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4 Seasons Recreational Outfitters has been serving Sunriver and Central Oregon residents and travelers for over 25 years. Our friendly, experienced staff is always ready to help with all your recreational needs.
Whether it is biking on the 30+ miles of paved bike paths here in Sunriver, or exploring the spectacular mountain biking or Winter sports here in Central Oregon, 4 Seasons Recreational Outfitters is ready to outfit you with everything you need to enjoy your visit. CALL US AT 541-593-2255
Whether you are looking to cruise the paved Sunriver trails, or explore some of the Central Oregon MTB Trails, we have bicycles for any adventure. At 4 Seasons Recreation Outfitters, you will always find current model year bikes to rent, which means you will have a well tuned bike in excellent riding condition. Have a little one that is not ready to ride yet, well then an Adams Tail-a-bike will be perfect for exploring Sunriver. Or put them in a Burley kids trailer and let them sit back and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Our rates are the best in the area…..if you find a better rate, we will match it! So come by 4 Seasons today and explore Sunriver by bike. Check out our bikes today with our great rental rates.
Save time and money by renting with us. We have gear rentals for the entire family. We are Sunriver’s wintersports rental headquarters.
Visit 4 Seasons Recreational Outfitters in Sunriver at 57195 Beaver Dr. Sunriver, OR 97707 or call 541-593-2255 for more information.
Bikes, SUP, Ski & Snowboard Rentals
The 7th Street Brew House is the incredible extension of Cascade Lakes beers by the locals in the city of Redmond. The Brewery had been in operation for about a year and the regulars wanted someplace to take their family and friends to eat. As a result, 7th Street was born. With a popular mug club membership to taco night, 7th Street has become the hometown favorite in Redmond. This is where people go to have a great tasting meal, a cold beer, and see good friends. In the summer, enjoy the indoor/outdoor atmosphere complete with garage doors that kick open, a fire pit to keep you warm during the brisk evenings and horseshoe pits.
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Cascade Lakes Brewing Company’s original Redmond pub is a hometown favorite.
Join Bend Electric Bikes for our fun, guided tours of Bend, Oregon. Leave the car behind and use our comfortable, easy to ride electric bikes on our bike-friendly avenues, bike trails, and through our vibrant neighborhoods to discover our history, taste our beers and see what we love about Bend. It’s great for families and pets can come too! Click here for tours for description, pricing and booking.
Along with Electric Bikes, Bend Electric Bikes also offers a large variety of different type of cargo bikes to fit your hauling needs. Whether it is carrying your kids on the back or making a quick trip to the grocery store, Bend Electric Bikes has you covered!
Note: All new bikes purchased from Bend Electric Bikes include free tune-ups for a year. Appointment Required. We will happily service and repair all electric bikes from brands that we sell or have a direct relationship with their suppliers. We will repair mechanical issues on most electric bikes but cannot repair electrical issues on bikes that we have not supplied or do not have supplier backup. We will happily diagnosis a NON-BEND ELECTRIC BIKES BRANDS ebike, conversion kit, or scooter however, due to time and research involved there will be a minimum charge of $45, and bill at a labor rate of $90 per hour thereafter regardless of our ability to repair. (Rates subject to change)
Please call 541-410-7408 or email us at email@example.com for more info
The Bend Municipal Airport is identified as a Category 2, High Activity Business and General Aviation airport by the Oregon Department of Aviation. The Facilities include a single runway, 5260 feet in length and a corresponding full parallel taxiway.
Located on approximately 420 acres, five miles northeast of Bend, Oregon, the Bend Municipal Airport (KBDN) caters to the needs of general aviators, hosts two flight training schools, and is home to numerous businesses. Their combined operations make Bend the third busiest airport in the state in terms of takeoffs and landings.
In 2017 construction was completed on a separate 8-acre Helicopter Operations Area improving safety and increasing capacity by separating fixed and rotor wing operations. This area opens up an additional 500,000 square feet of developable land for dedicated rotor wing operators and service companies.
Bend Municipal Airport by the Numbers:
If you’re looking for the closest airport with commercial service, Roberts Field in Redmond, Oregon is located about 20 minutes to the north and offers flights to most western airline hubs. You can find more information on Roberts Field at flyrdm.com.
Bend Municipal Airport is home to over 240 aircraft. Whether you’re based at the airport or just visiting, stay up to date on weather, traffic patterns, fixed base operators, and other news via the Pilot Information page. Check back often for updates or changes.
For information on hangers and your placement on the hanger waitlist, go to hanger availability/waitlist.
Serving the needs of General and Corporate Aviation for Central Oregon
Choose from one of our several Bend Photo Tours offered daily, sign up for a theme specific Photo Workshop or Expedition (updated throughout the year), expand your photo education with our Lectures or get one-on-one attention with our Photo Tutoring.
Whether you’re a professional photographer, expert novice, or prefer to have us photo document your tour, our expertly skilled photographers can guide you to all the amazing photo-ops throughout Bend’s beautiful Deschutes County. We are conveniently located at Bend Tour Company, in the Old Mill District for ease.
From novice to expert, we can always continue to expand our photography skills. Bend Photo Tours creates a photography experience highlighting the amazing Central Oregon landscape, while our expert photographers provide guidance on how to enhance the way you capture the Beauty of Bend.
Choose from our several picturesque tours or we can work with you on creating a tour that caters to your photographic needs.
Get one on one support with your photography questions and camera inquiries. One of our expert photographers at Bend Photo Tours will work with you on your specific needs and get you to a place where you feel comfortable working your camera, and understanding the fundimentals and artistic aspects of shooting.
Pricing: $95 per hour up to 2 people
Want to take home stunning photos of you with epic Central Oregon as the background…we can capture that for you! Book one of our several Photo Shoot Tours in and around picture perfect Bend. Call Bend Photo Tours today!
At Bend Rock Gym we provide a world-class climbing experience in a cutting edge facility with high quality routes, comprehensive climbing programs, and modern fitness amenities. We value opportunities to get involved in our local community, promote life-long healthy habits, and cultivate a welcoming environment to build lasting friendships and climbing skills.
Bend Rock Gym For Beginners
Looking for something fun, different and exciting to do as an event this year? Whether it’s a birthday party, school group, or corporate team building exercise, indoor climbing is guaranteed to be a hit! Give us a call at Bend Rock Gym (541) 388-6764 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll make it happen!
Bend Rock Gym has a full host of yoga classes for beginners and seasoned experts alike! Whether you are thinking about giving yoga a try or are looking for a great way to improve your flexibility and overall climbing, yoga at Bend Rock Gym is the perfect option for you. Drop-ins are welcome!
We are located at 1182 SE Centennial, Bend, Oregon, just off Reed Market Road. Stop by to check us out, we want to meet you!
Hours of Operation
Saturday, Sunday: 10:00am-8:00pm
The Bend Tour Company offers Segway Tours, E-Cruiser Tours, E-Bike Tours, Heli-Tours, Ale Trail & Beer Taps Tours, Art Safari and Sunset Spectacular Tours. The Bend Tour Company offers informative and entertaining explorations of Bend’s past and present. The tours highlight Bend’s great history, and its wonderful sights and attractions, exceptional restaurants and unique shopping opportunities.
Guided tours take guests past the many historic homes and buildings throughout Bend’s Old Mill Quarter, Downtown and West Side neighborhoods. Guests glide along the magnificent Deschutes River and through the beauty of Farewell Bend, McKay and Drake Parks and around and over exquisite Mirror Pond. Did we mention you get to ride a SEGWAY?
Our Sunset Spectacular Tours are just that… SPECTACULAR! The tours include all of the great history, sights, shops, restaurants, breweries and attractions included in many of our other tours, plus stunning views of our incredible summer sunsets over Oregon’s magnificent Cascades mountain range! Choose to experience the Summer Spectacular Tours on our SEGWAYs, Cycle ‘Rounds, E-Cruisers, or Electric Bikes. You simply can’t go wrong with these tours!
Electric Bike Tours: Our partners Bend Electric Bikes and Let It Ride Pedego Bikes – Mount our Electric Bikes and experience the heart of Bend as you travel through the parks and along the river from the saddle of one of our super comfortable Pedego electric bikes and Bend Electric Bikes. Your tour guide will take you places that most don’t see as you enjoy the ride on your electric cruiser style bikes learning where to shop, dine and play in sunny Central Oregon. You’ll enjoy the sights of Downtown Bend, the Old Mill District, beautiful nature trails along the river, historic Drake Park and all of the award winning breweries along Bends famous Ale Trail.
Big Mountain Heli Tours: Known as the “outdoor playground of the West,” our town is world famous for both its outdoor pursuits and its pristine beauty – but that’s just half of the story. Bend has a second, unlimited, playground that starts at 10,000 feet. It’s a place of unparalleled vistas that stretch for miles, sunsets that take your breath away, millions of years of volcanic history, and unfettered access to remote and unusual locations in the Central Oregon high desert. Big Mountain Heli Tours, in partnership with Bend’s premier flight school, Leading Edge Aviation, is staffed by highly experienced commercial pilots and mechanics who have a passion for flying helicopters in and around Bend’s big blue mountain playground. Big Mountain Heli Tours was created to showcase the very best of Bend and Central Oregon to the estimated 3 million guests who visit us each year.
The unparalleled mobility of the Eco-friendly tours from Bend Tour Company offers groups to glide safely along the pathways of Bend, providing a truly entertaining and unique sightseeing experience with extraordinary access to everything that Bend has to offer!
Segway, E-Bike, Heli Tours, Art Safari, Beer Tap Tours
BEND TOWNCARS LLC in Bend, Oregon, has made a name for itself as the premier town car and limo service by providing incomparable elegance, comfort, and safety as well as experienced chauffeurs with more than five years of experience.
With our airport shuttle service you never have to go to sleep worried that you won’t make your flight the next morning when you rely on us.
Bend TownCars is the company in Bend, Redmond, and the rest of Central Oregon that people are choosing for airport shuttle service and limo-quality taxi service. Their friendly staff and team of drivers make for a pleasant experience while getting you safely to and from your destination.
Bend TownCars operates as a shuttle, taxi and offers a 15 Passenger 2015 Ford Sprinter Van, 2008 Cadillac Escalede ESV and 2007 Lincoln Towncar, additional van and Audi Sedan. Shuttle and taxi rates as low as $10 which is lower than any other provider in our area.
Bend TownCars the rich assortment of different craft beers offered in our area in a safe and secure environment with our selection of brewery tours. Bend TownCars We also provide safe and secure transportation for golf outings and private parties.
