Oakridge, Oregon Mountain Bike Shuttles

For environmental and economic sustainability, Cog Wild modifies the schedule to funnel riders to confirmed shuttles and will remove empty shuttles 24 hours in advance. If you want a shuttle that isn’t scheduled for a particular day or time please call or email the office to inquire about adding a run for groups of 4 or more.

Daily Shuttles in Oakridge

Alpine Shuttle

E bike friendly
  • This shuttle drops you at the top of the world famous Alpine Trail. 14 miles of singletrack from Kate’s Cut In back to the Office Bridge, or add on Tire Mountain and Cloverpatch Trails (ATCA) a 25 mile epic. Intermediate / Advanced
  • Shuttle: 45 minutes
  • 9:00 daily, plus Thursday, Friday & Sunday at 10:30 AM
  • Ride: 2 – 6 hours
  • Departs from Portal Park Overfull Lot- the bottom of Alpine trail
  • $37 per person

Dead Mountain Shuttle

E bike friendly
  • Dead Mountain is a good introduction to Oakridge riding, and the best trail for less experienced riders to try. Hit it for the afternoon happy hour lap. 7 miles of intermediate, fast, flowy berms and jumps with a 1.5 mile road ride back to town. Intermediate
  • Shuttle: 35 minutes
  • 3:30 daily, plus most Wednesdays at 11 and Fridays at 12:30
  • Ride: 1 – 2.5 hours
  • Departs from Cog Wild’s Headquarters in Uptown Oakridge. 48333 E 1st St. Oakridge, Oregon 97463. Park along Commerce street, near the Police station. 
  • $25 per person

Hardesty Shuttle

  • The shuttle drops you on the flank of Hardesty Mountain. Ride starts with a stout climb to the summit before a winding descent of roughly 4,000′ through stunning old growth. Advanced.
  • Shuttle: 40 minutes
  • 11:00 & 1:30 daily except Wednesdays; plus Thursday, Friday and Sunday at 8:30.
  • Ride: 1.5 – 3 hours
  • Meet the shuttle at Hardesty Trailhead on Hwy 58, roughly 14 miles west of Oakridge.
  • $37 per person

Lawler Shuttle

E bike friendly
  • Swoopy turns through old growth western Hemlock, technical chutes through clear cuts, tight switchbacks, some climbing to keep you honest, and a new school flow trail finish. Advanced.
  • Shuttle: 40 minutes
  • Pick is 15 mins after each Hardesty start time
  • Ride: 1.5 – 3 hours
  • Meet at the “Y” half a mile up Patterson Mountain Rd (FS #5840) from Hwy 58, 10 miles west of Oakridge.
  • $37 per person

Heckletooth Mountain

  • Heckletooth is back with fresh trail work after the 2021 Kwis Fire. This gem is a true black diamond trail for advanced riders. Expect steep rocks, exposure and tight switch backs. Please go easy on the new tread so it sets in well.
  • Shuttle: 1 hour
  • Wednesday 1:30; Thursday & Sunday at 12:30
  • Ride: 1 – 5 hours
  • Meet at Cog Wild in Uptown Oakridge
  • $37 per person

Moon Point Hot Laps

  • Moon Point/Young’s Rock Trail is rad: start with a half mile climb through subalpine meadows and big old growth stands followed by 5 miles of downhill with switchbacks, open rock outcroppings, meadows, a former burn with loose, dusty troughs that keep you alert and end with a rough and rooty finish. There’s an optional rip down Larison on the way back to town.
  • Shuttle: 6 hour day, 2 MP laps and 1 Larison
  • Saturday 10/7 or by request for groups of 4 or more
  • Ride time 3-4 hours
  • Meets at Cog Wild in Uptown Oakridge
  • $85

Larison Rock Hot laps

  • Larison Hot Laps are a fun option for a welcome to Oakridge ride. The shuttle runs two laps. Join for a lap or two on 4 miles of fast continuous downhill through classic West Cascades old growth forest that drops you into beautiful Greenwaters Park. Intermediate and advanced riders, no beginners please.
  • Shuttle: 30 minutes
  • 2pm Thursday & Friday or upon request
  • Ride: 30 min – 1.5 hours
  • Departs from Greenwaters Park near the footbridge (not the rest area)
  • $25 per person

