#McKenzie Strong

#McKenzie Strong

As everyone knows, the beautiful McKenzie River valley was devastated by fire on September 7th. None of the trails we love were affected, but the community that manages the trails was ripped apart. Currently only one school teacher in the area still has a home...

Local Trails Are Opening Back Up

After three weeks of closure due to wildfires of many Oregon forests, things are slowly opening back up. The Willamette National Forest, except for fire closure areas, is now open. This means that Middle Fork District trails around Oakridge are open but McKenzie River...
Ypass logging

Ypass logging

Loggers plan to resume operations on July 25. They will start yarding logs from Fungirl and hopefully finish the job soon. Meanwhile, be safe and give them some...
New Trail Segment on Middle Fork Complete!

New Trail Segment on Middle Fork Complete!

A massive project was undertaken to reroute the trail out of the floodplain to restore aquatic habitat and other concerns. A new two mile trail was established to accomplish this goal. The Disciples were part of the volunteer groups that helped make this happen, and...
Trailwork

Trailwork

The more challenging trails at whypass such as Ode to Joy were built by some of DOD’s most experienced volunteers with a goal of providing a diversity of riding experiences. Rocks were placed with intention to provide a challenge for some riders while allowing others...