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Peter Skene Ogden

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
Length 9.50 Miles / 15.29 Km Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses Bicycling (off pavement)
Dogs - On leash
Equestrian - Riding
Equestrian - Pack trips
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation
Wildlife Observation
Agency USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No Parking Fee? Yes




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.


Visitor Information

Seasonal Information

Date Opens: 1/1 - Date Closes: 12/31

Open 24 Hours


Not Available


Additional Information

Width: 14 inches.

Primary Surface: Soil

Secondary Surface: Soil, compacted

Average Grade: 8%

Elevation Low Point: 4300

Elevation High Point: 6350

Year Designated: 1979

Date Last Updated: 06/10/2011


Contact Information

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


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