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Phil’s Trail is both the name of a very popular mountain bike trail near Bend, but also the general name the locals have given for the huge complex of singletrack trails in the area.

Located just a couple miles from the center of town, the singletrack starts before you even reach the parking area with a ribbon of dirt paralleling Skyliners Road beginning at the Mt. Washington Road roundabout.  There’s a couple of places to park along Skyliners where you maximize your dirt experience.

Once at the parking area, just a half mile down the paved Forest Road 4606, you’ll find trailheads for Ben’s, Kent’s, Phil’s and Marvin’s Garden. (There’s a vault toilet there as well.)

Pick any one of the routes and you’re set. A little farther up you’ll run into KGB, MTB, Grand Slam, VooDoo, ELV and more trails that are very well marked.

You can do a short out and back, combine some trails to make a longer loop or make it a full day in the saddle by pedaling nearly all the way up to the base of the Cascades before screaming with delight on your way back down.

You can also pedal up toward the Cascades and cross Cascade Lakes Highway to a newer network of trails that are quite popular including Tiddlywinks, Funner and the Steve Larsen trails.

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