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Outdoor Adventures

Year-round outdoor expeditions are a hallmark of Black Butte Ranch.  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, skiing and rock climbing you’ll find anywhere.  Whatever season you arrive, you’ll be making memories to share for a lifetime.

Biking

Explore scenic bike trails both on and off the Ranch.

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Hiking

Whether you’re exploring the Ranch’s 1800 acres, or making a foray into the 1.6 million acre Deschutes National Forest that is our backyard, hiking opportunities are endless.

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Fishing

Engage in catch and release fly-fishing at Black Butte Ranch and nearby waters.

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Canoeing, Kayaking, & Stand Up Paddleboarding

Take in the stunning mountain backdrop while paddling across the calm waters of Phalarope Lake at Black Butte Ranch.

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Whitewater Rafting

From mellow rapids mixed in with fun rolls and swirls to thrilling adventures, there’s whitewater fun for everyone.

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Guided Cave Trips, GPS Challenges & Canoe Tours

Canoe serene, secluded waters, traverse remote caves or discover hidden clues in the forest. 

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Rock Climbing

Go for a thrilling rock climb in world-renown Smith Rock State Park.

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High Desert Museum

Encounter eagles, owls, otters, bobcat, lynx and other animals in their natural habitats, while learning about the natural history of Central Oregon.

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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 1.5 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.

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GLAZE MEADOW RECREATION CENTER* (GMRC)
13695 Hawks Beard 541-595-5879
Daily 7am-9pm
Yoga Class
6/18-8/31 $15
8:30am-9:30pm
Kids welcome after 10:00am
*DETAILS
GMRC INDOOR POOL*
Adult Lap Swim 7am–9am
Adult Swim 9am–10am
Open Swim 10am-5pm
All Age Lap Swim 5-6pm
Open Swim 6pm-9pm
Hydrofit Class
M-F 6/18-8/31   
$15
8:30am-9:30am
Silver Fins Swim Workout Class
W $15

Swimming Lessons
M-F $12 (Ages 4+)

Beginners
Advanced Beginners
Intermediates

9am-10am

 

 

9-9:30am
9:35-10:05am
9:35-10:05am

*DETAILS
LAKESIDE EXERCISE & HOT TUB*
LAKESIDE POOL
6/22-9/3 8am-9pm
Adult Lap Swim  8am-10am
Open Swim 10am-9pm
SOUTH MEADOW POOL
PAULINA POOL
UPPER GLAZE MEADOW POOL

6/22-9/2

10am-7pm
LAKESIDE ACTIVITY CENTER
GAME ROOM
541-595-1282

12930 Hawks Beard

 
6/23-8/31 9am-9pm