central Oregon recreation
Central Oregon Adventures, Recreation and Museums
Downhill Mountain Bike Tour
The Paulina Plunge Downhill and Waterfall Mountain Bike Tour will guide you to the scenic waterfalls and slides of Paulina Creek. Riding the two natural waterslides will be the highlight of your vacation. Tours are designed for active people, ages 4 & up; bike and helmet included. Click here for more information or call 800-296-0562.
Cave Trips, GPS Eco-Challenges & Canoe ToursCanoe beautiful and secluded Clear Lake, experience remote caves in helmets and headlamps, explore the crater of an ancient volcano or discover hidden clues in the forest on a GPS Eco-Challenge. Award-winning local naturalist guides bring the area alive for you with fun interpretations on ecology, geology, wildlife, and Native American and pioneer history. No experience necessary-all ages and ability levels welcome, and all equipment is included. Wanderlust Tours also offers Moonlight Canoe Trips, Dinner Canoe under the Stars, and Brews & Views Canoe Trips and Beer Tasting Events.
Wanderlust Tours or e-mail info@WanderlustTours.com or call 800-962-2862.
First Ascent Climbing services offers specialized climbing services at Smith Rock State Park. They provide personal, professional rock climbing instruction and guiding services for all ages and abilities. From the first time rock climber to those breaking into advanced rock climbing skills, their seasoned Smith Rock guides provide exceptional service for their clients. First Ascent Climbing Services offers low client to guide ratio to ensure quality service. Half day and full day adventures are offered at the hours that work best for your group. Late afternoon climbing into the evening is a wonderful way to enjoy summer nights. AMGA Accreddited Guide Service. Call 541-318-7170or 1-866-climb11.
High Desert Museum
The High Desert Museum is located just three miles south of Bend,
Oregon, about 40 minutes from Black Butte Ranch. Get close up to wild animals – from a bobcat, lynx, otter and porcupines, to owls, eagles, a fox and reptiles – the High Desert Museum is a perfect activity for the entire family! Discover these Central Oregon animals in natural habitats at indoor and outdoor exhibits on scenic nature trails.