Intermediate Mountain Bike Ride

Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Mark Reed for a 10 mile intermediate* mountain bike ride on the Green Ridge Trail. Learn more about the Land Trust's work in the Metolius River region as you take in the magnificent views of the Metolius River valley and the Cascade mountains. Explore recent fire history in the region and look for colorful Washington lilies and migrating elk along the way. Registration is required and opens 1 month prior to the event.

*Intermediate-level riders are riders in good physical condition and comfortable riding in areas of loose dirt and sandy soil. Riders should be able to ride over obstacles in the trail such as rocks and vegetation. This ride does not take place on smooth, well-packed trails. It is a mix of logging roads and trails with some climbs and descents.

  • Outing Details + Route

    Ride Rating: This is an intermediate 10 mile mountain bike ride on dirt roads and trails.

    Route: This ride will start at the site of the old Prairie Farm Guard Station on Green Ridge and will explore the northern section of the Green Ridge trail, then loop back to Prairie Farm on forest roads. Terrain will be uneven at times. We will meet in Sisters for the drive to the trailhead.

    Elevation gain/loss: There is moderate elevation gain/loss on this ride.

  • What to Bring

    Your bike, helmet, a bike repair kit, and plenty of water and snacks/lunch. Dress for the weather.