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Best Bike & Skis Trails In Bend, Oregon

Bend, home of WebCyclery and WebSkis

For those of you who don't know about Bend, Oregon, here is a little info. It's a small town of about 90,000 avid outdoor enthusiasts. 

We're right on the edge of the High Desert and the Cascade Mountains, so we've got plenty to do for just about everyone. We've got great mountain biking, road riding, paddling, climbing, skiing, and snowboarding, etc. The place rocks! 

And unlike the rest of the Pacific Northwest, it doesn't rain all the time. Since we're on the edge of a desert, it's really dry and sunny

There are hundreds and hundreds of miles of awesome singletrack right out our back door, pretty good road riding, and a great cycling culture. Mt Bachelor Ski Resort is just 22 miles up the road from Bend. It has a Nordic center which boasts 56k of groomed Nordic trails, and there is plenty of skiing available at the local snowparks as well. If you are into Nordic skiing (or anything else outdoors), Bend would be a great place to check out.

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Where to go XC skiing near Bend, OR

We are very fortunate to have access to plenty of great nordic skiing trail systems right at our fingertips here in Bend. These are some of our favorite places to ski. Whether you call Bend home or you're just visiting the area, you should definitely check these places out.

skate skier at Mt. Bachelor

Mt. Bachelor Nordic Center

Mt. Bachelor is just over 20 miles from town and offers 56km of skate and classic tracks. Mt. Bachelor also has the longest groomed nordic season in North America.

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Swampy Lakes Sno-Park

Swampy Lakes is a bit closer to Bend and is another great nordic option with plenty of trails to have fun on.  Connect to the groomed trails, or follow the path less taken.  It's maintained by the Central Oregon Nordic Club . Sno-Park parking passes are required at the Swampy Sno-Park.

skier at virginia meissner sno-park

Virginia Meissner Sno-Park

Another local favorite spot, the Virginia Meissner Sno-Park has over 30km of great groomed trails for both classic and skate. Trails are maintained by the Meissner Nordic Ski Club.  Sno-Park parking permit is required at all sno-parks.

Any downsides to Bend?

One of the only downsides to living in Bend is that everyone seems to be super fit. There are a ton of pro and former pro athletes that call Bend home. There are lots of pro cyclists, nordic skiers, alpine skiers, climbers, etc. And they can all kick your ass. 

It is also getting a lot busier as more and more people move to Bend.  But we can understand why everyone wants to move here....

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