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Newberry National Monument Out and Back

Summary You suffer 48 miles of Hwy 97 for 20 miles of fun to run up to the lookout and back one time, but the fun is worth every mile on 97—especially if you make the trip up and back to the lookout more than once. Just be careful coming …

Bend – Redmond – Sisters Loop

Summary Nearly every leg of this relaxed ride is punctuated by incredible views of the Cascade mountain range. It is perfect for an early or late-season ride—when most of the more challenging roads in the area are covered in cinder.

Bend – Prineville – Sisters Loop

Summary A highly entertaining ride, this loop never ventures more than about an hour from Bend, but showcases some of the best the high desert has to offer. Highlights include the Crooked River and O’Neil highways.

Bend – Sunriver – Cascade Lakes Hwy Loop

Summary With the exception of the-sometimes frantic pace on Hwy 97, this is a relaxing ride into the Central Oregon Cascades. The ride makes for a great retreat when the weather gets hot in the lower elevations. There are some great views of Mt. Bachelor from NFD4020–which also has just …

Bend – Crescent – Cascade Lakes Hwy Loop

Summary Like the shorter Bend – Sunriver – Cascade Lakes Hwy Loop, this is a relaxing ride  (with the exception of Hwy 97) into the heart of the Central Oregon Cascades. It makes for a great retreat when the weather is hot in the lower elevations and there are some …