Oregon Biking Tours
Enjoy 5 days and 4 nights of biking from Mt. Bachelor to Bend Oregon.
This central Oregon mountain bike tour encircles the seven mountain lakes fed by the snow melt waters of Mt. Bachelor and the Three Sisters volcanoes, better known as the Cascade Lakes. The biking trails of the Deschutes National Forest offers an extensive variety of lightly traveled backcountry routes.
You'll follow beautiful groomed singletrack through dense forest and around sparkling mountain lakes. The singletrack trail system of the Deschutes National Forest offers an extensive variety of lightly traveled backcountry routes. Lofty waterfalls and volcanic peaks dot the landscape.
You'll also visit the Newberry National Volcanic National Monument. This area provides epic singletrack riding within 50,000+ acres of lakes, lava flows, and spectacular geologic features.
With so many fun trails to ride, singletrack experience is recommended but not required.
|Mt. Bachelor to Bend Mountain Biking in Oregon
||5 Days/4 Nights
12:30 pm meet-up time
Please note: Time shown on availability calendar is for booking purposes only. This tour departs on very specific dates throughout the year and departure information will be listed on your E-ticket. See schedule below for departure dates.
||Tour does not include hotel pick up. Children ages 12 and under are half price with each full paying adult and must be able to operate a 2 wheel bicycle and at least 48" tall. Please reserve online, or call us toll-free at 888-307-4181.
There is a $5.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order.
There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown includes any and all taxes, fuel surcharges, and service fees. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.
Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds. All sales are final.
Change Fee Policy: If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.
~ July 4 & 18
~ August 8 & 15
~ September 5
Flush Toilets available night 1. Pit toilets are available on the rest of the nights. Cell phone coverage is available when atop hills at certain times of the day, but overall the coverage is spotty. Land lines are available near camp night 1 and 2.
All meals on this trip are prepared by your experienced guides.
~ Two guides
~ All meals starting with lunch on the first day through lunch on the last day
~ Support vehicle
~ Bike maintenance
~ Community gear
~ Souvenir shirt
~ Airfare to and from departure point
~ Lodging before or after the tour
~ Personal camping gear
~ Rental bike
Day 1 | Little Lava Lake
After your meeting, you'll shuttle to the trailhead at Mt. Bachelor and start your adventure with a technically challenging ride through forests of ponderosa pines and firs. This singletrack ride will take you past Hosmer Lake as you make your way toward camp at Lava Lake. Today’s 12 mile ride is just a hint of the awesome riding to come! Afteryou arrive in camp, explore the lake or relax and go for a swim.
Total Mileage - 12 miles
Camp - Little Lava Lake
Terrain - Singletrack, No Van Support
Day 2 | Little Lava Lake to Little Cultus Lake
After breakfast, you’ll begin your ride to Cultus Lake. This ride is one of your guides' favorites. It winds through thick forest, across bridges, and over streams. As you pass by Cultus Lake, you have plenty of opportunities to take a refreshing dip in the cool, clear water. Leaving Cultus Lake, you’ll make your way to Deer Lake and finally to your camp at Little Cultus Lake.
Total Mileage - 18 miles + 8 optional
Camp - Little Cultus Lake
Terrain - Singletrack and Doubletrack, No Van Support
Day 3 | Cultus and Lemish Lakes
Leaving camp, you'll ride doubletrack through a lush pine forest that takes you to a tucked away singletrack loop around Lemish Lake. This trail is semi-technical with fun rolling terrain. You'll return to Little Cultus for lunch and to pack up your camp. After lunch you’ll shuttle to the Newberry National Volcanic Monument. The Caldera is a collapsed volcano similar to Crater Lake. It features the largest obsidian glass flow in the United States and is home to two magnificent lakes. You will spend your two remaining days here riding and camping.
Total Mileage - 14 miles
Camp - Paulina Lake
Terrain - Singletrack, No Van Support
Day 4 | Newberry Caldera
Your first full day at Newberry begins with a long climb to Paulina Peak. The trail gains 1500ft over 3.5 miles but will be worth the many photos you’ll want to take. The summit of Paulina Peak (elevation 7984 feet) is the highest point on Newberry Volcano and provides an amazing visual introduction to the area. On a clear day the view of the Cascades extends from Mt. Adams (in Washington) to Mt. Shasta ( in California). After the peak, you’ll roll along on some amazing singletrack and meet the van for lunch a little over half way. The rest of the day is spent making your way back to camp on rolling singletrack.
Total Mileage - 25 miles
Camping - Paulina Lake
Terrain - Jeep Road and Singletrack, No Van Support
Day 5 | Newberry Caldera
You’ll wake up this morning to your last delicious guide-prepared breakfast. What will you do without them!? The ride begins with the Parallel trail and continues to the Lost Lake trail through the Big Obsidian Flow. Only 1300 years old, the Big Obsidian Flow the youngest lava flow in Oregon and consists of obsidian (black glass) and pumice. A sight unlike any other in Oregon. Your ride ends at camp where you’ll pack up and shuttle back to Bend.
Total Mileage - 12 miles
Terrain - Doubletrack and Singletrack, No Van Support
This is a general itinerary and may vary.
Tour does not include hotel pick up. Children ages 12 and under are half price with each full paying adult and must be able to operate a 2 wheel bicycle and at least 48" tall. Please reserve online, or call us toll-free at 888-307-4181.