Are you and your friends looking to enjoy some of the most amazing breweries in Bend, Oregon? Breweries like the famous Deschutes Brewery™, Bend Brewing Company™, Cascade Lakes Brewing™ Company, Crux Fermentation Project™, Good Life Brewing Company™, 10 Barrel Brewing Company™, Boneyard Beer Company™, and more are fun to visit when you have a designated driver. Bend Towncars can be that driver and get you to the breweries in style and most importantly, safely. In addition, we can drive you to our regional breweries, such as Sunriver Brewing Company and Wild Ride Brewery in Redmond and more!
Experience the luxury and comfort of a limousine by traveling with our town car transportation service.
Lincoln Town Cars, Cadillac Escalades Expedition L, and 15 Passenger Transit Van
Leave the driving to us! We are only a phone call away. Call us today for reliable service you can count on.
Bendistillery is among the oldest small-batch distilleries. They have been handcrafting American distilled spirits in Bend since 1996. Using only the freshest natural ingredients and pure Cascade Mountain water to create their spirits, they also offer tastings, tours and special events at their distillery.
Monday to Saturday 11am – 5pm and Sunday 11am – 4pm
As the company continues to grow it’s craft categories, we continue to offer a variety of spirits made to any profile. The spirits being produced are: Vodkas, Gins, Whiskeys, Bourbons, Moonshines, Agave Spirits, Liqueurs, Specialty Spirits and Ready-To-Drink Cocktails.
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America’s Most Award-Winning Craft Distillery
Big Mountain Heli Tours is Bend, Oregon’s premier helicopter tour company. Join us for incredible scenic flights to local mountains, vineyard tours and explorations, weddings, events and unique flight adventures throughout Central Oregon and beyond!
It’s ski season here in Bend and our backcountry is covered in deep, beautiful snowpack. Our Winter Wonderland Helicopter Tour is perfect for Bend visitors and locals who want to experience and explore as much of our magnificent snowcapped Cascade range as possible. Looking for that special place? Big Mountain Heli Tours can take you to new heights to see pristine mountain peaks, blue crystal lakes and rivers not to mention the natural beauty of the high desert.
Bend City & Lava Lands Heli Tour: With stunning Cascade Mountain views to our left and right our helicopter pilots will take you and your friends on a scenic tour of Bend, Oregon “Beertown USA” and on to our local lava flow at Lava Lands State Park a National Volcanic Monument. Over the past 300,000 years massive volcanic eruptions have left volcanic scars outside of Bend. You may have visited Lava Lands and walked through the ancient flows but seeing their sheer size from the air is a unique look into the awesome power of Mother Nature, frozen for all time just as they happened, and devoid of life for thousands of years.
Big Mountain Heli Tours is Bend, Oregon’s premier helicopter tour company. Join us for incredible scenic flights to local mountains, vineyard tours and explorations, weddings, events and unique flight adventures throughout Central Oregon and beyond! Big Mountain Heli Tours, offers a variety of tours such as the Bend Winter Wonderland Tour, Bend City & Lava Lands Tour, […]
Experience “The Art of Flight” with Big Sky Balloon Company. Hour long scenic hot air balloon flights provide a one of a kind experience in Central Oregon.
Join us for an unforgettable experience! Big Sky Balloon Company. is the premier hot air balloon ride operator in Central Oregon. We offer scenic hot air balloon flights in this remarkable part of the Pacific Northwest. Our unique, custom hand painted balloon reflects the landscape around us as we float over some of the most dramatic land features the area has to offer.
For early morning flights be sure to dress in layers as it can be cool in the high dessert, but it warms up quickly and you’ll want to adjust accordingly. Temperatures in flight are actually much warmer than on the ground. Make sure your camera is fully charged so you don’t miss a thing.
Ballooning is a hands on experience and we welcome you to help with the inflation as well as the take down of the balloon if you like.
We conduct one flight a day early in the morning when wind conditions are calm and the air is stable. Flight times vary depending on the time of year, we typically like to be in the air within 1 hour of sunrise.
Bill Breneman Photography is a full-service photography business located in Bend, Oregon and specializes in the following photography services
Bill Breneman Photography also features hundreds of beautiful fine art nature photography, along with a line of quality customizable merchandise and elegant client appreciation gifts. All are available for purchase through brenemanphoto.com.
Weddings, Engagements and Event Photography are a specialty with Bill Breneman Photography , please contact Bill to discuss how to capture special moments for your wedding.
Bill has been behind the lens for over 20 years, starting off as a photojournalist and is the author of “Oregon Journeys: A Photographic Safari Through the Beaver State”, a coffee table photography book of Oregon. It has been sold in over 60 gift shops and bookstores.
Leaning on his professional background in sales and marketing, he has promoted his portfolio and products for personal and commercial use. Bill Breneman Photography images have been featured in television commercials and news stories, newspapers, books, public service announcements, calendars, annuals, programs, magazines and various professional promotional pieces as well as websites, CD’s, festivals and galleries.
If you are seeking photography in the Bend, Oregon or Sunriver, Oregon reach out to Bill Breneman Photography for the highest quality, professional images for your family or business. If your family is seeking a vacation photo to capture your stay, we have you covered. If you are in the property management industry and need images for your property rentals, contact Bill Breneman Photography present your inventory in a professional light.
Complete your Black Butte Ranch vacation with a trail ride at the Black Butte Stables. We welcome all levels of riders from beginners, intermediate and Advanced. Our healthy and happy horses are ready to take you out on one of these scenic forest trail rides.
This ride has a nice, comfortable pace. Those who are able to maintain their seat may have a chance for some trotting. Everyone in his or her group must also have that ability. Our trail meanders through Aspen and Pine groves, over Indian Ford Creek along a beaver pond.
An exciting and challenging ride. Trot along a trail lined with manzanita, and a variety of wild flowers. This ride crosses Indian Ford Creek and travels around Glaze Meadow with big mountain views. Trotting experience is required for this ride.
Black Butte Pack Services Offers
We offer All Day Rides, a Photo Safari, Drop Camps, Deluxe Tent Drop Camps, Guided Fishing Trips and Game Retrieval. You can visit the mountains by hoof or heel! Black Butte Pack Services are ready to take you on a spectacular scenic adventure. Advanced reservations required.
Black Butte Stables operates under a special use permit with the Deschutes National Forest, and is an equal opportunity outdoor recreation service provider.
Horseback rides from easy to challenging
Blazin’ Saddles Cycle N Style is located in the heart of Sisters, Oregon – the gateway to the Oregon Scenic Bikeway in Central Oregon. The crew at Blazin Saddles Cycle N Style are your local professionals who are up on the local rides in and around Sisters and Oregon Scenic Bikeway. Come on in, we have Three Creeks Brewery Beer on tap at the shop.
Blazin’ Saddles was opened in 2010 in its current location by Mother and Son Jacquie Zanck and Casey Meudt. Jacquie and Casey are proud Sisters Locals of over 20 years. With Jacquie being a lifelong avid rider and past racer, Casey grew up riding and wrenching bikes.
The Blazin’ Saddles team has over 50+ years of industry experience, along with a great product line up and our amazing, knowledgeable, and friendly employees. Combining all of this with deep involvement in THE AMAZING CENTRAL OREGON CYCLING COMMUNITY, it is no surprise Blazin’ Saddles has become very successful and continues to grow, being named Sisters Country Business of the Year in 2013. Blazin’ Saddles has now expanded to a second location an hour west of Sisters, in Mckenzie Bridge. Going into their seventh year in Sisters, and second season in Mckenzie Bridge, the staff at Blazin Saddles are ready to impress.
Blazin’ Saddles is a full-service bike retailer carrying a broad assortment of bike brands and is fully equipped and trained to handle your repair needs on almost any brand of bike, including brands we don’t carry. But we’re more than just a bike shop, also offering apparel and accessories to improve your rides.
Blazin’ Saddles is the exclusive BMC Test Center in the Pacific Northwest. Come in and try out your next BMC bike or even rent one while on vacation. Lots of high end models to demo for pavement and the dirt trails.
You can now reserve your bike rentals through our online reservation system. Plan now and reserve your bike demo for your next vacation to Central Oregon.
Blazin’ Saddles Cycle N Style is located at 413 W. Hood Avenue, Sisters, Oregon 97759
Hours: M-F 10-5:30 Sat 9-5:30 Sun 9-4
Blazin’ Saddles Bike Shop has opened a second shop on the McKenzie River at 54771 McKenzie Hwy, Blue River, OR 97413. Call 541-854-2292 for hours and details.
Full service bike retailer also offering apparel, accessories, BMC Test Center
Cascade Guides and Outfitters, your Full Service Fly Fishing Outfitter is ready to show you the best fishing holes in Central Oregon. The staff of seasoned of professionals offer over 75 years of fly fishing experience and local knowledge of our crystal clear mountain fresh rivers and lakes to make your fishing experience a memorable one.
Cascade Guides and Outfitters provides the highest level of guiding services in Central Oregon with over 30 years fishing local waters. Our shop is a full line fishing equipment and outdoor clothing dealer. We can insure our guest that we have met the most rigorous standards in the fly fishing industry. We are license holders for both the National Forest Service and BLM lands. With our extensive licensing we are legally permitted to guide more waters than any other guide service in Central Oregon. This includes Crane Prairie Reservoir, Hosmer, East , Lava, Little Lava, Billy Chinook, Paulina, Wickiup, & Davis Lakes along with Deschutes, Crooked and Fall rivers.
Cascade Guides and Outfitters is staffed with a select group of professional guides who understand their responsibility they will provide you with an experience that is educational and enjoyable. You will find our services superior to and competitive with other non-endorsed guides. We offers half day, full day, and multi-day trips on the many rivers and lakes in the Central Oregon area along with a selection of fly fishing schools and accommodations. Considered one of the most unique trips available anywhere, our Classic Float trip utilizes wooden drift boats, bamboo rods, antique reels and silk style lines. Casting time honored patterns to rising trout. A full range of rental equipment is available to meet the needs of all types and ages of fishers. Groups and families always welcome.
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We offer a Fly Fishing “101” School – for both half day or full day excursion and our instructors will escort you to the river and assist you in “wadering up” proper assembly of your fly rod, rigging your fly rod with line, leader, tippet, split shot, indicator and flies. They will also instruct on safe wading techniques, entomology, reading water, stream etiquette, practical and proper casting techniques, line management, fly selection and most importantly how to relax and enjoy your fly fishing experience. After successful completion, our students are prepared to go out and fish on their own or hire one of our professional guides for more personal instruction.
