Has winter snow and rain dampened your mountain biking prospects? Many mountain biking trails in Oregon are forced to close each winter due to snow, rain, ice and other elements - but not all. If you think you have to hang up your mountain bike for the winter, think again!
Our temperate coastal weather brings mountain bikers from all over the Pacific Northwest to ride Whiskey Run Mountain Bike Trails on Oregon’s Adventure Coast: Coos Bay, North Bend, Charleston. It’s not only one of the most prized biking trails in our region, it’s one of the few in the state of Oregon that are open year-round!
Photo Courtesy of Mikah Meyer
Returning to nature and outdoor activities is one of the best ways to stay grounded and healthy. This beautifully maintained, one-of-a-kind trail system is the perfect way to get outside and get moving. Whiskey Run Mountain Bike Trails are known among mountain biking enthusiasts as top-notch trails full of moderate climbs and fun descents which can be ridden all year long due to the area’s loamy soil composition. Riders are treated to sweeping views of the coastal forest, tranquil streams, and fern covered floors that can only be experienced on Oregon’s South Coast.
The trail system flows and winds seamlessly through the misty Coos County forest on cross-country style trails for more than 30. Whiskey Run is also one of the best mountain biking trail systems in the state for beginner, intermediate, and advanced riders, with nine professional planned and built options to choose from.
The Whiskey Run Mountain Bike Trail system is located about 10 minutes south of Coos Bay off Highway 101. Though the professionally built trails are made to withstand the coast’s weather, it is not recommended that you ride if trails are muddy. Check trail reports or call local shops or guide services for current conditions.
You can read more about the Whiskey Run Mountain Biking Trails on Northwest Travel & Life . Other local destinations for avid mountain bikers to explore include-
Looking for more adventure? Visit our featured adventures page and our trip ideas page to find more travel ideas and inspiration, and/or contact the Coos Bay – North Bend Visitor & Convention Bureau .
You can also follow Oregon’s Adventure Coast Facebook , @travelcoosbay on Instagram , Twitter and TikTok to find inspiration on the best spots to visit, eat, stay and explore any time of the year. Request your FREE visitor’s packet today !
As the developments with COVID-19 continue to unfold, please follow the direction of our public health authorities, including the CDC, Oregon Health Authority, and Coos Health & Wellness, to protect yourself, our community and our visitors. Face coverings are mandatory for all when inside a public space, AND outdoors when 6 ft distancing cannot be maintained. If you are ready to travel, we are ready to welcome you back to Oregon’s Adventure Coast. However, if you are feeling ill or not comfortable traveling right now, we encourage you to stay home and stay healthy. Let’s all do our part to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Visit the state’s **Safe+Strong Oregon ** page for more information.