Deschutes River Trail

  

A series of three parallel trails winds through pine forests, lava flows and riparian zones along the variously placid and tumultuous waters of the Deschutes River. Low snow years can allow year-round use for most of this trail.

This trail can be accessed from Meadow Day Use Area, as well as the following day use areas along Forest Road 41-Lava IslandBig EddyAspen, Dillon Falls, Slough, Benham Falls West, and Benham Falls East.  The Deschutes River Trail can also be accessed from the town of Sunriver.

The Tumalo Trail System map can be accessed from this trailhead.

At a Glance

Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Due to heavy use and repeated conflicts, dogs must be leashed in the Deschutes River corridor from May 15 through September 15. Horses and bikes are prohibited on certain sections of the hiker trail.
Restroom: Vault toilets at various places along trail.
Passes: Recreation Fee Area.  Fee season May 1st - September 30th.  Click here for passes that are accepted.

General Information

Directions:

This trail is accessed from many places including Meadow Day Use Area and several day use areas off of Forest Road 41. Access is also available from the Benham East Day Use Area and Sunriver.


Activities


Bicycling

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Hiking

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