The Hook Fly Shop is open year-round and as a full service dealer, we can offer you the quality you’re looking for, from flyrods and equipment to local flies tied by guides from our shop. The Cascade Guides and Outfitter staff at that shop has over 75 years of fly fishing experience, they are willing to help you in all your needs – whether it be a question on where to fish, or what flies are working best, or how to tie that fly – just ask!
Experienced Local Professional Guide Service
Central Oregon Adventures Snowmobile Excursions offers Snowmobile Tours & Snowmobile Rentals. Providing breathtaking adventure for making lifetime memories with guided Snowmobile Tours and Rentals. Take a two hour, four hour, or sunset tour or rent a snowmobile and create your own adventure.
Central Oregon Adventures Snowmobile Excursions rentals are for experienced riders who are familiar with the terrain around Mt. Bachelor. If you don’t ride often or you are unfamiliar with the area, we encourage you to go with a guide. Our tours are not 10 mph trail rides, but are customized to your ability. Our professional guides will show you a great time. So if you have any hesitation or if there are drivers between the ages of 16 and 23 in your group, please check out our SNOWMOBILE TOURS.
For experienced riders, 24 years and older, there are 288 miles of trails and 250 thousand acres of terrain for you to explore in the Mt. Bachelor TRAIL SYSTEM. You don’t need to trailer your rental machines to the mountain as our machines are waiting for you at Wanoga Sno-Park. Our staff will go over the map and point you in the right direction for your desired experience. Helmets, goggles, and a full tank of gas are included with all rentals. You must have at least two machines in your group. We do not send out machines individually due to safety reasons.
Similar to our guided trips, Central Oregon Snowmobile Excursions clinics are kept to small groups so that you can get the most out of them. We keep the ratio of six machines per trainer. Our one day riding clinics begin at 8:00am and run until 4:00pm. Clinics can be booked any day of the week excluding holidays (2 weeks over the Christmas and New Years, MLK, and Presidents Day weekends). We also try to avoid the weekend events that are going on in our area (Drag Races, Dog Sled Races, X-Country Ski Races, etc.).
Snowmobile Rentals & Tours
Chockstone Climbing Guides offers personal, professional and customized rock climbing instruction and guiding services for all ages and abilities at Smith Rock State Park. Our seasoned Smith Rock guides provide exceptional service for their clients. Choose a climbing guide and get started today.
Chockstone Climbing Guides offers specialized climbing services at Smith Rock State Park and beyond. Jim and Anne Ablao opened Chockstone Climbing Guides in 2004 with a few committed climbing guides interested in forming a guide service that is committed to the standards of American Mountain Guide Association. We are an AMGA accredited guide service, assuring our clients receive the highest professional standards in our industry. In 2009 Chockstone and First Ascent Climbing Services merged into one company. Both company names are familiar at Smith Rock State Park, as First Ascent Climbing Services has been guiding since 1997 at Smith Rock and earlier at Joshua Tree National Park.
Jim Ablao has been guiding throughout the western US since 1989 and a climbing guide at Smith Rock State Park since 1999. Over the years he has earned certification as an AMGA Rock Instructor and Rock Guide, he is also our AMGA Single Pitch Instructor Certification Program provider an AMGA Climbing Wall Instructor Program Provider. He began climbing twenty-five years ago and still exudes a refreshing enthusiasm and passion for climbing, teaching and adventure. He climbs rock, ice and summits throughout the mountains and deserts of the US. His climbing has also taken him to summits and cliffs of Argentina, Chile, S Korea, Mexico and Canada.
Chockstone Climbing Guides can help you reach new heights!
Providing specialized rock climbing services at Smith Rock State Park
Cog Wild Bicycle Tours & Shuttles is more than a mountain bike touring company. We are a group of passionate riders, travelers, adventurers, advocates and community members that love sharing the best of Oregon by mountain bike. And like all the best things in life, mountain biking is best enjoyed with friends, so we treat you like our best friends.
We take you deep into the varied and vast ecosystems of wild Oregon – along rushing rivers, around impossibly blue lakes, across sunny, warm meadows, up towering mountains and back down again. We stop to smell the wildflowers along the way. We cool off in crystal clear streams and soak our satisfied muscles in natural hot springs. And we top it all off with thirst-quenching, locally brewed beer and amazing food.
We know. Making a decision about where to go or planning what to do on vacation is not the most fun part, so we take care of the details so you can enjoy your time in the saddle. We find the best places to sleep under towering trees and that picture perfect lunch spot around the next bend in the trail. We can help you decide what local craft beer to try with dinner (so many choices!) That way, all you have to do is enjoy the ride.
Join Cog Wild Bicycle Tours & Shuttles for day tours, multi-day vacations or even a shuttle to the trailhead.
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Cork & Barrel Wine Event is an annual wine and food event series featuring a different wine region each year in Bend, Oregon. Wineries are paired with local and visiting chefs to create a tasting experience like no other in Central Oregon.
Cork & Barrel Wine Event is held annually in July at Broken Top Club and is proud to feature the winemakers of the West Coast.
On Friday and Saturday, Cork & Barrel Wine Event guests gather under sunny skies at Broken Top Club for an afternoon of top flight wine and food pairings. Saturday includes a five course gourmet dinner, paired with a choice of hand-selected wines by the featured wine region, or craft beers. Additionally, guests will enjoy a varied silent auction and thrilling live auction including wines from all over the world, exclusive travel experiences, unique dining opportunities and much more.
Included in the Cork & Barrel event are a number of local and regional guest chefs. The role of our guest chefs is to partner with wineries for exclusive winemaker dinners on the Thursday before the main event, and to provide small plates to pair with tasting wines during the reception portion of the Friday event.
A tightly limited number of more intimate winemakers’ dinners with our visiting wineries are held throughout Bend on the Thursday of the event.
All proceeds from Cork & Barrel benefit KIDS Center’s direct services for children and families impacted by child abuse. KIDS Center is a non-profit child abuse intervention center dedicated to the prevention, evaluation and treatment of child abuse.
Services include a head-to-toe medical exam, child friendly forensic interview, child & family therapy and family support services. These services are provided for more than 1,000 children, youth and families each year. KIDS Center is also a leader in child abuse prevention training and education providing the nationally acclaimed Darkness to Light: Stewards of Children training for adults throughout the region. Cork & Barrel is the signature fundraiser for this service.
Cove Palisades Resort and Marina is a full service resort & marina located just 45 minutes north of Bend on the water sports mecca known as “Lake Billy Chinook”.
Cove Palisades Resort and Marina specializes in the rentals of houseboats, ski boats, patio boats, fishing boats, jet skis, kayaks, paddle boats, paddle boards and water toys. Offering moorage, on-site cafe, and a well stocked store. The goal of the friendly staff is to far exceed your expectations and deliver the vacation of a lifetime.
Fed by the Deschutes, Crooked and Metolius Rivers, Lake Billy Chinook is always full in the summer and offers three unique arms and over seventy two miles of shoreline. Cascade Mountain Vistas, basalt spires, soaring bald eagles and the steep canyon walls will awe you.
Plan you next family vacation on a beautiful Cove Palisades houseboat. The kids will thank you and you’ll enjoy years of memories. If you only have one day on the lake with your friends you can rent our large Party Barge.
Call Cove Palisades Resort and Marina today and we will help you put together a package that will fit your budget and please remember to bring your camera to capture the lasting memories and the whole family relaxing and smiling.
Visit our website to reserve your houseboat today at the Cove Palisades Resort & Marina.
Now offering SUP boards in addition to its array of marine rentals.
Crooked River Inn is a fully remodeled Centennial Farmhouse, turned Bed and Breakfast, in the heart of Prineville, Oregon.
Crooked River Inn, offers two full suites; each has private bathrooms, kitchenettes, and sitting areas along with old-fashioned feather beds, luxury sheets and linens, and daily made from scratch breakfasts.
The grounds include a vegetable and herb garden, fresh berries (when in season), a chicken village with fresh eggs daily, inviting indoor and outdoor seating areas, off street parking, and secure bike storage.
Stop by anytime to take a tour or meet the Innkeeper at Crooked River Inn.
Crooked River Inn offers a cooking school! We hope to make food preparation more approachable and fun with hands on learning – and to excite you to go into your own kitchen and create with confidence. Come cook with us.
Crooked River Inn is only 30 minutes to Roberts Field International Airport RDM in Redmond, Oregon. A short drive to two of Oregon’s 7 Wonders – Smith Rock State Park and is the gateway to the majestic Painted Hills. We have the Prineville Reservoir and Crooked River for fishing enthusiasts and those seeking the beautiful nature that surrounds us here.
Featuring sandy beaches, swimming, boating, lakefront cabins and old growth pines, Cultus Lake has long been a summer seasonal favorite for fishing enthusiasts and campers alike. Formed by a glacier, these pristine mountain waters created a wonderful sanctuary for wildlife. In the early 19th Century, Cultus Lake was a highly sought destination for early explorers seeking to expand their trade in the fur trade industry. Today, it is home to rainbow trout, mackinaw and brook trout where patient anglers test their luck on shore or by boat, then trade stories by campfire light. Cultus Lake is on the Cascade Scenic Byway and a short drive from Bend, Sunriver and LaPine, Oregon.
The original Cycle Pub that started it all in Bend! With stylish good looks, and a true pub-like feel, the Cycle Pub is a great way to tour the Bend Ale Trail, and experience world class craft beer up close and personal. At Bend Tour Company we present our Big Bike, there’s ten pedaling seats, two passive bike seats, and a super comfy bench for two more on the back. Features of the Big Bike include cup-holders, overhead storage for purses and jackets, sound-system and adjustable seats! Big Bike tours require a minimum of 8 riders to get rolling and can accommodate up to 14 riders total (minimum age to ride is 12 years old). All tours are 2 hours in duration and are only be booked as private group tours.
Bend, Oregon is known for cycling. And world class microbreweries. Cycle Pub gives you an opportunity to enjoy these two passions, and create an experience you and your fellow riders will never forget. It’s a nontraditional bike, where you sit and pedal in a non-traditional way, and enjoy non-traditional features and beverages. Our best description, it’s a rolling pub on wheels, that you pedal!
For smaller groups, we offer our 6 seat work of art, the Small Bike or Cycle Round! Quick, nimble, easy to pedal, and a fantastic way to see the sights of Bend with family and friends. Our Small Bike is a bit more intimate than our Big Bike so it is a perfect fit for groups of 4 to 6 riders. Small Bike tours are also 2 hours in duration and also book as private group tours.
