Spent 08/06 driving the Cascade Lakes highway and pulling off at various turnouts to allow our granddaughter to get a line wet. The Deschutes is a great fishing river. A great way to spend the day during a hot August day.
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This stretch of river has a few class III rapids, and one 3+ rapid. It was a great time to go rafting on a hot day. It was a private trip, with out guide being a friend. We all had to paddle.That it made it...More
The Deschutes River, especially in and around Bend, Oregon has so many ways it can be enjoyed. Why don't you share some of your favorite ways to enjoy it. It's one of our favorite things to do in the summer, we love to kayak, float,...More
beautiful place and very trendy, was fun to sit and taste yummy brews very popular. would be a great place to take family for a fancy meal.
A little rain, a little snow, a sunny day--any weather is perfect for a walk or run along this well-maintained river path. We started at Riverbend Park, where there's parking and nice restrooms. The gravel path follows the river, passing rapids and long slow stretches,...More
Your can drive 17 miles down the river and camp along it in many places near the gravel roadway. Hot, dry and great views. You get some railroad traffic across the river, but nothing to distract you. Rafting trips would be on the list to...More
Recently booked a trip with Deschutes River Outfitters fishing the Deschutes River outside of Bend Oregon. The fishing was absolutely phenomenal and the scenery is just absolutely amazing. I fished just about every river/tributary for trout/salmon/steelhead in the Northeast and nothing can prepare you for...More
If you go to Bend on vacation and don’t float the Deschutes River then you missed out on one of the best FREE, did I say FREE, activities! Don’t miss out on being one of the happy, happy, happy people floating past as you stroll...More
We recently whitewater rafted down the Deschutes River with an outfit run by the Seventh Mountain resort agency and had a really great (and not too expensive) experience. Having undergone a similar activity on a class4/5 section in Costa Rica, our family was rather anxious...More
I have been on the river near Maupin, near Lake Billy Chinook, and in and around Bend, it is a great place to spend time. Hiking along the river is beautiful. Rafting, or just floating the placid stretches, is really fun. Just dangling your feet...More