Eugene Mountain Bike Vacation

The Pacific Northwest is in every mountain biker’s dreams. It seeps into our subconscious from countless videos of riders ripping through loamy trails in pre-historic looking forests. The beautiful scenery is topped only by the fact that the majority of trails are built for riders, by riders, making the trails consistent with our desires.

eugene mountain bike vacation

Eugene, Oregon is one of the best areas in the Pacific Northwest to start looking for an adventure. It’s close to the Deschutes and Willamette National Forest, and the Willamette National Forest is home to one of the greatest trails in the area – the McKenzie River Trail.

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Come explore each section to learn about the best trails, lodging, rentals, and restaurants to explore during your mountain bike vacation in Eugene, OR.

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Eugene Mountain Bike Vacation


Whypass Trails

Type: Intermediate
Location: Eugene, OR

The Whypass system offers a handful of trails 40 minutes south of Eugene. They are fun, winding, and moderate for most riders. Be sure to thank the group, Disciples of Dirt, for their... Read More ›

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Alpine Trail

Type: Oakridge, OR
Location: Intermediate

Just 45 minutes outside of Eugene, you’ll find the Alpine Trail – one of Oregon’s best-known trails. Located in Oakridge, this is one of our favorite intermediate... Read More ›

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Ridgeline Trail

Type: Intermediate
Location: Eugene, OR

Ridgeline is one of the closer trails to Eugene. Ride it as an out and back that’s roughly four miles, or link it with the Baldy trail and take the road back for a full loop back... Read More ›

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North Shore Trail

Type: Intermediate
Location: Lowell, OR

Another amazing ride to do close to Fall Creek is the North Shore trail. Plan it around sunset for the beautiful, soft light that makes these types of rides so great. It’s eight... Read More ›

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Best Western New Oregon

Location: Eugene, OR
Address: 1655 Franklin Blvd, Eugene, OR 97403
Contact: (541) 683-3669

The Best Western in town is a more affordable alternative to the suite life. The hotel still comes with a business center, breakfast room, and a pool for cooling off after a hot and... Read More ›

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Paul’s Bicycle Way of Life

Type: Mountain Bike Rentals
Location: Eugene, OR
Address: 556 Charnelton St, Eugene, OR 97401
Contact: (541) 344-4105

Paul’s Bicycle Way of Life’s job is to empower you to have an unforgettable mountain biking experience in Eugene. They offer Trek rentals at $80 for the first day and $40... Read More ›

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Armitage Park Campground

Type: Campground
Location: Eugene, OR
Address: 90064 Coburg Rd, Eugene, OR 97408
Contact: (541) 682-2000

Right along the McKenzie River is Armitage Park Campground and RV Park. Park your RV, or throw up a tent at a beautiful location with drinking water, showers, WIFI, and a laundry... Read More ›

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Made in Oregon Store

Type: Gift Shop
Location: Eugene, OR
Address: 296 E 5th Ave #119, Eugene, OR 97401
Contact: (541) 393-6891

Made in Oregon is proudly Oregonian with products that emphasize this, like marionberry jams and syrups, wines and smoked salmons, and plenty of the little Oregon shaped bumper stickers... Read More ›

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