Black Butte Ranch offers an abundance of year round outdoor adventures. From biking, hiking, kayaking and canoeing to fly-fishing, snowshoeing, whitewater rafting and mountain biking, the Ranch is your adventure headquarters. The Ranch also provides convenient access to some of the best fishing, biking, skiing and whitewater rafting you’ll find anywhere. Whatever season you’re here, you’ll be making memories to share for a lifetime.
Explore the scenic biking trails both on and off the Ranch.
Whether you’re exploring throughout the Ranch’s 1800 acres or the 1.6 million acre Deschutes National Forest that is our backyard, hiking opportunities are endless.
Catch and Release Fly Fishing at Black Butte Ranch and nearby waters.
Canoeing, Kayaking, & Standup Paddle Boarding
Take in the stunning mountain backdrop while paddling across the calm waters of Phalarope Lake at Black Butte Ranch.
From scenic and mellow rapids mixed in with fun rolls and swirls to thrilling adventures, there’s whitewater fun for everyone
Guided Cave Trips, GPS Challenges, & Canoe Tours
Canoe beautiful and secluded waters; experience remote caves or discover hidden clues in the forest.
Discovering the activity of rock climbing and experience beautiful Smith Rock State Park.
High Desert Museum
Encounter eagles, owls, otters, bobcat, lynx and other animals in their natural habitats.
Paulina Plunge Downhill
Waterfall Mountain Bike Tour
Discover the secrets of Chief Paulina’s waterslide. Descend over 2,500 vertical feet on a mountain bike (Four 1-1/2 mile biking segments to each waterfall stop.) and visit up to six waterfalls, including two safe natural slides. Call 541.389.0562 or visit PaulinaPlunge.com.
Skiing & Snow Activities
From sledding and snowshoeing to cross country and downhill skiing, there’s great snow-filled recreation to enjoy both on and off the Ranch.
|541-595-5879||13695 Hawks Beard|
|Sunday - Thursday||7am-7pm|
|Friday & Saturday||7am-8pm|
|Thanksgiving Holiday, November 22-25||7am-9pm|
|Yoga Class $15||11/24, 25, 26 9-10am|
|Adult Lap Swim||7am-9am|
|Swim Team||M-F 4-6pm|
|Hydrofit Class $12||MWF 9-10am|
|11/8-11/26 FRIDAYS ONLY|
|Silver Fins Swim Workout Class $12||T/H 9-10am|
|11/8-11/27 NO CLASS|
|Adult Lap Swim||5-6pm|
|LAKESIDE POOL Closed for the season|
|Lakeside Exercise Room||Open year-round|
|Sunday - Thursday||7:30am-7:00pm|
|Friday & Saturday||7:30am-8:00pm|
|Lakeside Hot Tub & Sauna|
|Sunday - Thursday||9:00am-7:00pm|
|Friday & Saturday||9:00am-8:00pm|
|LAKESIDE ACTIVITY CENTER FRONT GAME ROOM ONLY|
|541-595-1282||12930 Hawks Beard|
|Sunday - Thursday||9am-7pm|
|Friday & Saturday||9am-8pm|
|Thanksgiving Weekend Activities at the Lakeside Activity Center|
Lifeguards are not on duty - parents must watch their children. Obey all posted rules. Everyone should use the buddy system.
Pool towels are not provided, so please bring your own towels prior to visiting any of the pool facilities at the Ranch
|November Activity Guide|
|Turkey Trot Fun Run & Walk|
Lakeside Activity Center Schedule
Game Room Open Only 9am - 7pm
Friday, November 24
10am A/C Thankful Turkey Puppet $3
11am CW Pine Cone Turkey $5
12pm A/C Coffee Filter Turkey $3
1pm CK Pilgrim Hat Cookies (ages 6+) $5
2-4pm Ceramic Painting (ages 4+) $8-$18
5:30-6pm Tree Lighting Ceremony: In Sisters @ Fir Street Park next to Chamber Building; all ages *Free
Saturday, November 25
11am Turkey Trot: Annual 5k Run/Walk $10 Benefits SHS Nordic Team
*Waiver required, Registration @ 10:15am @ Lakeside Activities Center
Leashed, friendly dogs welcome.
1pm A/C Fall Handprint Wreath $3
2pm Sisters Christmas Parade Free – in Sisters
3pm CW Paper Plate Scarecrow $3
4pm CK Popcorn Corn on the Cob $5
Sunday, November 27
10am A/C Popsicle Stick Scarecrow $3
11am CW Salt Dough Leaf Ornaments $5
12pm CK Turkey Snack Bags $5
1pm CW Pine Cone Birdfeeder $5
|Winter Bike Path Map &
Rental Shop Brochure