6 08, 2020

Top 3 Places to Go White Water Rafting in Oregon

No vacation to Black Butte Ranch is complete without at least one, hair-raising, thrilling adventure. White water rafting in Oregon is an excellent way to get that adrenaline pumping in your veins while appreciating one of the most visually stunning areas of the United States. Row down roaring rapids near the Ranch and soak in the sight of lush forestry and grandiose mountains bordering a pristine river with your loved ones at your side.  What You Need to Know about White Water Rafting in Oregon If you’ve been looking for things to do in Bend, Oregon, consider trying your hand [...]

1 07, 2020

Feed the Fish at the Wizard Falls Fish Hatchery

The next time you book a stay at Black Butte Ranch, consider taking a short trip to the Wizard Falls Fish Hatchery. Located near Camp Sherman, Oregon, the fish hatchery provides valuable information about the critical habitat of the Metolius River, the life cycle of fish, and features some scenic hiking trails. Take advantage of this opportunity to feed the kokanee salmon and rainbow trout, learn about they Metolius River’s diverse ecosystem, and see more of our beautiful state from a different vantage point.  Things to Do at the Wizard Falls Fish Hatchery Only a 13-mile drive from the Ranch, [...]

15 06, 2020

Kayaking in Oregon: The Perfect Summer Activity

There’s no place like Black Butte Ranch in the summer. The fresh mountain air surrounding lush green forests and vegetation presents a tranquil setting for the perfect getaway. While we provide an array of sunny day activities, we highly recommend taking advantage of our offer to go kayaking in Oregon.  Spend the Day Kayaking in Oregon with Your Loved Ones Don’t worry if you’ve never paddled a kayak. Check out this kayak tutorial or ask our staff about potentially taking a class or two. You and your family will be rowing circles around Phalarope Lake in no time. In addition [...]

19 05, 2020

Best Biking Trails in Deschutes County, Oregon

When you stay at an Oregon vacation rental through Black Butte Ranch, you’ll have access to a plethora of outdoor adventures. We offer so many Black Butte activities, but taking on our 18-miles of paved biking trails is one of the best ways to explore this slice of Deschutes County, Oregon. Peddle your way around our magnificent Oregon Ranch under an endless expanse of clear, blue skies, breathing in the fresh, country air, and gazing upon a grandiose mountain backdrop.  Take Advantage of Our On-Site, Paved Biking Trails Finding a bike is easier than you’d think. Get all the gear [...]

24 04, 2020

Black Butte Ranch’s Stellar Horseback Riding Service

If you’ve never stayed at a working ranch, you’re in for quite a treat when you stay at Black Butte Ranch. When you stay with us, you’re treating yourself to gorgeous, Oregon scenery and exciting Black Butte activities like our horseback riding service. Horseback riding in Oregon has never been more attainable. Besides, what better way to bask in the natural beauty of our grandiose mountains, lush forests, and peaceful meadows than from the vantage point of a majestic horse. 

20 07, 2019

Top Things to Do in Bend Oregon

Just a short drive from Black Butte Ranch is the outdoor playground of the West: Bend, Oregon. Bend is a hotspot for travelers for a multitude of reasons. Phenomenal hiking trails and a historic and culture-rich part of town together with a blossoming craft beer scene makes it more than just a pit stop. Whether you’re traveling on a budget or with kids, Bend provides an ideal Oregon experience.

20 06, 2019

Sisters Oregon Outdoor Quilt Show

With the increasing interests in DIY, crafting, and expression of self through creation, there is an incredible event in Sisters Oregon that you will not want to miss this July! Join us at Black Butte Ranch as we host the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show on the second weekend of July. Discover the artistry of colorful patterns, unique stitching, and bringing art to life through the craft of sewing.

6 05, 2019

Top 2 Sisters Oregon Events This June

Do the sounds of pounding hooves and the buzz of an 8-second timer get your heart pumping? Get ready for “The Biggest Little Show in the World” at one of the most exciting Sisters Oregon events of the year at the Sisters Rodeo. Stay with us at Black Butte Ranch and experience this five-day event for an unforgettable getaway full of cowboys, cowgirls, and incredible animal athletes. “The Biggest Little Show in the World” Since 1940, the Sisters Rodeo has brought people from near and far for an exciting event that was knit together by the Sisters community. Though [...]

5 03, 2019

Oregon Golf Resorts – The Ideal Golf Getaway

When the greens are calling your name, and you can’t help but crave setting out with your favorite set of clubs, discover one of the best Oregon golf resorts at Black Butte Ranch. When you stay at our beautiful Sisters Oregon lodging, you can embark on our premier golf courses for a golf getaway that you will never forget. Oregon golf resorts don’t get better than this! Discover The Meadows Black Butte Ranch is home to two incredible golf courses that will challenge beginners and advanced players alike. Big Meadows Golf Course was designed with a straight forward configuration [...]

8 02, 2019

Sisters Oregon Lodging – The Best Stargazing

The night sky has always dazzled and amazed people since the first time we looked up and saw shimmering stars dotting the deep blue beyond. Full of mystery and millions of miles of open space, it is hard not to get caught up in a clear sky at midnight. Our Sisters Oregon lodging at Black Butte Ranch is located nearby some of the best places for stargazing for an evening of whimsical adventure. Embark On A Starlit Excursion If you love an exciting excursion and don’t mind nature at night, Wanderlust Tours in Bend Oregon has several incredible midnight [...]