The best way to enjoy a Cycle Pub outing is to plan your trip on the fly with your guide as your group heads out. Tours make a stop at Silver Moon Brewing, as a way to thank them for their sponsorship and then hit the open road enjoying a lap around Bend. Some stop options work great to send in a scout team for growler refills or wine restocks, while other stops are the perfect fit after pumping hard on the pedals to grab snacks and quiet down your group’s grumbling tummies. All tours conclude back at The Bend Tour Company’s tour center conveniently located between Downtown Bend and the Old Mill District.
With energizing rides tailored to all fitness and experience levels, the Bend CycleBar will inspire you, motivate you, and invigorate you to face your day.
The CycleBar is conveniently located in the heart of the Old Mill District in Bend, Oregon. We offer memberships and welcome drop-in guests to take their ride to the next level. We have classes for a classic, performance and themed rides. Whatever your level, Bend CycleBar has a ride for you.
From the moment you’re greeted by our professional and courteous staff, the CycleBar experience is unmatched by any other. Enjoy our luxury amenities, CycleStats® personal performance tracking, CycleBeats® mind-blowing playlists, and invigorating rides led by CycleStar® Instructors, the most inspiring people in the business. We pride ourselves on ensuring the details of your ride are taken care of so you can clip in, clear your mind, dig deep, and Rock Your Ride™.
Whether you are an indoor cycling pro or entirely new to the experience, CycleBar® is the ride for you. Our highly trained CycleStar Instructors will help you achieve your goal, whether you are performance training, leisure or a heart healthy balance, we are here for you.
At CycleBar®, our energizing instructors are equal parts DJ, drill sergeant, motivator, and friend. They build a community of riders and help them improve their performance, and reach their goals one ride at a time.
The CycleTheatre is where the real action happens at CycleBar. This tiered theatre holds up to 55 custom bikes, two larger-than-life flat-screen TVs, personal data monitors, and our state-of-the-art audio, video, and lighting technology that creates a multisensory experience.
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Every ride is a party and we like to keep things fresh. Check in with us to see what’s on tap at the bar this week.
Book the entire studio—including your very own CycleStar Instructor—for a private event for your team, your friends, or your charity event. If your group is seeking a Team Building event, look no further than CycleBar® We can work with you to tailor to your needs for an experience of a lifetime.
The Deschutes Brewery Tasting Room and Gift Shop is housed in the middle of their working production brewery and doubles as a showroom for Deschutes branded hats, shirts, glasses, snowboards, golf balls, and whatever other creative ideas they have for putting their logo on. Conveniently located above the Old Mill District in Bend, Oregon for you to visit and taste the beer that launched the craft-beer movement!
The public is also invited to enjoy a FREE guided walking tour of the Deschutes Brewery production facility. As you walk along the tour, you’ll learn about the history of the Brewery, their brewing process, and meet the beer-obsessed folks who cultivate them.
Tours and tastings are free and all ages are welcome.
Deschutes Brewery Gift Shop and Tasting Room Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm and Sat & Sun, 12pm-5pm. Tastings from 12pm – 5pm, daily.
Free Guided Tour Schedule: 7 days a week at 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM and 4:00 PM.
The Deschutes Brewery Mountain Room is a fantastic place to have your company party, meeting, or other special event. Private banquet facility with seating for up to 80 or reception style for 150. Full service so you can relax and enjoy your event. Spectacular views of the Cascade Mountains await you. Off-site catering available.
This National Wild and Scenic designated river begins just south of Bend and ends its 252 mile journey as it empties into the Columbia River.
It’s the most fly casted on, biked along, hiked next to, tubed down, foot dipped in, wedding photographed in front of river in all of Oregon. The meandering waterway might cut back and forth across Central Oregon, but it also brings together the area more than any other natural wonder here. It can be nasty, rapid and awe-inspiring in one spot only to slow to a lazy, welcoming crawl just a mile or two down river. Amazing to look at, but more fun to play with, the Deschutes River is Central Oregon’s pride and joy. French for “River of the Falls”, during the period of fur trading, the Deschutes River winds through Sunriver, Bend, to the mighty Columbia.
Deschutes River Outfitters is your full-service premiere outfitter specializing in guided single & multi-day Trout and Steelhead fly fishing pursuits on the Deschutes River. Explore the breathtaking canyon, wildlife, wild “redsides” rainbows, and steelhead on an unforgettable, fully catered camping float-trip experience. Or if time doesn’t permit, let our knowledgeable, experienced guides take you down the river on a one-day trip. Experience the world famous Deschutes and create memories that will last a lifetime.
Day & Multi-Day Trips
“The Fishing Gets Better As Soon As You Drop Below Trout Creek” It certainly does, how could the fishing not get better? The pressure drops by probably 90% once you row past the last boat ramp for 30 miles. Less pressure usually means very good things to the flyfisherman.
Even though the fishing is significantly better on Deschutes River Outfitters multi-day trips there are other reasons to go as well. Many clients have been so awestricken with the scenery and boat ride through the wildest stretch of the Deschutes they have asked me if I could take them and their spouse on just a float without the fly rods. I can’t do it…go past great fishing spots without sticking a fish or two would be just too hard on my heart.
Besides the great rock formations and the springs and waterfalls in the canyon there is a great boat ride. We go through one class IV rapid called Whitehorse and we go through two class III rapids on this float as well. The river is constantly moving. In fact, this stretch of river drops more gradient than the Colorado River does through the Grand Canyon.
The wildlife is also a calling card on this great trip. With deer, osprey, blue heron, geese, ducks, and golden eagles seen almost daily. We also see cougar, bear, and elk from time to time.
The wildlife, boat ride, and scenery are all great reasons to go on this trip but my favorite reason is the fishing. Because of the class IV rapid this takes out all but the best of oarsmen through this stretch of river. This naturally eliminates a bunch of competition.
The great part of booking a 3 or 4 day trip is that you fish your brains out if you wish. You can fish until dark and wake-up and start fishing again. Most of our clients choose to wait until after breakfast as their odds of catching fish go way up.
Outfitter Specializing in Guided Trout and Steelhead Fly Fishing Pursuits
A shallow lake with access from Century Drive featuring turquoise colored water and scenic views. While the fishing here isn’t going to produce any whoppers, casting a line for the rainbow and brook trout are made worthwhile thanks to the views alone.
The lake has a hike-in campground with 11 sites that’s a popular spot for folks to set up shop before hiking South Sister or embarking on any of the other hikes nearby.
One of two lakes that sit within the Newberry Crater stocked with sockeye salmon (Kokanee) and Atlantic salmon. This is a very popular place to fish and camp near La Pine, known for its proximity to trails through lava rocks and waterfalls. Three forest service campgrounds and a resort offer plenty of places to spend the night, but the sites do fill fast during the peak summer months.
Easily one of the most popular of the Cascade Lakes, Elk Lake is truly a four-season destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Located 30 miles south of Bend the lake is home to a resort with a restaurant, cabins, boat rentals, snowmobile rentals and snow cat rides. Lodging is available at the resort or at a 22-site campground on the north end of the lake.
Once the snow falls, the resort turns into a winter wilderness wonderland accessible only by snowmobile or cross country skis (or, you can arrange to have the resort come get you in their snow cat.)
Located on the Cascade Lakes Hwy, Elk Lake Resort is an all-season vacation spot. Beautiful mountain views of South Sisters, Broken Top and Mt. Bachelor. The restaurant at Elk Lake Resort continues their commitment to serving only the highest quality sustainable and locally grown foods.
Elk Lake Resort has rentals of kayaks, canoes and paddle boards. What a great way to spend a warm sunny day with the family. During the winter months, you can ski and snowmobile in for a stay or enjoy lunch or dinner. They also provide pick up service near Mount Bachelor for their winter guests. Be sure to put this winter escape on your short list.
Choose a cabin, deluxe home or campsite for your stay at beautiful Elk Lake!
Elk Lake Resort Restaurant continues our commitment to serving only the highest quality sustainable and locally grown foods. Our restaurant menu is constantly being updated, so come join us for some of Central Oregon’s finest home style meals.
Sunday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
At Elk Lake Resort we continue to support our favorite Oregon Craft Brewers and Wine Makers. We serve fresh pints always on tap and a great selection of wines by the glass.
Elk Lake Resort offers numerous rotating choices of the finest handcrafted regional ales including, Boneyard Brewing Company, Cascade Lakes Brewing Company, Deschutes Brewery, Good Life Brewing, Sunriver Brewing, Wild Ride Brewing, Riverbend Brewing, Three Creeks Brewing, Worthy Brewing, and Bucha Buena Kombucha.
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One of Oregon’s most beautiful vacation destination spots
First Ascent is an AMGA accredited guide service, specializing in families! We are the recommended guide service of Sunriver, Black Butte, Eagle Crest and Pronghorn, the four premier resorts in central Oregon. Let us show you and your family the “ropes” at Smith Rock!
Certified climbing instruction, guiding and camps for Smith Rock and Beyond for all ages and abilities.
At First Ascent Climbing with Chockstone Climbing Guides, we personalize the day to meet your climbing goals, whether it’s to just have fun, get in as many climbs at Smith Rock as possible or try a new hard route. Let us help you achieve your climbing goals. Climb the classics! Experience the best of Smith Rock’s single or multi-pitch routes from the classic cracks in the Gorge to the multi-pitch routes on the iconic Monkey Face.
Choose your own adventure or let our AMGA certified guides provide an agenda that is suited to your climbing ability, goals and personal needs. We maintain a low client-guide ratio that allows the best opportunity for personal attention to learn and practice skills and maximize your climbing day. All necessary climbing gear is included (shoes, harness, helmet, etc). Full and half day trips available year round. Reservation required.
Smith Rock’s Premier Guide Service Since 1993
Only one word can describe the experience that you will have at Fly & Field Outfitters . . . .Family. This dream of a family owned and operated fly shop began 20 years ago. The Cook family knew to surround themselves with, passionate, experienced, and above all honest folks that truly love what they do. This “family” attitude is entrenched in every aspect of the business. Whether you are an employee, beginner fly fisher, or a veteran angler, you will be made to feel right at home. So, come and experience it for yourself.
What began as a hunch, an idea, a casual conversation between friends or family: A guided fly-fishing trip in Oregon! And now here you are! So let’s take a minute to get an overview. First, please understand that you need zero equipment to go on a guided trip with us! We supply all the essentials; rod, reel, waders, and boots are included in the cost of every trip we offer. You just need a fishing license and some flies, all of which we can provide at our shop.
