Hutch’s Bicycles - Horse Ridge: Parkway Trail / Has No Horse Trail / Sand Canyon Trail
Description: Strenuous trail complex to the east of town. This route consists of ~1,000 ft. of ascent in first 5.2 miles followed by a fast, flow and FUN downhill on Sand Canyon trail. The climb up Parkway is smooth single track with large sections of rocky climbing. These sections are more than doable as the rocks are small and lines are plentiful.
Horse Ridge is the locals go to location in spring and fall when the local mountain are wet and/or snowy. In summertime, these trails are hot and pretty blown out.
Location: Horse Ridge Recreation Area - Bend, Oregon
Difficulty: Moderate to strenuous
Family Friendly? No.
eBikes Allowed? No. There are no eBikes allowed on U.S. Forest Service and BLM trails that are managed for non-motorized use. Including Phil’s Trail Complex, Wanoga Complex, Swampy’s, Horse Butte, Maston and those in the high country. eBike trail routes coming soon.