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Deschutes National Forest

63095 Deschutes Market Rd, Bend, OR 97701-9794
+1 541-383-5300
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Beautiful and much to do

A drive through is gorgeous, and there is lots to stop for: Hking, biking, camping, fishing... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Iowa City, IA
The Best!

Great High Desert experience with an amazing river running through it. Rafting is available through... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Truckee, California
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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
+1 541-383-5300
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank GailCheryl
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Kelsdog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank maggieshotmustang
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Much of the forest area the surrounds Bend to the West and South is part of this National Forest. Many of the attraction, Newberry Caldera, Lava lands, Mt Bachelor and Tumalo Falls are in the forest. My favorite parts are around the lava lands and...More

1  Thank Grover R
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Cool national park. There are a few places you can go here. Not as huge as seqouia. Good place to go to for trails during the spring summer and good place to go to for snow boarding skiing snow play etc in the winter.

Thank jtatom
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Pretty and free to explore, you can't go wrong with driving through this lovely national forest. There are lots of little places to pull over and park (and outhouse style toilets too) and several very easy walking trails even if you aren't an experienced hiker....More

1  Thank moviegal226
Reviewed 27 April 2017

So beautiful and so much to see and do. This is a definite drive to do, but it can't be done in a day and see everything.

Thank T F
Reviewed 16 March 2017

It's the main reason I moved here in 1969. It never gets old visiting all the rivers ,lakes, mountains, parks,camp grounds, and all the attractions that make central Oregon unique. Summer and winter activities abound, it's really special!

Thank Ezraknuckle
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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
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.
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