It is equally important to understand that you do not need to be an experienced angler to go on a guided trip with Fly & Field Outfitters. We specialize in taking out complete beginners and getting a bent rod in their hand! Here in Central Oregon, we are fortunate to have fly fishing opportunities for people who have quite literally never picked up a rod. Check out our page on the Crooked River. It is less than an hour from our shop and full of eager, native trout and whitefish. If you’ve never fished, this is most likely where we will go. Once there, you’ll realize why!
More experienced anglers might prefer a day on the Fall River for beautiful, difficult to fool spring creek rainbows and browns. Another wonderful option is a drift down the mighty and famous Lower Deschutes for the chunky and brutally strong native Redband rainbows. Our professional river guides are on these waters year ‘round and understand what it takes to connect with fish better than anyone in the business.
Fly & Field’s flagship Oregon Guided Fishing Trip is a multi-day Deschutes Camp adventure on the Lower Deschutes River. This is one of the ultimate fly-fishing experiences you’ll ever embark on. Our guides and “baggers” (they set up camps and prepare meals – basically pamper you to death!) are amongst the most experienced in the business. This is a trip of a lifetime and we work so hard to make sure you’ll remember it forever and yearn to do it again!
Within an hour’s drive from the shop, we have the Cascade Lakes that fish wonderfully from May through October. Depending on your skill level and aspirations, we can take you to a lake where you will have lots of opportunities to catch average-sized trout or a lake where you might encounter the biggest trout of your life! Our stillwater guides have comfortable, purpose-built boats for covering as much water as necessary…in style!
All of our guides are experienced Central Oregon fly fishing anglers. We pride ourselves on being patient, encouraging, and diligent. Each of our waters demands a different approach and we customize our tackle and techniques to ensure you have the best chances of fooling fish. After all, being there is great, hooking fish is even better! Our guides will work flat out from the first cast till last to make sure you have every opportunity available to have a bent rod in your hand and a smile on your face.
Take a few minutes to check out the variety of waters, all located within an hour of Bend, Oregon. We are sure you will find one to your liking. Then take a minute to call the shop at 1-866-800-2812 and let’s talk you through every possibility and every aspect of what your day with us will consist of.
Live the experience with Fly & Field Outfitters!
Live The Experience With Fly & Field Outfitters
Good Bike Company LLC is Central Oregon’s premier bicycle, touring, rental and repair shop. An independent bicycle shop in Central Oregon focused on a personalized riding experience through Oregon’s beautiful Scenic Bikeways, gravel roads and world class single-track.
Touring 12 Scenic Bikeways: Oregon has the only Scenic Bikeways program in the nation. Good Bike Co offers single and multi-day trips along any of the Scenic Bikeways.
Agri-Tourism: If a unique tour of Central Oregon’s lush valley and high desert is more your things, we are teamed up with over a dozen local farms and ranches.
Winery & Craft Brewery Tours – As an outfitter, we provide logistics, accommodations, mapping and the gear to get you there and back.
Rentals: Full and half day rentals available for our fleet of touring, road, gravel, mountain and fat tire bicycles.
Repairs: Certified service for any repair. We fix flats, offer basic, and precision performance tune-ups, and have the tools and experience to turn around any job so you can get back out there enjoying your ride.
Beer on tap and Coffee available to refuel before, during or after your ride.
Visit us in Prineville Oregon, the best little bike town no one has ever heard of.
BikePacking Into the Forest
Good Bike Co. organizes single track and road bike group rides, clinics, and bikepacking into the Ochoco National Forest and throughout Central Oregon. Check out our upcoming events for more info.
Central Oregon’s Premier Bicycle Tour Rental, Repair Shop
Good2Go is Sunrivers Headquarters for summer and winter fun! Good2Go has Sunriver’s largetst supply of watersports toys; old school river tubes, stand-up paddle boards, kayaks, canoes, rafts and more.
Good2Go offers private access to the Little Deschutes River for family friendly float trips floating through the historic Vandervert land and exclusive Crosswater Golf Course. Multiple trips are available on the Deschutes River with almost 40 miles of flat water to explore on trips ranging from 2 to 6 hours in length.
The Good2Go Deli can provide breakfast and lunch for your adventures or dine in at our sports themed deli in the Village at Sunriver.
Good2Go provides Sunriver’s largest fleet of snowmobile rentals, with over 250 miles of groomed trails to explore. Our knowledgeable staff can plan a route for a day of High Octane adventure. The Good2Go staff can also outfit any size group with sleds and snowshoes for exploring the local sled hills and wilderness trail systems that surround the area. To round out the seasons, Spring & Fall a great time to visit Good2Go with many “shoulder season” specials available.
IMMERSION BREWING, Bend’s first and only Brew-it- Yourself pub and craft brewery! You become the brewer and create your own quality craft beer. There are over 30 recipes to choose from and an experienced brewer to guide you through the 2-hour brew experience. After approximately 3 weeks, come back and bottle your 5 gallons of craft beer. Shipping options available to Oregon residents. Brew sessions range in price from $180 – $220 depending on beer recipe. Bring along a few friends and you can be brewing for just $45 – $55 each. Four person limit per kettle. BOOK YOUR BREWING SESSION NOW.
Be sure to grab a bite from Immersion Brewing’s made-from- scratch pub-style family kitchen that reaches far beyond traditional pub fare. Our featured dishes include Poke Marinated Ahi, Short Rib with edamame avocado succotash, and an antibiotic-free Duroc pork Porterhouse with spent beer grain spätzle and brussels sprouts, the restaurant is as central to the brewery experience as the beer.
Drink a brew from our 10-barrel brewing system. Try a Big Chilla, a Belgian-style NW Pale Ale; Little Fawn, a Saison; Bender, a Belgian-style NW IPA; or an IRA (Immersion Red Ale), a red ale. Choose from a craft cocktail menu and a selection of wines.
Join us for Locals Night on Tuesdays…Taco Tuesdays and $1 off Immersion beers after 5! Enjoy our outside patio!
Imperial River Company is located on the banks of the Deschutes River. We have breathtaking river views from our lodge rooms and outdoor dining areas. Whether you enjoy rafting, fishing, hunting, cycling or hiking, our Maupin lodge gives you easy access to every kind of outdoor adventure you could want.
Rafting Whitewater Adventure
When you choose to go whitewater rafting on the Deschutes with Imperial River Company, you choose to go first class. From our private put-in and expansive lunches to our friendly guides and staff photographers, we give you an experience you’ll remember for a lifetime! We provide high-quality rafting trips on the Deschutes River with certified guides, all while offering the best facilities and conveniences of any rafting company…period.
Lodging in Central Oregon has never been more relaxing. Rooms at Imperial River Company are designed with Oregon adventure and comfort in mind. We offer twenty-five riverside rooms with a distinctly high desert lodge feel. They are comfortable, well appointed and most have two beds. With over 1/4 mile of river frontage, we are ideally situated to provide you with convenient access for whatever your Deschutes River recreational activity might be. Enjoy yourself with You will enjoy the unsurpassed serenity right out the door, making it a perfect place for a relaxing stay.
Dining at our restaurant in Maupin is an experience you won’t soon forget. Whether you are searching for a relaxing drink on an outdoor patio, casual dining in a cozy restaurant, or a catered event, our delicious menu options bring unique High Desert cuisine to your table. Imperial River Company is known for fresh-cut steaks, born and raised on the Imperial Ranch, each cut is hand-selected for tenderness.
Meeting Conference Space
Would you like to book your event at Imperial River Company? We are happy to host weddings, family reunions, corporate retreats, and more in either our outdoor or indoor spaces. If you need catering, Chef Scott can create a custom menu, make recommendations, or do all the meal planning for your group.If we don’t already offer it, we can host and cater it. Book your meeting, wedding, conference, family vacation, or other events at Imperial River Company today!
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Actively relaxing on the banks of the Deschutes River in Maupin
Central Oregon’s first and best guide to recreational dispensaries and cannabis shops is the Inhale Trail. This comprehensive guide showcases locations of industry providers while providing details on the rules and regulations of the cannabis industry, to assist tourists for a safe, educational and enjoyable experience.
The Inhale Trail informative map and guide is available to help share, educate and inform those wanting to know more about the incredible Central Oregon cannabis industry. The Inhale Trail directs to over 30 locations throughout Bend and participating dispensary and cannabis industry suppliers.
Juniper Swim & Fitness Center – We have over 200+ group fitness classes per week in both land and in the water. All ages are welcome at Juniper Swim & Fitness Center. Youth ages 12-17 may attend fitness classes, but must complete the orientation with the instructor and have a signed parental waiver on file.
In group exercise, like all social settings, common courtesy calls for sensitivity to others. Please follow this etiquette when participating in group exercise classes: read out class etiquette agreement.
All classes are on a first come, first serve basis. Please check with your physician before beginning any exercise program. If you have any medical considerations (recent surgeries, knee, neck or back problems, etc.), be sure to inform your teacher beforehand. Please note that instructors may use both physical assists as well as verbal cues to help students attain proper form, alignment and position. Please notify the instructor before class begins if you do not want to be touched. You are encouraged to bring and drink water throughout your workout.
Managed by Bend Metro Park and Recreation District which maintains and operates more than 2,000 acres of developed and undeveloped parkland. That includes 74 parks/open spaces and 56 miles of trail. The District also offers over 770 recreation programs for all ages and abilities throughout the area and at the Juniper Swim and Fitness Center and the Bend Senior Center. Additionally, BMPRD produces the July 4th Festival & Pet Parade and the Original Central Oregon Pumpkin Festival.
State of the art facilities and quality fitness programs open to all ages
From basics to advanced techniques, our cooking classes and camps here at Kindred Creative Kitchen offer the chance to learn to cook or bake like a pro from a classic trained chef, located in Bend, Oregon.
At Kindred Creative Kitchen, we offer Cook like a pro or Bake like a pro classes. In this action packed series taught by a pro, you’ll learn that when it comes to the fundamentals of gourmet cooking-You too can cook like a pro! Each class is taught hands-on in a ‘building block’ style and can be taken in sequential order, if desired. Classes are 3 hours long and meet once a week for 4 weeks.
Our workshops cover a wide variety of seasonal topics that change each week. Workshops are hands-on and technique-based and are taught by Chef Morris. These are: a great way to spend an evening out with friends; great for date night; as well as great for individuals. This is a fun way to learn new skills and meet some new people. Some Kindred Creative Kitchen workshops have beer and wine pairing.
