Madras - Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce
Situated in scenic Central Oregon, Jefferson County is a blend of industry, agriculture and recreation. Residents enjoy panoramic mountain vistas, countless recreational opportunities and friendly people. The county offers a slower pace, yet is close to the larger city amenities available in Bend and Portland.
Tucked amid the popular destinations of Kah-Nee-Ta Resort, Indian Head Casino, the Cove Palisades State Park and Metolius River Recreational area, you may find some surprising adventures. Enjoy boat races, car races and wild horse races. There is your choice of rivers & reservoirs in which to float, raft or wet a line. Hiking and biking trails dot the high elevation forests, as well as the desert landscape. We have agate beds, wildlife preserves and a large grassland preserve that is home to antelope, deer, quail and chukkars.
You need not look far for an outdoor adventure in Jefferson County. You just need to know where to look.