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Beautiful but hot!

Definitely a great offleash winter hike with your dog. But be sure to get up early if it's going to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Annie M
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Bend
Easy walking, take water

The walk is easy with a soft cushioning surface of sand. We completed about a three mile circular... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
192iaina
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely a great offleash winter hike with your dog. But be sure to get up early if it's going to be hot, there's little to no shade.

Thank Annie M
Reviewed 4 June 2018

The walk is easy with a soft cushioning surface of sand. We completed about a three mile circular walk in the early morning, excellent blue skies, scent of Juniper. The landscape possibly gets boring after a few miles as little variety of plants and animals...More

Thank 192iaina
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Walked for several miles into the park but found it somewhat monotonous. Pretty much the same landscape the whole way. The high point was the high point - climbing the rock outcropping that hovers maybe sixty feet above the surrounding area gives one a much...More

1  Thank Jeff s
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Hiking the Badlands is amazing! The scenery is unlike most. With the old juniper trees and sagebrush, volcanic rocks and never ending sky, you feel like you are in a wholly different country. The best thing is that it is close to town, free, not...More

2  Thank CindyJo2015
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I went there to hike the trails with my wife and another couple during a trip to Oregan last year. While I really enjoyed it, I think I may have been the only one. It was hot, hot, hot, and the two ladies complained that...More

1  Thank Norris E
Reviewed 21 July 2017

I went here in the early morning specifically because I wanted to photograph the area. The trail are easy to follow and you can choose what length of trail you want. The Juniper trees were impressive in their expanse in such an environment. There were...More

1  Thank icetsarina
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Expansive views, two different trails you can walk. This isn't a trail you want to come back to over and over again but it is a must see.

1  Thank esc2bend
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I really enjoyed this hike in the desert. While so much of the area is called High Desert, this was the only place where I really felt the sand was more than the grass. In spite of this it is a great Western Juniper forest...More

Thank Grover R
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We go here at least 1-2x per year and walk the dry river bed to see the petroglyphs. We never seem to tire of it. I would highly recommend it if you are into deserty places and petroglyphs. It is out in the middle of...More

1  Thank Angi M
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

It would be easy to drive right by and never know you were passing some great hiking trails. We did an 8 mile loop. You could hike more or less depending upon your desire. The trail is easy and best done early on a hot...More

1  Thank Coreen S
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