Our Kid’s Night Out cooking program is open to all youth from the ages of 8-17 years old. Your kids will experience new foods and cooking/baking techniques that they can use at home with a hands-on and team-oriented approach.
We provide an age-appropriate and educational environment for them to have loads of FUN. Kid’s night out is offered on every other Friday night throughout the year. Kid’s Night Out runs from 6:00-9:00 on Friday nights, call to reserve, space is limited.
Chef Morris with Kindred Creative Kitchen has worked within the restaurant industry for over 18 years, and holds an Associates Degree in culinary arts from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts. Chef Morris has served as a Chef-Instructor for the Baking and Pastry Program at Cascade Culinary Institute. During her time at Cascade Culinary Institute she taught youth cooking camps during the summer. Chef Morris’ local experience includes pastry chef and consultant for multiple locations including: Bourbon Street, The Blacksmith Restaurant, Dilusso and Fireside Red.
In Las Vegas, she worked at Alex while they maintained their 2 Michelin stars, Bellagio, The Venetian, and Bradley Ogden’s. At Bellagio, she worked on the restaurant team under 3 World-Champion Pastry Chefs. Michele has attended many World Pastry Forums, where she attended classes taught by world-class chefs. She has also volunteered her time for multiple World and national Pastry Forums. Chef Morris is classically trained in Culinary Arts as well as Baking and Pastry.
Cooking Classes by a Classically Trained Chef
Home to Oregon’s largest Ponderosa Pine (191-foot Big Tree), La Pine State Park is a beautiful overnight and day-use park. There is a log cabin meeting hall, Fall River Falls, 12 miles of hiking trails and cross-country skiing plus the Big Deschutes River for kayaking, swimming, fishing and canoeing.
Ponderosa Pine forest, camping, recreation year-round
Hike the Tam-a-lau trail, swim, water ski or rent a houseboat at Lake Billy Chinook’s Cove Palisades State Park Marina. Lake Billy Chinook Houseboats are the perfect way to enjoy beautiful sunny Central Oregon, just three hours from Portland, with 75 miles of shoreline, lots of sun and a variety of fish including Kokanee, Bull Trout, Small Mouth Bass, Rainbow Trout, and German Browns.
Just 45 minutes North of Bend and located in the heart of sunny Central Oregon lies the houseboating, water skiing and fishing mecca known as Lake Billy Chinook. Fed by the Deschutes, Crooked and Metolius Rivers, Lake Billy Chinook is always full in the summer and offers three unique arms and over seventy two miles of shoreline. Cascade Mountain Vistas, basalt spires, soaring bald eagles and the steep canyon walls will awe you. Rent a Lake Billy Chinook Houseboat today and bring your family and friends for a memorable vacation.
Since fishing season on most water bodies starts in late April, that doesn’t mean there aren’t any other opportunities out there before then. Lake Billy Chinook, also referred to as Round Butte, is open year round. The Metolius arm of the river opens March 1. March and April is when anglers go after large bull trout. The largest bull trout taken at the reservoir was more than 23 pounds, which is a State record.
Premier Lake Billy Chinook Houseboats
The interpretive hub for the Newberry National Volcanic Monument located at the base of Lava Butte. The visitor center includes a bookstore, educational films, a 3D map of the area and rangers on hand ready and willing to talk to about the geological wonders of Lava Lands and the expansive monument.
Right outside the visitor center, enjoy a self-guided tour of the 7,000 year old lava flow formed by Lava Butte’s eruption. There’s informational plaques throughout, including one that highlights a unique piece of American history: Astronauts trained there in 1966 to prepare for the upcoming moon landings.
You can hike up to the top of the butte for some amazing views of the surrounding area, but be careful because there’s no trail. You have to walk up the road, which, at times, can be congested.
The interpretive hub for the Newberry National Volcanic Monument located at the base of Lava Butte. The visitor center includes a bookstore, educational films, a 3D map of the area and rangers on hand ready and willing to talk to about the geological wonders of Lava Lands and the expansive monument. Right outside the visitor […]
The lake is home to the headwaters of the Deschutes River, which eventually flows north into the Columbia River. Although not deep, the lake is popular spot to fish, kayak and canoe. There’s a campground at the lake and areas for horseback riding as well.
The lake is home to the headwaters of the Deschutes River, which eventually flows north into the Columbia River. Although not deep, the lake is popular spot to fish, kayak and canoe. There’s a campground at the lake and areas for horseback riding as well.
This 30-mile loop in Jefferson County begins and ends in downtown Madras, but it only takes riders one mile to get out of town and onto peaceful country roads through a rich agriculture area.
The views on this “moderately” strenuous ride are magnificent, with sweeping views of the Cascades, including Mount Hood and Three-Finger jack. You’ll enjoy smooth paved roads with some gravel areas overlooking Cove Palisades State Park and Lake Billy Chinook where wildlife sightings are common. You’ll pass through several small communities, including Culver and Metolius on roads featuring very little traffic. The area’s mild winter makes this a popular ride year round.
Magnificent views of the Cascade Mountain Range
Maragas Winery is just 30 minutes outside of Bend, and minutes from Redmond. Featuring four wines – Legal Zin, a zinfandel-merlot blend – Signature Reserve, also a zinfandel-merlot blend – Pinot Riche, a pinot gris, and Kool Kat Muscat, a muscat canelli produced from grapes harvested from the vineyard.
Open for tastings and tours, Tuesday – Sunday. The vineyard is also the perfect setting for your most special event accommodating up to 300 guests, with gorgeous views of Smith Rock and the Cascade Range. They are becoming famous for their annual Grape Stomp event in the fall where grapes are crushed the old fashioned way – by foot. Results of the Grape Stomp are bottled and sold as “Tootsie”.
Artisan, hand crafted wine where every vintage is unique – inside and out.
Travel Oregon (rideoregonride.com) calls this ride “without a doubt the most spectacular ride in Central Oregon.” dropping route dotted with the volcanoes that shaped the region’s landscape. Keep a look out for the abundant and diverse wildlife along the way, including bald eagles. Be prepared to take a day or two to partake in any of the number of recreation opportunities on the pass, including fly fishing the McKenzie River and mountain biking a trail system featured regularly in cycling publications worldwide.
Most of the ride is on a scenic byway that is closed during the winter months, but a bonus is that cyclists have access to the road in the spring as the snow melts and before cars are allowed.
The ride is classified as “challenging,” but the out and back is definitely doable in one day.
The most spectacular ride in Central Oregon
McMenamins Old St. Francis Pub is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the pub’s deep booths and original artwork make for a comfortable spot to linger over any meal. Set in the former Catholic school’s main building, the pub offers hearty pub fare, handcrafted ales brewed right downstairs in the onsite brewery and seasonal weekly specials.
On warm days, guests can sit in the outside courtyard to enjoy their food and drinks al fresco.
On crisp, cool evenings, the Fireside Bar at McMenamins Old St. Francis invites visitors (21 and over) in with a warming fire, cozy surroundings and a variety of ales, wines and spirits. A pool table offers the opportunity to take a shot or two and the pub menu means guests won’t get hungry while enjoying the friendly atmosphere.
The Fireside Bar is open late for those looking for a midnight snack or a handcrafted pint, wine or spirit.
Situated in the former Catholic schoolhouse’s former garage set back beyond the parking lot, O’Kanes McMenamins Old St. Francis offers guests a relaxed atmosphere and delightful area to dine on delicious pub fare or enjoy a pint of handcrafted ale.
O’Kanes’ McMenamins Old St. Francis cozy spaces are the perfect destination for friends in search of a welcoming atmosphere, lively conversation and good food. Stay inside during inclement weather or join the party outside around the fire pits during warm and cool months.
The Old St. Francis School, conveniently located in downtown Bend, was transformed from 1936 Catholic schoolhouse to, in 2004, a hotel complete with classrooms-turned-lodging rooms, a pub, brewery, a movie theater, private meeting/event space, live music bookings, and a fantastic soaking pool that beckons day travelers, shoppers, hikers, skiers and outdoor adventurers alike.
In 2016 we completed two additional buildings – the Art House & Ed house – bringing our total number of guestrooms to 60. Optional amenities include patios, suites and kitchenettes, but all rooms have their own bathrooms.
We honor the property’s former life by featuring extensive artwork that pays homage to the history of the school and the surrounding community. Photos, memorabilia, our artists’ renderings and students’ artwork adorn the walls, making the hotel a unique gallery of sorts. Take note of the unusual custom-made light fixtures and absolutely stunning tile mosaics that surround the soaking pool. And in the Art and Ed Houses, wander slowly to discover secret hallways, secret rooms and a secret bar!
Old St. Francis School allows pets on the side patios and in hotel rooms for a $15 fee.
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Historic campus hotel, brewpub, movie theater, soaking pool and more!
One frequent fisherman on the Metolius River may have summed it up best, calling it “The Last Great Place.”
This tributary of the Deschutes River flows north from it’s natural springs origins near Black Butte and is a fly fishing only, all catch and release river. It might be harder to tell which has it better here, the rainbow, brown and bull trout that thrive in the clear, cold waters or the anglers who call this one of the best places on Earth to cast a fly. Several lodges along the river and nearby fly shops have everything you need to enjoy one of Central Oregon’s jewels.
MotoFantasy rents many brands of motorcycles to experienced riders including the rare new 2015 Norton Commando 961SE. Other brands are BMW’s, Ducatis, Buell, Hondas (CBX 6-cyclinder), Kawasakis (Top Gun Ninja 900), Harley Davidsons (XL1200, softail deluxe and dyna-defender). Vintage bikes include a 1955 Vincent Black Shadow restoration project.
Hosted at DiamondStone Guest Lodge, overnight lodging offers private suites, and 3-7 day lodging/riding packages. Customize your vacation, riding Central Oregon’s scenic routes personally selected by motorcycle enthusiasts like you. Ride a different bike and panoramic loop in all directions each day. Combing four decades of riding with two decades of hospitality experience, DiamondStone is the ultimate gearhead getaway, your own MotoFantasy.
Rent bikes you might not buy, but would love to ride. Seven nights – seven bikes is a popular lodging package with some meals. Talk about fun; visit Central Oregon and Ride Your Dreams!
DiamondStone is a a private mini-resort on rural acreage offering unique accommodations, surrounded by peaceful countryside and year-round activities. Choose from custom Homestead Lodge/Cabin great for groups, independent lodge suites, or seasonal Airbnb. All are artfully decorated for travelers’ relaxation, to feel at home away from home.The upstairs Treetop Suite Event Center, or outdoor meadow event space can host your special occasion. Discover why so many call DiamondStone a hidden treasure, one of the best vacation spots in Oregon, operating over 20 years.
