Bikepacking Field Trip

Field trip: Basic Bikepacking Course

Bikepacking Field Trip - Deschutes River State Recreation Area

An overnight field trip to put your bikepacking gear and skills to the test on the trail.

  • *Varies*
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 40.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 800 ft

Deschutes River Recreation Area (OR) near The Dalles. This location is a 4 hour drive one way from Seattle. 

We reccomend you plan to arrive on Friday evening. We will  reserve a group campsite at the Lower Deschutes River Recreation  for car camping.  The field trip is on Saturday-Sunday with the Satursday overnight at a dispersed campsite along the trail. Return to TH mid-day Sunday followed by post-trip lunch/celebration.


Deschutes River State Recreation Area

  • Green Trails Columbia River Gorge East No. 432S

    BLM Prineville District: Lower Deschutes and John Day Rivers

    see Land Manager
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Bike and all your overnight gear!

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