Peter Skene Ogden

The Peter Skene Ogden Trail follows Pauling Creek from Pauling Lake down to the Ogden group camp.

photo: Day Ride. Photo by Linda Thomas and Lane Thomas.

Length: 9.50 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Backcountry
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (off pavement)
Dogs - On leash
Equestrian - Riding
Equestrian - Pack trips
Fishing
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? $5.00

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Location: Deschutes National Forest, In Des Chutes National Forest, off U.S. Highway 97 west of Paulina Lake, 21 mi. south of Bend.
State(s): Oregon
Counties: Deschutes
Longitude: -121.37664
Latitude: 43.71715

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Description

The Peter Skene Ogden Trail follows Pauling Creek from Pauling Lake down to the Ogden group camp. Part of this trail is in the Newberry National Volcanic Monument. There are numerous waterfalls along the way. Mountain biking is permitted in the uphill direction only with a downhill portion on local roads.

Additional Details

Width: 14 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: Soil, compacted

Average Grade: 8%
Maximum Grade: 12%
Elevation Low Point: 4,300
Elevation High Point: 6,350
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1979

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Marv Lang
Recreation Forester
Deschutes National Forest
Bend-Fort Rock Ranger District
1230 NE 3rd St., Ste. A262
Bend , OR 97701
(541) 383-4793
melang@fs.fed.us
http://www.fs.fed.us/r6/centraloregon

 

Photos

Day Ride. Photo by Linda Thomas and Lane Thomas.

Day Ride. Photo by Linda Thomas and Lane Thomas.

Day Ride. Photo by Linda Thomas and Lane Thomas.

Day Ride. Photo by Linda Thomas and Lane Thomas.

 

Paulina Creek. Photo by Linda Thomas and Lane Thomas.

Paulina Creek. Photo by Linda Thomas and Lane Thomas.

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