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30 Exciting Bend, Oregon Activities You Should Try

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30 Exciting Bend, Oregon Activities You Should Try

Introduction - Read on to find out about 30 exciting Bend, Oregon activities you can try on your next visit to one...

 

Hit the slopes at Mt. Bachelor

Activity 1 - Just outside of Bend, Mt. Bachelor offers world-class slopes with over a hundred unique runs for skiing and snowboarding. It's...

 
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Rent a movie from "The Last Blockbuster"

Activity 2 - Before gaining fame from the Netflix documentary (the irony!), the last Blockbuster on Earth had to get creative to remain...

 

Feel small in Newberry National Volcanic Monument

Activity 3 - Found in the massive Deschutes National Forest, the Newberry National Volcanic Monument is a mind-bending tribute to the region's fiery...

 

Climb at Smith Rock State Park

Activity 4 - Smith Rock State Park in nearby Terrebonne is one of the most popular things to do around Bend, Oregon. It...

 

Go paddling or fishing in Mirror Pond

Activity 5 - Created by Bend Hydro Dam, Mirror Pond is the standout feature of Drake Park, and heading here is one of...

 

Take a break in Drake Park

Activity 6 - This park is central to Bend, both in geographical terms and in its commitment to outdoor enjoyment. It backs up...

 

Hike to Tumalo Falls

Activity 7 - For an even less intense hike in the region, taking the trail to the thundering ninety-seven-foot Tumalo Falls is one...

 
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Shop in the Old Mill District

Activity 8 - Like many towns and cities in the twenty-first century, Bend has had to walk the line between modernizing and maintaining...

 

Take a drive along Cascade Lakes National Scenic Byway

Activity 9 - The Cascade mountain range extends from Northern California all the way through Oregon, Washington, and across the border into Canada...

 

Take a day trip to Crater Lake National Park

Activity 10 - Crater Lake National Park is consistently ranked as one of the best National Parks of the West Coast. It's simultaneously...

 

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