The Kiwa Butte and Dinah Moe Humm Trails opened in the fall of 2010 and connect Tiddly winks near the high point on Kiwa Butte to the Edison Butte Snow Park and Trail. This opens up more possibilities for grand loops via Edison and Lava Lake. By the summer of 2013 COTA hopes to build a connector trail from Edison down to the end of the Steve Larsen near Kiwa Srings and on down to Conklin road. The Steve Larsen Trail is open to Kiwa Springs. It is only a 2.3 mile somewhat level out and back unless you ride logging roads. When they finish Tyler's Traverse, Lone Wolf and Duodenum there will be more options. Tyler's Traverse east of Kiwa Spings is finished but as of mid July 2013 west of Kiwa Springs it is mostly overgrown logging roads except for about a half mile at the top where it takes off from Dinah-Moe-Hum. Until it gets fleshed out by volunteers the western portion of Tyler's Traverse going up or down doesn't get very many stars. Lone Wolf to the west of Kiwa Springs might possibly be done late summer 2013. Duodenum looks like it is going to be fun with serpentine banked corners but is only in the early stages of construction in late May of 2013. These trails often have hidden entries until they are done. When they are ready for prime time they will be made more obvious. If you want them done sooner contact COTA to volunteer for trail work. Many of the mountain bike trails in Bend started out as old logging roads and gradually became full featured trails. COTA has a much easier time getting trails approved that either are on old logging roads or are next to logging roads. Here is a hasty color map of the new trails near Kiwa Springs and hear is a simple low ink map without the topo and contours but with logging road numbers.
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Much of Funner and TiddlyWinks trails goes through what appears to be a giant clear cut at the upper end. The word from someone in the Forest Service is that this was more likely a series of shelterwood cuts made in a early effort to control the Mountain Pine Beetle. The area was never replanted as the idea of a shelter cut is that you let a few remaining trees do the reseeding. Unfortunately the pine beetle is winning that war and the amount of dead lodgepole in the forest is going to make for a huge trail maintenance headache in the years to come. It is all ready a big problem with no adequate budget for the Forest Service.
Getting There: The Wanoga Snow Park is a major parking lot on the left side (south) of the Cascade Lakes Highway on the way to Mount Bachelor. It is just past the Meissner Snow Park on the north side of the highway. It is 12.2 miles from the last round about on Century Drive in Bend. The Wanoga Snow Park is well signed for all the activity there in the winter. There is a pullout for a gated road just below where Storm King crosses the highway on the south side of the highway. The gated road is about fifty yards passed a long chain up pull out lane on the right. The Storm King trail is about another 50 yards uphill on the Highway from the gated road. This is not marked and easy to miss. The coordinates of the trail crossing the highway are approximately 43.980952 lat and -121.460907 long.
For some reason below the labels for the trails only show up in the "Earth" (Google Earth) tab