Meadow Day Use Area

Meadow Day Use Area

Located just over five miles west of Bend, this popular day use area sits along the the Deschutes River.  This site offers hiking access to the Deschutes River Trail and several areas for picnicking next to the river. There are toilets and picnic tables at this site. Dogs must be on leash at all trailheads … Continue reading

Fall River Hatchery

Fall River Hatchery

The Fall River in La Pine State Park is a well-stocked spring fed stream with gin clear water. The stream is fly fishing only with barbless hooks. Hatches of small BWO and PMD are make these small mayflies the going choice. When surface action is lacking small PT and Hares … Continue reading

Fall River Falls

Fall River Falls

The Fall River in La Pine State Park is a year-round, well-stocked spring fed stream with gin clear water. The stream is fly fishing only with barbless hooks. Abundant hatches of small (#18 & less) Blue Winged Olive and Pale Morning Dun make these small mayflies the going choice. When … Continue reading

Chimney Rock

Chimney Rock

Open all year, he Wild and Scenic Crooked River at Chimney Rock provides easy access to pocket water and deep pools filled with native Redband Trout and Mountain Whitefish. Favorite flies are small (#18 & less) BWO and midges. October (#12) and Mother’s Day  (#14) caddis can provide exciting topwater … Continue reading

Tam McArthur Rim

Tam McArthur Rim

Tam McArthur Rim Trail is a 5.1 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Sisters, Oregon that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from July until October. Dogs are also able to use this … Continue reading

Steelhead Falls

Steelhead Falls

In steps, it is only about .5 miles from the trailhead to Steelhead Falls. In terms of geologic time, it is a few million years. Colorful grooves decorate cliffs and show the erosion of time. Wildflowers dot the slopes in the spring and golden eagles soar overhead. The trail to … Continue reading

Paulina Falls

Paulina Falls

Paulina Creek Falls is a cascade and plunge waterfall from a streambed draining from Paulina Lake in Newberry National Volcanic Monument, south of Bend, Oregon. Located of thicket of majestic conifer species, Paulina Creek Falls is located just west of Paulina Lake outside of the Newberry Caldera. This double falls … Continue reading

Benham Falls

Benham Falls

Benham Falls are rapids of the Deschutes River located between Sunriver and Bend, Oregon, United States. With a pitch of 22.5°, they are rated Class 5 for watercraft, and are the largest falls on the upper Deschutes. The falls were created by the eruption of nearby Lava Butte approximately 6,000 … Continue reading

Dillon Falls

Dillon Falls

Dillon Falls are rapids in the U.S. state of Oregon near Bend in the Deschutes National Forest. With a pitch of 76.5°, the falls are a significant obstacle to whitewater running and are rated Class 5. Unlike nearby Benham Falls, Dillon Falls are not widely documented because they are hard … Continue reading