Located in the US, the dirt biking in Oregon offers over thirty dirt bike trail routes from which to choose. The best Oregon dirt biking based on popularity are considered to be McCubbins Gulch OHV Area, Browns Camp OHV Area, East Fort Rock ORV - Camp II Trailhead, Edison Butte ORV Trail System, and Jordan Creek OHV Area. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Oregon dirt biking trail below.
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.