Customizing affordable vacations, events and family reunions, DiamondStone is beautiful acreage, west of Paulina Lake & Newberry National Volcanic Monument, sandwiched between the Little Deschutes River and Quail Run Golf Course, with motorcycle street bike rentals onsite! (Spring/Summer/Fall Motofantasy.NET)
Mountain air indoor trampoline park has 50+ connected trampolines!
Mountain Air Trampoline Park‘s main court has 26 trampolines, and is surrounded on 2 sides by angled trampoline walls. It includes a super-long jumping and tumbling runway. The main court also contains multiple raised and padded features to add to the excitement. We know, it’s awesome.
In addition to the main court we have two basketball lanes for all the high-flying dunks you can throw down. Bring a friend to Mountain Air Trampoline Park and you can dunk in unison or challenge them to a dunk contest.
Next to the basketball lanes is our Extreme Dodgeball court which is made up of 12 connected trampolines with a raised neutral ground in the center. Use the raised neutral ground as an advanced attack position or duck behind it for protection. Whatever you do, come prepared to have some fun and don’t forget to bring your “A Game.”
Finally, Mountain Air Trampoline Park have an area that is just for kids 46 inches and shorter. Kids under the age of 5 are allowed access to the entire park when accompanied by a parent, but this area is designed for tiny people only. Parents are not allowed to jump inside this area but are asked to continue to supervise those kids under age 5. This area of the park has 9 connected trampolines with a quarter pipe slide and a mini foam pit. Your little ones are sure to love this area!
Conveniently located in Bend, Oregon and directly across from Sun Mountain Fun Center, it is the perfect place to bring family and friends to enjoy in all the fun. Nearby you will find shopping like Macy’s, TJ Maxx, Kohl’s, Hobby Lobby and local restaurants IHOP, Subway, Round Table Pizza and lodging of The Shilo Inn, The Riverhouse on the Deschutes.
Trampolines, Basketball, Dodgeball, Air Ball
As an extension to the 300+ miles of single track offered here in Central Oregon, The Mt. Bachelor Bike Park offers lift served access to an additional 13 miles of downhill oriented trails. Our beginner lift, Sunshine Accelerator serves as a great introduction to the bike park for all ability levels. From there, riders can progress to Pine Marten Express where a combination of machine built and single track trails provide a thrill for any adventurous spirit – from intermediate runs to advance double black diamond trails.
We have a fleet of Norco rental bikes featuring downhill and enduro bikes, trail and fat bikes as well as youth bike rentals.
Gravity School is back for this summer, with instruction available for those who want to learn or improve their biking skills. Gravity Bike Camps , specifically for kids and teens, will be offered in July and August. These week-long summer kids camps are now available for booking. Sign up before the space fills.
Gravity Sports is stocked with helmets, gloves, jerseys, shorts and pads, stop by inside Mountain Gateway where these items are available for sale. Our friendly sales team can help get you outfitted to ensure that your day on the trails is comfortable, safe and fun!
Once on the mountain, if your bike needs service or repair, stop by the Repair Shop located on the upper level of the Mountain Gateway building near the lift loading base. Our professional staff can service your bike or repair it if something goes wrong. For the “do-it-yourself” types, parts will also be available for purchase.
A volcanic attraction covering over 500 square miles beginning just south of Bend and extending to just south of Sunriver and east of LaPine. Managed by the U.S. Forest Service, this monument provides a unique opportunity to view the Lava Lands of central Oregon. It’s called a “monument,” but it’s actually a 50,000 acre region of natural wonders including lakes, lava flows and other geologic features unique to our region. Paulina Peak stretches nearly 8,000 feet above sea level and a hike to the top give you a birds-eye view across the High Desert.
Hidden in plain sight, Oregon’s massive Newberry Volcano is the largest volcano in the Cascades volcanic arc and covers an area the size of Rhode Island. Unlike familary cone-shaped Cascades volcanoes, Newberry was built into the shape of a broad shield by repeated eruptions over 400,000 years. About 75,000 years ago a major explosion and collapse event created a large volcanic depression (caldera) at its summit. Newberry last erupted about 1,300 years ago, and present-day hot springs and geologically young lava flows indicate that is could reawaken at any time. Because of its proximity to nearby communities of LaPine, Sunriver and Bend Oregon, frequency and size of past eruptions, and geologic youthfulness, U.S. Geological Survey scientists are working to better understand volcanic activity at Newberry and closely monitor the volcano for signs of unrest.
In November of 1990, Newberry National Volcanic Monument was created within the boundaries of Deschutes National Forest. Managed by the U.S. Forest Service, this monument provides a unique opportunity to view the Lava Lands of central Oregon.Newberry National Volcanic National Monument includes 50,000+ acres of lakes, lava flows, and spectacular geologic features in central Oregon. The highest point within the Monument is the summit Paulina Peak (7,985 ft.), showcasing views of the Oregon Cascades and across the High Desert.
It is hard to fathom as you drive through the summit area that you are within a 17 square mile caldera at the summit of a 500 square mile volcano, a volcano that remains very active to this day. Newberry is both seismically and geothermally active. Geologists believe the caldera sits over a shallow magma body only 2 to 5 kilometers deep. Visitors see numerous cinder cones (over 400 throughout the area), miles of basalt flows, as well as rhyolite flows of obsidian.
Lava Lands Visitor Center is the interpretive hub of Newberry National Volcanic Monument. Friendly rangers will help orient you to the Monument using our new 3D topographic map.Visit our state of the art interpretive exhibit on area geologic and cultural history, shop in the Discover Your Northwest Bookstore, view a variety of films scheduled daily, walk the Trail of the Molten Lands and the Trail of the Whispering Pines, picnic under the pines, attend a ranger talk, drive to the top of Lava Butte for a spectacular view of Central Oregon.
A volcanic attraction covering over 500 square miles beginning just south of Bend and extending to just south of Sunriver and east of LaPine. Managed by the U.S. Forest Service, this monument provides a unique opportunity to view the Lava Lands of central Oregon. It’s called a “monument,” but it’s actually a 50,000 acre region […]
Oregon Adaptive Sports is a Bend-based non-profit organization that provides life-changing outdoor experiences for individuals with disabilities. OAS’ year-round program include 10 different sports and activities for all ages and abilities. Oregon Adaptive Sports is working towards a day where all of Central Oregon is a model for a fully inclusive outdoor community.
Our programs are designed to accommodate a wide range of populations with different skill levels from never-evers to elite athletes.
Bend and all of Central Oregon are known far and wide for the plethora of warm weather activities available on the East side of the Cascades. Alpine lakes, wild and scenic rivers, towering basalt cliffs and old growth ponderosas await for you to hike, climb, bike, kayak or explore.
OAS offers a full slate of summer programs for youth and adults of various populations. OAS utilizes cutting edge adaptive equipment, accessible transportation, trained staff and volunteers to create the most fun and successful experience for each individual. Summer programs kick off May 30th and will run into September.
OAS offers a variety of summer programs at a variety of locations throughout Central Oregon. Programs are offered both on recurring schedules and available for private bookings. Most programs can accommodate a wide-range of ages and abilities, though some may or may not be suitable for certain individuals. To learn more about our summer program, please go to our Summer Page
The foundation of our program, OAS has been providing adaptive ski lessons for people with disabilities since 1996. Currently, OAS offers adaptive skiing and snowboarding at Mt. Bachelor and Hoodoo ski resorts as well as a range of Nordic/cross country ski and snowshoe opportunities throughout the area. OAS is proud to house cutting edge adaptive ski equipment to accommodate a wide range of abilities. Staff and volunteers are trained and often certified to work within several disciplines of adaptive winter sports. To learn more about our winter program, please go to our Winter Page.
Life-changing outdoor experiences for individuals with disabilities
Oregon Ski Guides is a division of Timberline Mountain Guides, Inc. that focuses on ski trips, instructional courses, and guided ski descents of peaks in Oregon and Washington. We are based in Bend, Oregon and we have been a Central Oregon company since 1983.
All of our Oregon Ski Guides have received American Mountain Guides Association training. We take pride in our programs and hope you will come join us for a ski trip this season. From mid-winter powder ski below treeline to skiing off volcanic summits in the summer, our trips span the full continuum of the ski experience.
Are you ready to go beyond the lifts and resorts? Oregon Ski Guides offers an Introduction to Backcountry Skiing. This two-day course will get you started learning the techniques of backcountry ski and splitboard touring. You’ll learn how the gear works and how to use it effectively. We’ll strive for saving energy on the uphill and having fun on the downhill while always focusing on sound decision making. Suitable for intermediate to advanced in-bounds skiers comfortable in changing snow conditions.
Broken Top Ski Mountaineering – Broken Top offers numerous lines to both climb and then ski, and its right in our backyard! This seldom visited peak in the Central Oregon Cascades is an incredible classroom for both mountaineering and skiing skills. During this three-day camp, we’ll focus on technical solutions to access difficult terrain such as chutes and big mountain faces. Mountaineering topics will include crampon and ice axe techniques, rope skills, building anchors, pitched snow climbing, belaying and rappelling. Previous ski touring experience is required. Previous mountaineering experience is not required.
Experienced Guiding from Timberline Mountain Guides
Everything at Oregon Spirit Distillers is done without shortcuts. We source local grain, local botanicals and clean mountain spring water to create our line of award winning spirits. Ten years of craft distilling has led to a lineup that includes Straight American Bourbon, Wheat and Rye, 3 styles of gin, vodka and a traditionally made absinthe.
Our tasting room is centrally located in Bend, just a short walk from downtown. Get a glimpse of what it means to be a craft distillery; the passion held by our owners, Brad and Kathy Irwin, has been passed along to our staff. Join us on a tour of our distillery floor and learn the process of distilling small batch whiskey, stay for an education from one of our tasting room hosts over a flight of our spirits.
Our bottle shop is stocked with everything you need for your home bar- spirits, Meadowland simple syrups, bitters, and beautiful barware. Our hosts are always happy to share their favorite cocktail recipes!
Wednesday-Sunday: Noon to 6pm
Tours daily at 2pm
Check out Oregon Spirit Distillers for upcoming events, see the lineup for our summer concert series, and find out more information about letting Oregon Spirit Distillers host your next private event!
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Award Winning Grain to Bottle Distillery & Tasting Room
The Oregon State Park system is one of the most popular in the United States. Every year, we serve an estimated 40 million daytime visitors (5th in the nation), and 2 million campers (8th in the nation). There are 224 state parks, including 55 campgrounds, open on 105,000 acres.
