Featured DIRT BIKE TRAILS
Southeast of Portland and Government Camp near Maupin, the McCubbins Gulch OHV Area has over 30 miles of rolling Class III ATV trails that are open to dirt biking. This area requires Oregon State OHV Tags and Spark Arrestors.
Southwest of Portland and southeast of Tillamook, the Upper Nestucca OHV Trail System has over 100 miles of trails open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. There are 3 staging areas with a trail network centered around each: Whipup Staging Area in the south, Elk Flat Staging Area in the center and Grassy Flat Staging Area in the north.
West of Portland and east of Tillamook, the Tillamook State Forest has 200 miles of trails open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. The Diamond Mill OHV Area has 100 miles of trails through steep, rocky mountains.
Southwest of Salem and south of Coos Bay, the Winchester Trail System is a 30 mile network of trails and roads open to dirt biking. This area is very popular with horseback riders, so keep an eye out for them. The trails are maintained by the South Coast Trail Riders, along wiht the help of the Shutter Creek inmate work crews. The gravel roads are not to be used as recreational trails.
West of Bend in the Deschutes National Forest, the Edison Butte area has 25 miles of trails. The Edison Butte Trail System is roughly 25 miles long and is located on the slopes of Kwolh Butte and Sheridan Mountain, west of Bend. The recommended riding season is late June to October because of the high elevation and tendency of snow to cover the trail into the spring and summer months. The trail system goes through ponderosa pine and manzanita forest in the lower elevations.
Northeast of Eugene near Mabel, the Shotgun OHV Area has 6,000 acres open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. The routes roll through pine forest. The trails here cover a highly modified landscape crossing many logging roads and through a forest of second growth Douglas-fir growing in tree plantations. Several creeks run throughout the riding area.
Near Medford, the Timber Mountain / Johns Peak OHV Area has 600 miles of trails winding through 14,000 acres overall. The Johns Peak area has 180 acres.
Northwest of Bend and Sisters in the Cascade Mountains, the Santiam Pass OHV Area has 1,500 acres open to off-road motorcycle trails riding through cinder cones and lava flows. The conditions are loose and sandy.
Southwest of Salem and east of Newport, the Mt Baber ATV Trails are open to off-road motorcycle riding. The trail system is managed by the Mt Baber ATV Club. This area has a mandatory membership with a small nominal fee to ride the trails.
Southwest of Medford in the Rogue River National Forest, the Elliott Ridge area has 6 trails open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. The trailhead is located about 30 miles southwest of Medford. The Elliot Ridge Trail itself is an extension of the Stein Butte Trail #929.
North of Oakridge in the Willamette National Forest, the Huckleberry Flat OHV Trail is a 15 mile route open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. It is located 15 miles north of Oakridge.
Near Ukiah in the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, the Blue Mountain OHV Trail is a 60 mile route open to dirt biking. The route passes through rough, rocky sagebrush praire and forest. The terrain varies from flat to steep rocky slopes.
Near Ukiah in the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, the Breshears OHV Trail system has 20 miles of trails open to off-road motorcycle trails riding through a mountainous forested region. This is a small, family-friendly system of motorized trails offering approximately 20 miles of easy-moderate difficulty trails in a mountainous forested setting. Approximately 40% are single track trails and 60% are very low-standard roads.
Southeast of Lakeview in the Fremont-Winema National Forest, the Crane Mountain Trail is an 8 mile route open to dirt biking. The route offers nice vistas from the summit of the rugged Granite Mountain (8,357 feet). There are wildflowers in July that are worth seeing.
Northeast of Prineville in the Ochoco National Forest, the Green Mountain system is 8.5-mile trail winds along open ridge tops, which offer spectacular views, and passes through beautiful old growth ponderosa pine stands. This trail offers a wide range of scenic views and riding experiences. In the spring, there is a beautiful array of wildflowers. The elevation ranges from 4500-5400 feet.
In the Umpqua National Forest near Idleyld Park, the Summit Rock - Crater Trail (#1457) is a 8.4 mile route open to off-road motorcycle riding. It is on an abandoned forest road. The route has views of Mount Bailey and Diamond Lake.
In the Malheur National Forest, the Davis Creek Trail (#244) is a 9 mile route open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. It runs through dense forest and the trail has very little vertical relief for the first six miles from the southern end, running relatively close to the contours. The majority of the trail is in moderate to heavy timber with only a few scenic vistas.
Near Ukiah in the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, the Mount Fanny Trail System has 15 miles of trails open to off-road motorcycle riding. The trails run through forested mountains.
West of Medford and Grants Pass in the Siskiyou National Forest, the Galice area has 8 trails open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. The trailhead is located about 15 miles west of Grants Pass near Galice on the Rogue River.
East of Bend in the Deschutes National Forest, the East Fort Rock OHV Trail System has 318 miles of trails over 110,00 acres. The East Fort Rock OHV trail system lies on the east side of the Bend/Fort Rock Ranger District of the Deschutes National Forest. Trails are well signed and mapped and provide a full range of difficulty from easiest to most difficult.
Southeast of Salem and north of Mill City in the Willamette National Forest, the 37 mile Little North Santiam route is a gravel road leading to Opal Lake. It is a scenic route and has alpine vistas.
East of Baker City, the 3,560 acre Virtue Flats OHV Area is open to dirt biking. There is a 6 square mile OHV play area.
South of Portland and northeast of Albany, the Albany MX Motosports Park has an outdoor track open to motocross style dirt biking. The track varies from 0.75 miles to 1 mile in length. It has a loamy, sandy surface that is free of rocks and dust. You can expect to find plenty of doubles, triples, tables and sweepers.
North of Medford near Central Point, the Rogue Valley Motocross has a 1 mile motocross track with a 75 foot table top. The track has several doubles and stepups.