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Pilot Butte Trail

Easy/Intermediate

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0.9 mile 1.5 kilometer point to point
78% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 471' 143 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 4,139' 1,262 m
Low: 3,669' 1,118 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 17% (10°)

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Trail shared by Kirsten Kuhn

A steep, short climb with great views.

Kirsten Kuhn

Features Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This is a spiral trail ascending Pilot Butte with great views of the nearby mountains. The trail can be crowded on weekends.

Flora & Fauna

A mountain lion has been spotted here in the past!

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Oct 3, 2019
Fiona N
2x up n down
Apr 15, 2018
A W
Oct 3, 2016
Allison White
Great spot for hill repeats and great views of Bend. You can park at the top and there are several trails, a toilet, and a water fountain. 3.5mi

Trail Ratings

  3.9 from 11 votes

#2

in Bend

#7199

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  3.9 from 11 votes
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Trail Rankings

#2

in Bend

#200

in Oregon

#7,199

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1,333 Since May 22, 2015
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Evening view of the mountains from Pilot Butte
May 22, 2015 near Bend, OR

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