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Deschutes National Forest

63095 Deschutes Market Rd, Bend, OR 97701-9794
+1 541-383-5300
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Hiking and Walking in the Cascades around Bend

Before your hike, stop by the Forest Service Office on Century Drive in Bend to pick up maps and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cristen S
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Bend, Oregon
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Enjoy the view of the rapids

The hike to view the rapids is easy and pleasant. The FS ranger told us no one had made the trip... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
22101
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McLean, Virginia
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Encompassing more than 1.6 million acres of Central Oregon, this region extends for about 100 miles with a scenic backdrop of volcanic mountains of the Cascades.
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63095 Deschutes Market Rd, Bend, OR 97701-9794
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Before your hike, stop by the Forest Service Office on Century Drive in Bend to pick up maps and get advice. Just up Century Drive from the Forest Service Office is the turn off to the trail that will take you to a beautiful hike...More

Thank Cristen S
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

The hike to view the rapids is easy and pleasant. The FS ranger told us no one had made the trip all the way down in a canoe, kyak or raft as there are too many obstacles. An awesome sight!!

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

awesome winding trail, perfect for running, with numerous great views of water and awesome foot bridge.

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Having visited nearly 3 decades--we cannot recommend highly enough. Great place, great people, and relaxing.

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Just about anywhere you go in the Deschutes National Forest will be a delight. There are so many beautiful mountains, lakes and rivers/streams to see that you could easily spend several days in the area even if you're not hiking or backpacking. The roads are...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2017

A drive through is gorgeous, and there is lots to stop for: Hking, biking, camping, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding. Something for everyone.

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Reviewed 16 July 2017

Great High Desert experience with an amazing river running through it. Rafting is available through Sun Country Raft Tours.

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Reviewed 2 July 2017

I notice that the boulder with the contractors name on it who lost his life while contracting the sunset cove had been over come with bushes and wild plants that need to be thinned and possiibility trimmed back and something done with the plack. I...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

Lovely area for outdoor recreation. We enjoyed our weekday caming on Suttle Lake campground. Reservations are probably a must for summer weekends. Its very busy. Trail around the lake was perfect for a new mountain biker--fairly narrow single track with minor ups and downs and...More

Thank YuccaBC
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

We visited Deschutes National Forest Again in the srping. It was so fun to see the snow on the mountain peaks. The trees were beautiful. There are numerous parks to explore and lots of outdoor activities.

Thank mini
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Lori G
24 July 2015|
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Response from Keith H | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea on the camp ground
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garlicman666
2 June 2015|
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Response from mauigirl45 | Reviewed this property |
Head to the Old Mill Shops. You can park by the movie theatre.
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GypsyJ81
9 April 2015|
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Response from Barbara H | Reviewed this property |
The trails we followed were at The Head of the Metolius, which is a beautiful area. There is ample parking and a short walk to the trails. There's also a fish hatchery nearby. When we were there last October, there was... More
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