Mountain bike shuttles in Oakridge, Oregon

Public, daily mountain bike shuttles and private, custom shuttles for mountain bikers in Oakridge, Oregon run from May through October annually.

All the daily shuttles are running, come ride!

  • We’re dropping Alpine at the top of Jedi, the meadow needs another week or so to melt out.
  • Early season conditions exist on the upper sections of Hardesty, Lawler and Alpine. Watch for debris.
For environmental and economic sustainability, Cog Wild modifies the shuttle 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 Mountain Bike 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Ride: 2 – 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
  • Most every other Saturday
  • 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 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

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 at Cog Wild’s Headquarters in Uptown 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 Mountain Bike Shuttle Combos for Oakridge

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.

  • Pair a morning Alpine Shuttle with an afternoon Dead Mountain Shuttle
  • Alpine runs daily at 9 AM and at 10:30 and 12:30 on Saturdays.
  • On prime summer weekends start with a 7 AM Alpine on Friday, Saturday & Sunday
  • Park at our location in Uptown Oakridge or leave your car at your home and get three shuttles in a day.
    • Ride Heckletooth, Dead Mountain and a couple laps on Larison every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.
    • This is a great way to link up some trails on the east side of the trail network and enjoy the recreation trails and side roads as you roll through town.
    • Finish the day with food and beverages at The Middle Fork Bistro or the Three Legged Crane Pub, our neighbors in Uptown.
  1. Hardesty & Lawler run everyday except Tuesday & Thursday.
  2. Book two consecutive time slots: Hardesty on the earlier time slot then and Lawler for a time slot a couple hours later on the same day.
  3. Park at Hardesty Trail Head to and catch the first shuttle. This leaves your vehicle at your eventual end-point.
  4. 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.
  5. On the second shuttle, ride the Hardesty trail back to your vehicle.
A mountain biker climbs Alpine Trail through tall trees.

Mountain Bike Shuttle Season Pass for Oakridge

  • 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.

Loam Pass

Traveling beyond the PNW to ride bikes? Check out the Loam Pass for 60 days of riding in over 30 locations including Cog Wild in Bend and Oakridge.

Learn about the Loam Pass Here
Mountain bikers go over the route after being dropped off by a shuttle in Oakridge, Oregon

Guided Mountain Bike Shuttles in Oakridge

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.

Mountain Bike Shuttle Meet Spots for Oakridge Oregon:

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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