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Fall Shuttles 2022

Fall is here with cool mornings and hero dirt from last weekend’s rain fall.

Starting 9/27, mid-week shuttles will run at 10:30AM, Noon and 1:30 PM. The 9AM shuttle will run on weekends and on days we have early guided rides.

Now is the time for adventure rides in the high country. Jump on the Newberry shuttle on September 30 or the Dutchman to Sisters Shuttle on October 7 or 14.

Meet at Cog Wild on the edge of town. Jump on the shuttle, which travels up the Cascade Lakes Highway to Wanoga, Swampy or Dutchman Trailheads.

Shuttle riders need to be self sufficient: bring a map and have a route in mind, have a tool kit and first aid kit. Carry enough food, water and clothing to support your time in the woods.

Bend Trails and Trail Forks are great sites for researching trails and ride options. Maps are available to purchase at Cog Wild and we are happy to look at the map with you and suggest routes.
Please stay off middle Flagline until August 15 to give the elk ample time to raise their babies.

Bend Shuttle Drop Locations


Our first regular stop accesses Funner, Tiddlywinks, Tyler’s Traverse and more. Generally downhill and most obstacles have go-arounds, these blue and black trails can still be challenging for new or younger riders.

Average ride back to Cog Wild is 12 – 18 miles.

$17 per person


Swampy Lakes Trailhead is a great place for longer rides that connect to the Swampy Lakes Loop like Vista Butte, Swede Ridge, South Fork and Upper & Lower Whoops.

Average ride back to Cog Wild is 15 – 20 miles.

$17 per person

Dutchman Flat

Our highest stop is Dutchman Flat, across from Mt. Bachelor. Use Flagline Access to ride backcountry trails like Metolius-Windigo, Mrazek, Farewell and Flagline. Snow lingers on the high elevation trails, check with us for current conditions.

Average ride back to Cog Wild is 25 – 40 miles.

$22 per person

Newberry Shuttle

Get a ride to the top of Paulina Peak for an adventurous ride back to Bend. Available mostly in the fall, currently scheduled for September 23 & 30, 2022 or available upon request.

Dutchman to Sisters Shuttle

Ride the high country trails on the east side of the Cascades from Dutchman Flat and end up in Sisters. Available when Trail 99 is clear, currently scheduled for October 7 & 14, 2022 or available upon request.

Private or Custom Shuttles

Private transportation for any outdoor endeavor! Book a van to transport your private group to the trailhead of your choice.

McKenzie River Trail

Available upon request for larger groups in Bend. Small groups, please contact our friends at Horse Creek Lodge. They are based in McKenzie Bridge and run daily shuttles.

If shuttles aren’t for you, consider a guided ride or skills clinic:

Showcase 1

Ride with a Guide

Cog Wild offers full or half day guided rides for families and all levels of riders from beginner to expert. Let us manage the logistics so you can just show up and ride.

Showcase 2

Hone your Skills

Cog Wild’s professional coaches will help you master the basics of mountain biking or get you to the next level of skill.

Please sign a waiver when you book your first shuttle of 2022. Waivers are valid for the entire 2022 season.

Shuttles need four people or the cost of four people to be confirmed. We have at least one shuttle daily in the shoulder season and multiple shuttles daily through the summer.

Cancellation policy for daily shuttles:

  • A non-refundable 25% deposit will be taken at the time of booking.
  • Remaining balance will be collected 48 hours before the start of your activity. 
  • Cancellations within 48 hours of your activity and no shows are non-refundable.
  • Modify or cancel your booking through your confirmation email.

Bend Shuttle Season Pass:

If you want to ride multiple times per week, a shuttle pass is the best deal. Upon purchase, you’ll receive a unique code that can be used to book unlimited shuttles all season. Season passes are non transferrable and expire at the end of the 2022 season.

  • Pre Season Sale until April 31st 2022: $225
  • May 1st through Oct 31st 2022: $250

6 Punch Shuttle Pass 

This transferrable pass can be used for multiple riders. Purchase in advance, then use the codes provided in your confirmation email to book 6 shuttles.

  • $90 for a 6-punch shuttle pass
  • To use, FIRST purchase your 6 shuttle pass through the link on this page. You will then be emailed 1 unique code, valid for 6 uses. You can now book your shuttles using your codes.


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