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Connecting Trails

Connecting Trails

The Oregon Desert Trail ties into two National Recreation Trails: the Fremont National Recreation Trail and Desert Trail.

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The Last Darkness

The Last Darkness

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Western Meadowlark Dawn Chorus

Western Meadowlark Dawn Chorus

 

Read through a few selected articles about the Oregon Desert Trail

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Listen to ODT Trail Coordinator Renee Patrick discuss the Oregon Desert Trail on the Cascade Hiker Podcast.

 

Listen to Renee discuss the trail with The Source in Bend.

Jeremy Fox

About the ODT

  An ONDA initiative since 2011, the 750-mile Oregon Desert Trail traverses some of the most spectacular natural areas of the state’s dry side, including Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge, Steens Mountain, and the Owyhee Canyonlands. While we have surveyed every inch of the route in crafting the Oregon Desert Trail, it remains a...

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Sarah Imholt

Get Involved

  Thanks to thousands of volunteer and staff hours and generous support in the form of memberships and donations, the Oregon Desert Trail is now a reality. There are many ways to help shape the future of the route, including joining ONDA, volunteering for trail work, attending a presentation, and becoming a sponsor of...

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Renee Patrick

Plan A Trip

  To make planning easier, ONDA divided the full 750-mile trail route into four regions and a total of 25 sections of 20 to 40 miles each, all of varying difficulty. Be advised! It is critical to read the guide descriptions in detail and seriously consider any notes on water scarcity or challenging terrain...

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