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Shevlin Park

(Interpretive Trail)
1-mile loop
100 feet elevation gain
Open all year
Use: hikers

Easy (canyon rim loop)
4.7-mile loop
300 feet elevation gain
Use: hikers, bicycles

The canyon trails along Tumalo Creek begin just 4 miles from downtown Bend, yet feel surprisingly remote. Even the picnickers who gather in Shevlin Park’s creekside meadows often overlook these paths among the ponderosa pines. A hike here is particularly welcome in winter or early spring when most other Central Oregon trails are under snow. Expect some mountain bikers, because a roadside bicycle path connects the park with Bend. To find the park from...

This chapter is an excerpt from 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Central Oregon Cascades.
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