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Year Round Recreation for the Entire Family

Three generations of vacationers call Black Butte Ranch their favorite family vacation spot. This kind of loyalty doesn’t happen overnight but by consistently meeting—and exceeding—expectations during every visit. Families come back, year after year, and encourage this Oregon vacation tradition because there’s no better place for families and friends to enjoy the abundance of year round Oregon recreation than at Black Butte Ranch.

Nestled in more than 1800 pristine acres of breathtaking Oregon beauty, Black Butte Ranch offers a wealth of year round activities—perfect for an authentic Oregon vacation with your family or group. 18 miles of hiking and biking trails. Thirty-six holes of championship mountain golf. A full service day spa. Fitness center with cardio and weight equipment, steam room and outdoor hot tub. A new Lakeside complex featuring an expansive outdoor pool and hot tub, Bistro with indoor and outdoor dining, fitness facility, sauna and locker rooms, and a new family activity center and playground.  Award-winning restaurants. A family recreation area with a full-court basketball court, four pickle ball courts, two bocci ball courts, and two horseshoe pits.  Volleyball, basketball and sand volleyball courts. Plus, outdoor concerts, swimming, horseback riding, tennis, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, canoeing, paddle boarding and fly-fishing.  The recreational opportunities at the Ranch are limitless.

Off the Ranch, the 1.6 million acre Deschutes National Forest is right next door, offering endless adventures for the outdoor enthusiast. From hiking, mountain biking and fly-fishing to whitewater rafting and winter skiing and snowshoeing, there’s no end to your Central Oregon adventure options.

Download the What's Happening at the Ranch Activity Guide (PDF) | Sample Summer Recreation Programs


Join us for the inaugural Black Butte Ranch Doggie Dash Saturday, March 26, 2016.   Register at the Lakeside Activity Center at a10am.  Event begins at 11:00am.  

This event is a fundraiser for the Three Rivers Animal Shelter. The Fee is $5 per person. Cash or checks should be made out to Three Rivers Animal Shelter. There will be a raffle for participants after the event. The event is not timed.

Doggie Talent Show!

After the event there will be a doggie talent show that will be judged. Awards for: Best Trick, Softest Coat, Longest Tail, Longest Tongue, and Cutest Overall.

Participants will run/walk approximately 2 miles. 

Download the registration form.