So you’re driving through the area and now you’re in Bend for a couple of hours….. What should you do?

This list has different activities that you could choose from while you’re spending this short period of time in this beautiful city. No matter the season there is a quick thing to experience. Nearby are beautiful trails that allow for short hikes. Parks that are unique and dog friendly to Bend. Even short tours such as our Big Eddy white water rafting trip! If it’s winter and you’re wanting a quick sled session then head to Wanoga Snow Park not too far out of town. If it’s summer then you could head down into the caves at Lava Lands.

No matter what you choose to do for those couple of hours, we’d bet it’ll peak your interest enough to bring you back to do so much more that is offered in town!


Experience Downtown Bend 916 NW Wall St, Bend, OR 97703 541.788.3628 http://www.downtownbend.org/
High Desert Museum 59800 S Hwy 97, Bend, OR 97702 541.382.4754 http://www.highdesertmuseum.org/
Newberry National Volcanic Monument – Lava Lands and Lava Butte 58201 S Hwy 97, Bend, OR 97707 541.593.2421 http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/centraloregon/recarea/?recid=38394
Riverbend Park and Off-Leash Dog Area 799 SW Columbia St, Bend OR 97702 541.389.7275 http://www.bendparksandrec.org/parks/riverbend-park/
Shevlin Park 18920 NW Shevlin Park Rd, Bend, OR 97701 541.389.7275 https://www.bendparksandrec.org/park/shevlin-park/
Sun Country Tours 531 SW 13th St, Bend, OR 97702 541.382.6277 http://www.suncountrytours.com/
Upper Deschutes River Trail 541.383.5300 https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/deschutes/recarea/?recid=38338
Wanoga Snow Play Area Cascade Lakes Hwy, Bend, OR 541.383.5300 http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/centraloregon/recreation/wintersports/recarea/?recid=38542&actid=88
Wheel Fun Rentals 603 SW Mill A Dr, Bend, OR 97702 541.408.4568 https://wheelfunrentals.com/or/bend/old-mill-district/

 

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