Lava Lake Loop For Mountain Biking
The 46th most popular mountain bike trail in Oregon.
Saturday 9 July 2016 03:49 GMT
West of Bend in the Deschutes National Forest, the Lava Lake Loop is a 75 mile multi-day single track loop. Themountain bike route begins 3 miles west of Bend and passes through grasslands, alpine lakes and volcanic peaks. It starts with a gentle climb through high-desert juniper and manzanita on a pumice trail. Then it transitions to a dirt trail in the pine forests around the lakes. The second day has 15 miles on red and black volcanic rock trails. For a map, see the Way Bike Shop.
Overall, Lava Lake Loop is the 46th most popular mountain bike trail of all 56 mountain biking rides in Oregon. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Lava Lake Loop including 420 Loop Trail, Deschutes River Trails, Phils Trail Loop, Sparks Lake/Lava Lakes Trail, Tangent/QS 1041 and Charlton Lake Loop TrailCultus Lake Loop Trail.