Winchester Trail System Horseback Riding

The 2nd most popular equestrian trail in Oregon.

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Southwest of Salem and south of Coos Bay, the Winchester Trail System is a 30 mile network of horseback trails and roads open to horseback riding. This area is very popular with ATV riders, dirt bikers and mountain bikers, so keep an eye out for them. The trails are maintained by the South Coast Trail Riders, along wihtthe help of the Shutter Creek inmate work crews.

The trail system is located 13 mi. south of Coos Bay on Hwy. 101. At milepost 251, park on the right side (on the gravel) just prior to an uphill with a passing lane.

Note: Gravel roads are not to be used as recreational trails.

Overall, Winchester Trail System is the 2nd most popular horse trail of all 5 horseback rides in Oregon.

Winchester Trail System (OR/US)

Winchester Trail System (OR/US)

Winchester Trail System (OR/US)

Winchester Trail System (OR/US)

Winchester Trail System Horseback Riding Map



Local Contact(s):  BLM (5410) 756-0100; Coos County Forest (541)396-3121; Oregon Tourism (800) 547-7842; Oregon Horsemens Assoc. (503) 829-6033.

Best Season:  May - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  43.2302, -124.29538

Date Published:  12/27/2015

Date Updated:  8/16/2016

ID:  13237

Winchester Trail System Horseback Riding Map


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