Steens Resort ODT

Total Miles


1,479.79 ft


1.5 Hours

Technical Rating



Best Time

Fall, Summer

Trail Overview

This rocky out and back starts at the Steens Mountain Resort and is a continuation of Oregon Desert Trails. The resort is a great spot to grab a hot shower, camp or base with an RV, or pick up beer and groceries. Once past the resort, there are quite a few sections of loose and steep rocky climbs with off-camber sections that could be super slick when wet. Overall the trail is very rocky, with a surface resembling doll heads everywhere. However, the views are fantastic, and there are some epic camping spots with up to three bars of Verizon LTE coverage. It will be a slow ride to get out to these spots and navigate through the Lava rock fields.

Photos of Steens Resort ODT

Steens Resort ODT
Steens Resort ODT
Steens Resort ODT


Longer loose, steep, and rocky climbs, Off camber sections and fields of boulders.

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Status Reports

Chris Kirn
Apr 28, 2024
Temporarily Closed
Seasonal Closure
Closed Gate
Posted Sign

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