Middle Fork of the Willamette

  • Get into the Oakridge backcountry and enjoy the solitude along the Middle Fork of the Willamette River. This shuttle runs upon request for groups of four or more. This shuttle drops at Indigo Springs. Contact us to arrange a private guided trip to ride the trail from Timpanogas down.
  • Shuttle: 2 hours
  • Available upon request
  • Ride: 1 – 5 hours
  • Meet in Oakridge, follow the van to Sand Prarie Campground, the terminus of the trail, where you’ll park your vehicle. Hop on the van  and continue up the road to a variety of drop off points suitable for advanced beginner to expert riders. 
  • $55 per person

Private Shuttles: Van & driver for you and your people.

For groups of 6 – 12 riders who are familiar with the trail systems around, book a van for a full day of riding. Availability is limited, book in advance to secure your custom trip.

Suggested Shuttle Combinations

The shuttle schedule is designed for riders to catch multiple shuttles each day. Use these suggested combos to organize a full day of riding — add your combos into the cart to schedule it all online or contact us to add more rides to an existing reservation.

  • 9:00 am Alpine:
    • Plus 1:30 pm Hardesty / Lawler
    • Or 3:30 Dead Mountain
  • 11am Hardesty / Lawler + 3:30pm Dead Mountain
  • Hardesty Lawler Double: 11:00 am & 1:30 pm
  • Saturday bonus option: Moon Point Hot Laps + optional Larison Rock bonus
  • 8:30 am Hardesty OR Lawler:
    • + 11:00 and 1:30 pm Hardesty / Lawler
    • Or 12:30 PM Dead Mountain
    • Or 12:30 PM Heckletooth
    • Or 2 PM Larison Hot Laps
    • Or 3:30 Dead Mountain
  • 9am or 10:30 Alpine
    • + 2:00 pm Larison Hot Laps
    • Or 3:30 pm Dead Mountain
  • Hardesty Lawler Double or Triple: 8:30 am & 10:30 am & 1:00 pm
  1. Book two consecutive times: Hardesty first and Lawler second on the same day.
  2. Park at Hardesty Trail Head to and catch the first shuttle. This leaves your vehicle at your eventual end-point.
  3. Ride Lawler trail first: at the exit of the trail, take a left and continue up the road 1/4 mile to the Lawler Shuttle meeting location to catch your second ride up.
  4. On the second shuttle, ride the Hardesty trail back to your vehicle.
A mountain biker climbs Alpine Trail through tall trees.

Oakridge Shuttle Season Pass

  • Unlimited shuttles for the entire season!
  • New! Bend and Oakridge combo shuttle pass
  • Valid for all regular Oakridge shuttles
  • Not transferrable
  • $399 for Oakridge pass,
  • $600 for a Bend & Oakridge Combo Pass

PNW Shuttle Pass

Take a mountain biking road trip through the Pacific Northwest to explore some of the best riding in the region. The PNW shuttle pass unlocks two shuttle rides with three regional outfitters: Shasta Gravity Adventures, Ashland Mountain Adventures and Cog Wild.

Guided Shuttles

Book a van and guide for a full or half day to learn the trails, access lesser known gems or go for big all day adventure rides.

Shuttle Meet Spots:

The trails in Oakridge are spread out across the landscape and each shuttle has a specific meeting location. Check your confirmation email for directions to the shuttle pick up location. (SEE MAP BELOW). Cell service is limited in the deep canyons; be sure to clarify directions and upload directions while still in wifi or cell service.

Each trail has its own pick up location. Some travel between shuttle meet spots is required, see the map below.

Still not sure what to ride?

Ride with a Guide

Guided rides are a great way to experience the diversity of trails and terrain in Oakridge. Our guides will assess your skill, orient you to place, and recommend trails to ride for the rest of your visit.

Hone your Skills

Oakridge’s trails are challenging for riders of every skill level. Our experienced instructors love teaching and will help you improve your skills so you can feel more competent and confident, which means more fun.

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