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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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REC HOURS

GLAZE MEADOW REC CENTER
(GMRC)

13695 Hawks Beard
541-595-5879
Kids welcome after 10am
6/1-14
Daily 7am-8pm
6/15-30
Daily 7am-9pm

GLAZE MEADOW INDOOR POOL

6/1-14 7am-8pm
6/15-30 7am-9pm
Adult Swim 7am-10am
Open Swim 10am-5pm
Adult Lap Swim 5pm-6pm
Open Swim 6pm-close

GLAZE MEADOW OUTDOOR POOL

6/1-14 7am-8pm
6/15-30 7am-9pm
HOT TUB
6/1-14 9am-8pm
6/15-30 8am-9pm
Hydrofit $15
6/1-14 M&W* 9am-10am
6/17-28 M-F 8:30am-9:30am
* Call 541-595-5879 to confirm
Silver Fins $15
Class Cancelled 9am-10am
Swim Lessons
6/17-28 M-F $15
Beginners 9am-9:30am
Adv Beginners & Intermediates 9:30am-10am
Private Lessons 9am-11am
Private $40/30 min
Semi Private $20/30 min

LAKESIDE

Access card or code needed for entry. Kids welcome after 10am.
POOL & HOT TUB
6/1-14 9am-8pm
6/15-30 8am-9pm
All Age Lap Swim 8am-10am
BOAT RENTALS 9am-8pm
Canoes $8 / 30 min
Kayaks $13 / 30 min
SUP $13 / 30 min
SU Pedal Board $18 / 30 min
EXERCISE ROOM
6/1-14 7:30am-8pm
6/15-30 7:30am-9pm
SOUTH MEADOW POOL
6/15-30
Open Swim 10am-7pm
PAULINA POOL
6/15-30
Open Swim 10am-7pm
UPPER GLAZE MEADOW POOL
6/15-30
Open Swim 10am-7pm
LAKESIDE ACTIVITY CENTER
GAME ROOM
6/1-14 9am-8pm
6/15-30 9am-9pm
6/16 1-3pm closed
KIDS PROGRAMS
6/15-30 9am-9pm
Schedule

ACTIVITY GUIDE