Henderson Flat OHV Trail System
Henderson Flat OHV trail system is within the Crooked River National Grassland and is characterized by open juniper vegetation spread over steep to rolling hills and interspersed with dramatically beautiful red rimrock breaks. The trails overlook the Deschutes Basin with spectacular views of the Cascade Range. It provides 18 miles of casual OHV use covering 1480 acres.
Henderson Flat OHV Trails are open to Class I (Quads, 3-wheelers less than 50" wide and 800 pounds) and Class III (motorcycles) ATVs from April 1st - November 30th. Off-highway vehicles are allowed on designated routes and areas only. If it is not signed as open, it is closed. Non-street legal motorcycles and ATV's must stay on designated trails, they may not ride on roads. All trails are open to horses, mountain bikes and other recreationists, so please watch out for others and ride sharefully.
View a vicinity map here.
These trails and facilities are operated and maintained for your enjoyment by Central Oregon Combined OHV Operations (a Forest Service, & Bureau of Land Management Cooperative agreement), Oregon Department of Parks and Recreation ATV Funds, Central Oregon Motorcycle and ATV Club, and many other volunteers.
At a Glance
|Permit Info:||Oregon ATV Operating Permit|
|Busiest Season:||April thru June, October, November|
|Closest Towns:||Terrebonne, Oregon|
|Restroom:||Vault Toilet (1)|
|Operated By:||Central Oregon OHV Operations|
From Madras, Oregon:
Drive south on Hwy 97 for 13.0 miles.
Turn left on Norris Lane and travel east for 2.3 miles.
Another option would be to drive south on Hwy 97 for 14.9 miles, then turn left on Park Lane and travel east for 2.3 miles.
CLOSED: December 1 - March 31
The best riding conditions are in the cooler, more moist periods of early spring and late fall. Hot, dry conditions normally inhibit riding from mid-July through September. In extreme fire conditions, the trails may be closed to public use. Individual trails may also be temporarily closed for maintenance or reconstruction, or to provide resource protection.
Please check out our information to help make your OHV experience more fulfilling and to learn how you can Tread Lightly!
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
OHV CampingRecreation areas with activity OHV Camping:
Camping is allowed at the staging area and at several dispersed sites located within the Henderson Flats OHV area. Camping is allowed at the staging area and at several dispersed sites located within the Henderson Flats OHV areaThere is room for small groups, motor homes and fifth wheel trailers.
- Water: The site is primitive with no water
- Garbage: There is no garbage collection so, please pack your trash out!
- Access to staging area does require driving over gravel roads that are suitable for travel by RVs and trailers.
Haystack Campground is the closest developed campground with water and toilets.
OHV Trail RidingRecreation areas with activity OHV Trail Riding:
Henderson Flat OHV Trail System offers 18 miles of easy to most difficult trail riding open to Class I (Quads, 3-wheelers less than 50" wide and 800 pounds) and Class III (motorcyles) ATVs. The area includes a learners loop and a designated play area. Riding is restricted to designated routes and areas only. A vault toilet and an information kiosk with maps is located at the staging area .