We also manage the Ocean Shore State Recreation Area. Many people reach the ocean shore by parking at a state park, but county and federal parks, businesses and private homes also lead to the ocean shore. No matter how you get there, the ocean shore covers all 362 miles of Oregon’s coast, making it one of the most remarkable public recreation settings in the United States.
Outriders Northwest offer Guided Half-Day Side by Side Tours in the beautiful high desert, near Bend and Sunriver Oregon.
At Outriders Northwest, our professional staff has extensive knowledge and training in backcountry outfitting. Since our entire existence is rooted in your experience, our guides provide a wealth of local history and interpretive information to make your adventure with nature a memorable one.
It is our goal to provide the ultimate all-terrain adventure, with safety and enjoyment as our main objective. All we ask is that you show up with a desire to Go Explore! Outriders Northwest for the ultimate tour adventure – Book it Today
We provide half-day, all-day, over-night, and multi-day guided adventure tours to families, groups, and individuals, enabling them to safely explore the forest’s unseen natural beauty, that most people never see in a lifetime!
All Guests have a choice: Tour in our specially equipped Polaris ATV’s, Side-by-Sides, and Slingshots. Our average tour is 3 hours, mileages and times vary; 20 to 120 Miles; 2 – 8 hours (see specific tours), and 16 and older to drive – Licensed with adult approval.
As Stewards of the Forest – we provide eco-friendly education to create public awareness and capture the minds and actions of guests to protect our national lands for the future.
Connecting more children, our future land stewards, with nature.
Our professional staff has a wealth of experience, knowledge and training in backcountry outfitting. Since our entire existence is rooted in your experience, our guides provide a wealth of local history and interpretive information to make your personal experience with nature a memorable one.
It is our goal to provide the ultimate all-terrain adventure, with safety and enjoyment as our main objective. All we ask is that you show up with a desire to Go Explore!
At Outriders Northwest, we work hard to uphold the highest safety standards in the industry. We specifically use Polaris equipment because of their product design and engineering. Our intimate knowledge of the terrain, professional guides, plus the best equipment in the industry, provides for a safe and enjoyable experience and lasting memories. Check website for additional safety information and warnings.
Ouzel Outfitters has offered the finest whitewater rafting trips for families and charter groups since 1979. We offer 1/2- to three-day rafting adventures in Central Oregon on the McKenzie, Deschutes and North Umpqua Rivers. Transportation is included on all 1/2- and one-day McKenzie and Deschutes River trips.
We also offer three- to five-day vacation length wilderness trips on Oregon’s Wild & Scenic Rogue, Central Oregon’s John Day, Eastern Oregon’s Owyhee and Idaho’s Lower Salmon River. We are highly committed to the professionalism of our staff and to continually improving the organization, service and safety of our trips. We look forward to hosting you, your family and friends for a memorable rafting adventure.
Ouzel Guides Make all the Difference
Few river companies put as many resources into training, retraining and certification of their guide staff. Guides new to Ouzel must complete a competitive application and training process (regardless of their previous experience). Once training is complete, a long period of “apprenticeship” is required before being qualified to work. Returning guides are required to attend a 5-day training program where skills are refreshed, company standards re-iterated and new policies and procedures are introduced. Our guide staff are an extremely loyal and tight-knit group of professionals. With little turnover each year Ouzel maintains a high level of experience, tradition and teamwork. Our guides know our rivers, our trips and most importantly, our guests.
Oregon’s finest whitewater adventures since 1979
Enjoy natural luxury in Oregon’s breathtaking high desert when you book your stay at Panacea at the Canyon, a 40-acre destination spa experience. From May through October we offer the discriminating vacationer one-of-a-kind lodging in custom-made safari tents paired with holistic treatments, organic goodness, activities and premier hospitality. From tranquil vistas to attention to your every need, you’ll find it easy and delightful to relax and rejuvenate in a truly refined manner.
Panacea at the Canyon offers seven splendid nonsmoking Stargazer Luxury Tents with en-suite bathrooms for your comfort, indulgent spa services for the ultimate experience in relaxation and personal well being. Heal your body from the inside in enjoying fresh and delicious Farm-to-Table dining options.
In addition, we offer a diverse array of workshops and activities to choose from such as hot air ballooning, rock climbing, archery, horseshoes, slacklining, yoga and meditation, nature trails, birding, live music and lawn games, stargazing, fireside stories and outdoor movies on the weekends.
Allow us to be your luxury base camp for adventure as you explore nearby Smith Rock State Park or ride the scenic bikeways or horseback trails in Central Oregon. Try your hand at fly-fishing or ride the rapids in whitewater rafting. Enjoy jet ski and pontoon boating at nearby Lake Billy Chinook.
Panacea at the Canyon is a Signal-free Sanctuary. Relinquish all cell phones and computers at check-in. Get ready to disconnect.
Call today to reserve and begin your luxury one-of-a-kind vacation!
Paulina Lake is one of the twin crater lakes in the Newberry Caldera and is open year round. It’s located within the caldera of Newberry Volcano, about 25 miles south of Bend.
The caldera is what’s left after more than 500,000 years of volcanic activity. And unlike most lakes, neither Paulina or East lakes get any water from streams – they’re filled strictly with rain, snowmelt and hot springs. Paulina Lake is about 1,500 acres in size and averages 163 feet deep. But at its deepest point, this popular destination plunges to 250 feet deep. Motorized and non motorized boats are allowed here.
Paulina Lake is one of the twin crater lakes in the Newberry Caldera and is open year round. It’s located within the caldera of Newberry Volcano, about 25 miles south of Bend. The caldera is what’s left after more than 500,000 years of volcanic activity. And unlike most lakes, neither Paulina or East lakes get […]
Paulina Lake Lodge is a rustic log lodge, built in 1929, is known for its great home cooking, friendly faces and relaxing atmosphere. You might also recognize it as a filming location from the movie Wild.
For decades, people have been coming to Paulina Lake and the Newberry Crater to recreate. One of the great secrets of a Central Oregon adventure is staying overnight in one of Paulina Lake Lodge rustic cabins. The fact that eighty percent of our visitors come back year after year is a testament to how special it is to stay at Paulina Lake Lodge.
We have maintained the original atmosphere and feel of the resort even in the renovations to our cabins. Our 14 cabins come ready for your adventure. Full kitchens, linens, full bathrooms, and firewood are all provided to make your stay comfortable.
Located in the Deschutes National Forest, Paulina Lake Lodge is a complete summer and winter family resort. Our rustic lodge is set on the shore of Paulina Lake, inside world-famous Newberry Caldera, a lake formed by ancient volcanic activity in the crater of Mt. Newberry.
Our experienced staff is anxious to offer advice on where to go and how to hook up for the best fishing. We have rental boats and motors, moorage, gas, and oil to keep any boating enthusiast out doing what they love best. We rent paddle boards, kayaks, canoe and pedal boats. A general store stocked with groceries, sundries, beverages and fishing licenses is available for those last-second items and a complete tackle and bait shop are supplied exclusively for our guests.
Stop by the Paulina Lake Lodge & Restaurant for a bite to eat at our restaurant, complete with bar and coffee barista its sure to impress even the most seasoned of travelers. We even offer rental cabins for those who like to experience the outdoors without leaving the comfort of home. A recreational paradise for fishing, hiking, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, or just plain loafing! So much awaits you at majestic Paulina Lake.
Our rustic log lodge, built in 1929, is known for its great home cooking, friendly faces and relaxing atmosphere. You might also recognize it as a filming location from the movie Wild.
Our delicious lunches and dinners feature favorites like our Chefs’ famous Prime Rib and homemade cobblers. This oasis of the high desert impresses travelers from all over the country. We have great trophy fish mounts that will surely spark the imagination of any skilled angler. Also awaiting inside is a full cocktail bar and coffee barista to compliment any diners taste.
Paulina Lake Lodge General Store is stocked during the summer months with fishing licenses, tackle, clothes, food, beer and other supplies for any outdoor enthusiast. If your staying with us in one of our great cabins or just passing by, make sure and stop to take in all Paulina lake has to offer. Our restaurant will open during unscheduled hours for parties of 10 or more during Winter.
Dinner Reservations REQUIRED
Please Call 541-536-2240
Winter Season – ROUND TRIP SNO-CAT SHUTTLE (Winter Only)
$25/person, under 12 free.
SATURDAY PRIME RIB DINNER 4 PM to 8 PM
May – September Please call to verify hours (541) 536-2240
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A Resort On The Lake of the Newberry Crater
From the summit, on a clear day, all of the volcanic formations which make up the Cascade mountains can be seen. It’s a moderately strenuous 6.2 mile out and back hike that gains about 1,600 feet of elevation, and provides views that make this what many call a “must do in Oregon.”
From the summit, on a clear day, all of the volcanic formations which make up the Cascade mountains can be seen. It’s a moderately strenuous 6.2 mile out and back hike that gains about 1,600 feet of elevation, and provides views that make this what many call a “must do in Oregon.”
The Paulina Plunge Downhill Waterfall Mt. Bike Tour is a wet and wild family adventure for all ages from 4 to 70. We will descend over six miles down a smooth forest trail, where our friendly guides will lead you to six pristine waterfalls and two natural water slides.
Gravity will be your friend as you descend deep into the Oregon back country, on your Fat Tire Mt.Bike. Only here will you discover the grandeur of the Paulina Mountains and the secrets of Chief Paulina’s water slide. Along the way you will learn the legends of the ancient indigenous people and the saga of Chief Paulina. During the length of the trip you will descend over 2,000 vertical feet, on your Fat Bike. That translates into four 1-1/2 mile downhill biking segments to each waterfall stop. The group will visit up to six pristine waterfalls ranging in height from 10 to 40 feet, including two safe natural water slides to explore and play on. Two short energetic nature hikes, at a distance of half mile each, will be required to reach the bubbling falls and slides below. This safe fun family excursion is suitable for all active ages 4 to 70 years young with confident beginner to intermediate biking skills. Trail-A-Bike Tandems for non-riding kids 4 to 8 years are available.
Learn the legends of Chief Paulina as you travel in his footsteps. Our guides will share their knowledge of the local history and geology as you travel to the waterfalls. Exploring this natural water park will be the highlight of your Central Oregon vacation. You’ll have the time of your life!
We provide mountain bikes, helmets and a day pack for each family or group. You’re welcome to bring your own lunch or purchase one from our staff.
Wet, Wild and Unique family adventure