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. 

3 02, 2020

Corporate & Family Retreat Centers in Oregon

Team building is beneficial to all kinds of groups, including family units and companies. But how do you make your group event a successful experience? Taking a trip might be the answer. Whether you’re with your work family or your home family, our retreat centers in Oregon will give you plenty of bonding activities and meeting spaces so that you can have the time of your lives together. Here is an overview of everything Black Butte Ranch has to offer.

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.