Winopee Lake Trail
Winopee Lake Trail is a 16.4 mile out and back trail located near La Pine, Oregon that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking & mountain biking and is accessible from June until December.
Three Sisters Wilderness Trails
There are approximately 260 miles of trail within the wilderness. The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail traverses the wilderness for 40 miles. Most trails entering the wilderness begin in dense forests of Douglas-fir on the western slopes of the Cascades and ponderosa pine on the eastern slopes.
Cascade Lakes Highway
The Cascade Lakes Highway—Oregon State Highway 46—is surrounded by mountains, lakes and forests that have delighted motorists, bicyclists and hikers for over fifty years. Formerly known as Century Drive, the route offers a fun and interesting day-long excursion during your summer and fall.
Lava River Caves
Deep underneath Hiway 97 are the caves which are free to the public. Go prepared with flashlight and sweater (it's always 62-degrees in there). Crawl on your belly the last few yards to touch the end of the caves, if you dare.
Deschutes River Rafting on the Big Eddy
3 hour River Rafting tour! We are floating through the beautiful Deschutes National Forest, where the flows of lava from Lava Lands National Monument shaped the Deschutes River over 7,000 years ago. Towering ponderosa pines and quaking aspens cover the landscape.
Climb Mount Bachelor
While it is best known for its awesome skiing, Mount Bachelor is one of the higher Oregon peaks with some excellent views at the summit. It can easily be done in an afternoon or so
Newberry National Volcanic Monument
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. The summit area of Newberry Volcano holds two sparkling alpine lakes full of trout and salmon.
Gravity will be your friend, as you descend deep into the Oregon backcountry. During the length of the trip, you will descend over 2,500 vertical feet on your mountain bike. That translates into four 1-1/2 mile biking segments to each waterfall stop. While coasting down the smooth dirt forest trail, you will be close to the shimmering waterfalls of the stream.
Central Oregon Adventures
Don't own a 4x4? "Central Oregon Adventures" offers multi-hour ATV rides very close to the Cultus Lake Resort. "Edison Expedition" is an exhilarating ride that will take you through old growth ponderosa forests and over lava flows from Mt. Bachelor. Explore the scenic area and take photos of the Cascade Mountain Range.
Fishing Links Galore
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Oregon's historic Highway 242 will take you on a spectacular tour of the the volcanic peaks and lava flows of the high Cascades. The highway crests at 5,325 feet at Mckenzie Pass, amid an incredible, 2,600 year old, sixty-five square mile lava flow.
Welcome to the great state of Oregon. With ocean beaches stretching to the horizon, miles of sand dunes, rocky headlands with historic lighthouses, lush coastal forests of fir and hemlock, fertile inland river valleys, the Cascade range with glaciered volcanoes and wild and scenic river canyons, western Oregon has a distinctly Northwest feel.
High Desert Museum
The High Desert Museum is located near Bend, Oregon, United States. Opened in 1982, it brings regional wildlife, culture, art and natural resources together to promote an understanding of natural and cultural heritage of North America’s high desert country. The museum uses indoor and outdoor exhibits, wildlife in natural-like habitats, and living history demonstrations to help people discover and appreciate the high desert environment. The museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums.