10 Epic Things to Do In Bend, Oregon
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Sunset at Sparks Lake
Sparks Lake is surrounded by three towering peaks: South Sister, Broken Top and Bachelor Butte. But be forewarned, the secret it out!
Tumalo Peak for sunrise
If you're in the mood for jaw dropping views of Bend's alpine wilderness, it's hard to top the Tumalo Peak hike.
No Name Lake
Broken Top Trail to No Name Lake is, hands down, my favorite hike in Bend. We learned about this trail through a local and are forever grateful.
Hike To Tumalo Falls
The waterfall is nestled into a healthy evergreen forest that enhances the awe-inspiring dramatic falls.
Smith Rock State Park
A fantastic rock outcropping in the middle of a breathtaking desert landscape, surrounded by panoramic views of the cascade range.
Explore Lava River Cave
If I had to choose a favorite cave, it'd be the Lava River Cave at Newberry National Volcanic Monument PLUS it's a great activity with kids.
Go Fly Fishing
Did you know that Fly Fisher Magazine rated Bend as one of the top 10 fly-fishing towns in America?
Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway
This drive is often considered one of the most beautiful in America, hence the “scenic” designation.
Hike the Green Lakes Trail
The Green Lakes Trail is one of the most popular trails in the Deschutes National Forest with stunning views of the Cascades.
Enjoy Mt Bachelor
Mt. Bachelor is the 6th largest ski resort in the country, so if you're looking for things to do in Bend Oregon during winter, you need not look further.
Best Things to Do In Bend, Oregon
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