Bicycle Activities

Year after year the most popular activity in Sunriver is biking (or cycling). With over 30 miles of improved paths within its boundaries and several unimproved trails outside them, there is no shortage of places to ride. Two bicycles are provided with the unit. However, if you need additional bicycles or desire special equipment such as a tag-a-long or tandem, look to the companies offering rentals to meet your needs. For those interested in a more adventurous off-road experience, check out the guided tours that are available. If you're new to mountain biking, or your skills could use a little polishing, consider getting instruction from a professional. Guests looking to head out alone can choose from other options including mountain bike trails and shuttle services.

Students and mountain bike coach. Instruction—Mountain Biking

Cog Wild Mountain Bike Skills Lessons
19221 SW Century Dr. Ste. 161, Bend (map)

Offers full and half-day private one-on-one or small group skill building lessons customized to your abilities. Includes a professional mountain bike coach, transportation to and from the lesson location, and snacks. Lunch is provided for full-day lessons.

"Cog Wild has professional mountain bike coaches to help you become a more confident and skilled rider. Signing up for a full-day or half-day private skills clinic by yourself or with friend will leave you ready for more challenges." —Cog Wild

4 Seasons Recreation Outfitters storefront with parked bicycles Rentals

4 Season Recreation Outfitters
Country Mall Bldg. 2 Suite D
57195 Beaver Dr., Sunriver (map)

Offers mountain bikes, kids bikes, tag-a-long (aka third-wheel) attachments, tandems, and adult tricycles. Also provides repair services.

"4 Seasons Recreational Outfitters has been serving Sunriver visitors and residents for over 30 years. The friendly, experienced staff at 4 Seasons is always ready to help with all your recreational needs." —Four Seasons Recreation Outfitters

Sunriver Resort Bike Barn storefront with row of parked bicycles Rentals

Sunriver Resort Bike Barn
57070 Great Hall Loop, Sunriver (map)

Offers over 300 bikes ready to ride including cruisers, mountain bikes, and child trailers. Bikes are available on a first-come, first-served basis and include a helmet, lock, and bike map. Riders under 18 years of age need a parent or legal guardian's signature on waiver form.

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Sunriver Sports storefront and row of parked bicycles Rentals

Sunriver Sports
Sunriver Village Mall, Bldg. 16
57100 Beaver Drive, Sunriver (map)

Offers a variety of rentals including adult and junior bikes, e-bikes, adult tricycles, child trailers, "third-wheel" attachments, and tandem bikes. Bicycle accessories such as helmets can be purchased and repair services are also available.

"Sunriver Sports is an independent, local, and family owned business. A mom and pop shop that carries on the tradition of offering the best service and finest equipment for your adventures. For almost 40 years Sunriver Sports has served you." —Sunriver Sports

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Sunriver ToyHouse
56896 Venture Ln., Sunriver (map)

Rents touring, mountain, cruiser, tandem, and kids bikes, e-bikes, trailers, and tag-alongs. Delivery to and/or pickup from the unit available for an additional nominal fee. All rentals come with a helmet and lock. Reservations are recommended.

"Sunriver ToyHouse is your DIY (Do It Yourself) Sunriver/Central Oregon vacation headquarters." —Sunriver ToyHouse

Storefront with rows of parked bicycles. Rentals

Village Bike & Ski
Sunriver Village Mall, Bldg. 21
57100 Beaver Drive, Sunriver (map)

Offers a variety of bicycle rentals including e-bikes, cruisers, mountain bikes, kids bikes, trailers, tag-along (aka third-wheel) attachments, and tandems. Bicycle accessories and gear such as helmets are also available for sale.

"We have been in the bicycle business for the last 18 years both renting and selling some of the finest equipment available today. Our goal is to provide you with the right equipment, and to give the very best customer service." —Village Bike & Ski

Mountain bike leaning against a tree along the "Paulina Plunge" trail as it decends. Shuttle—Newberry Caldera

Cog Wild Shuttle
Horse Butte Trailhead, Bend (map)

The shuttle will take you and your bicycle from the Horse Butte Trailhead to the top of Newberry Volcano (elev. 6,000 ft.), allowing you to coast from the rim of the crater down 2,500 ft. to your vehicle. Be sure to stop for the waterfalls and great views along the way. You will need a vehicle capable of transporting the number of bicycles you will need to the trailhead.

"We can drop you off at the base of Paulina Peak (for a longer ride along the Paulina Rim trail) or at East Lake Resort. This is a great ride with amazing views. Come join us for a shuttle." —Cog Wild

Bikers on a dirt trail. Tours—Mountain Bike

Cog Wild Bike Tours
19221 SW Century Dr. Ste. 161, Bend (map)

Offers full and half day (morning or afternoon) tours in and around Bend. With swoopy trails, snack breaks, and perhaps a stop to dip your toes in the river, tours are designed to provide a low-stress mountain bike experience. They can accomodate a range of skill levels from beginning to experienced riders. Tours include an expert guide, transportation to and from the trailhead, healthy snacks, and a bottle of water. You will need to provide your own bicycle or rent one from Cog Wild.

"Like all the best things in life, mountain biking is best enjoyed with friends—so when you're riding with us, you're our best friends. We invite you to ride Bend's trails with us, your local experts." —Cog Wild

Person on mountain bike riding on path in the Paulina Mountains. Tours—Mountain Bike

The Paulina Plunge
Ten Mile Sno Park, La Pine (map)

Offers a six-mile downhill (2,000 ft. vertical decline) in the Paulina Mountains. Tour is divided into four 1-1/2 mile downhill biking segments, stops at six waterfalls, one 50 yard uphill bike push, and two short half-mile nature hikes (250 ft. vertical incline). Includes mountain bike orientation, use of KHS fat tire mountain bikes, and a first-aid and CPR certified professional guide. Natural water slides present at two waterfalls. Just outside La Pine (approx. 30 minutes south of Sunriver).

"A safe, fun, family excursion suitable for all active ages 4 to 70 years young with confident beginner to intermediate biking skills." —The Paulina Plunge

Mountain bike trail winding through Lodgepole Pine trees. Trails—Mountain Bike

Deschutes National Forest
Cardinal Landing Bridge, Sunriver (map)
Sunriver Trailhead, Sunriver (map)

Sunriver is surrounded by the Deschutes National Forest (DNF) that hosts a number of mountain bike trails (MBTs) including the "Lava Rock" trail running north from the Sunriver Trailhead and the recently opened "Roundabout" and "Swan Song" trails just west of Sunriver and accessible from the Cardinal Landing Bridge. These trails will eventually tie Sunriver into the larger trail systems already within the DNF with connections to Bend and Mount Bachelor. In 2020, seven miles of new dirt, singletrack trails were completed with another seven to be completed soon. The trails sport kiosks at the trailheads and directional signs at junctions. A helpful trail map showing routes located around Sunriver is available from the Central Oregon Trail Alliance (COTA). You can reach the trailheads using the Sunriver paths.

"There are a great variety of trails here with fun, fast singletrack for more advanced riders and family friendly trails that are nice and wide and easy to ride." —Dan Youmans, COTA