock State Park: Canyon Trail, April 2018
Central Oregon’s Smith Rock State Park: Canyon Trail, April 2018

Central Oregon’s Smith Rock State Park: Canyon Trail, April 2018

Short & easy hike with great views of Smith Rock State Park’s towering cliffs & meandering Crooked River  Distance: 2.0-3.0 miles roundtrip Type: out and back with loop option available Difficulty: easy after a ~150′ drop down to the canyon…

Central Oregon’s Smith Rock State Park: Misery Ridge Trail, April 2018
Central Oregon’s Smith Rock State Park: Misery Ridge Trail, April 2018

Central Oregon’s Smith Rock State Park: Misery Ridge Trail, April 2018

Colorful rock formations delight hikers on this steep and rocky trail Distance: 4.0 miles round trip give or take depending on route choice Type: lollipop  Difficulty: moderately strenuous with a total elevation gain around 900′ (most of the gain is…

Central Oregon’s White River Falls State Park, April 2018
Central Oregon’s White River Falls State Park, April 2018

Central Oregon’s White River Falls State Park, April 2018

Stunning waterfall with historic hydroelectric plant at this remote Oregon State Park Distance: 1.0 mile roundtrip  Type: out and back Difficulty: easy distance but the trail down to the powerhouse is fairly steep and rocky. Be careful to watch your…

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