Baker City Area

Although not well-known for mountain biking, Baker City has a few hidden gems within a shortish drive from town. The drier climate and dirt makes trail conditions good much of the spring, summer, and fall but also watch for goatheads on some trails.

This guide includes over 6 different rides. The additional featured trails are available with the online packages for mountain biking or the all access pack. Even better, buy a bike from La Grande Ride at our low prices and you'll gain access with your purchase.

^ White granite rock characterizes the Elkhorns.

Phillips Lake Mountain Bike Trails

Phillips Lake is about a 25 minute drive from Baker City, and offers several trail entry points around the lake. There are plenty of of other recreation opportunities for the whole family. Union Creek is the main campground on the north side of the lake, on the left from the highway a few miles past the dam. This campground offers full hook-ups for RVs, boat ramps, car camping, and several amenties. Drive on to the inlet at the end of the lake and take a left on Hudspeth Ln to find other campgrounds, Southwest Shores C.G. and Millers C.G.. Read more