Your Guide to Biking in Redmond, Oregon

Redmond, Oregon  is located in the high desert between Bend to the south and Terrebonne—home of Smith Rock State Park—to the north. The city is perfectly situated to explore Central Oregon’s biking trails. As a lesser known destination for outdoor recreation, Redmond can sometimes feel like a local’s secret playground, featuring tons of trails to explore. From a pump track in town to the nearly limitless access to the nearby mountain biking trails of Central Oregon, avid bikers should consider a stop in Redmond for some adventure.

Discover the Redmond, Oregon Pump Track

The Homestead Pump Track opened up in the fall of 2018, and has been a popular spot for riders of all kinds ever since. Open daily from 8 a.m. to sundown, the track is 270 meters in total length and features a few long straightaways, two wall rides, high berms and plenty of dips to pump and pick up speed with. Entry is free, as the track is a sponsored track of Red Bull and the Union Cycliste Internationale Pump Track World Championships.

Homestead Pump Track PC: Dan Mooney

Top Mountain Bike Trails near Redmond

Mountain bikers in Redmond are lucky to have trails accessible near town. The nineteen-mile Maston Trail System is a popular one, and with good reason. Typically soils here are dry and sandy during the summer, so the Maston Trail is a great option for a winter ride, as long as it hasn’t rained or snowed too recently. These trails are mostly flat, and provide a moderate level of technical riding. A local favorite route is the Rockbar Trail, which guides riders on stacked lava rocks right alongside the Deschutes River. The toughest ride on this list is the Cline Butte Loop, listed as moderate-difficult. Located on the other side of Cline Falls Road, opposite of the Maston Trails, the Cline Butte Loop takes bikers up 1,200 vertical feet as they loop around to the top of Cline Butte. The reward from the top is a stunning view of the Cascade Range, as well as a much less physically-taxing ride back down.

Redmond, Oregon Bike Shops and Rentals

Hutch’s Bikes

Don’t feel like you have to travel with your bike just to enjoy the trails in Redmond. There are plenty of great local options for rentals, repairs and more that will have the needs of any type of rider covered. Hutch’s Bikes is a time-tested, local favorite bike shop that offers a diverse range of bikes for rent and purchase, repair services, accessories, and local beta on the trails. Another great local pick is Trinity Bikes, which offers similar rental and repair services as other bike shops, as well as a selection of scooters that help people get around town in a fun and easy way. 

While you’re in town, don’t forget to grab a bite and experience Redmond’s burgeoning restaurant scene. With steaks from local ranches and authentic Mexican to sushi and vegetarian options, the best restaurants in Redmond have something for everyone.

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