Black Butte Ranch is located in Central Oregon on the eastern edge of the Cascade Mountain range, just seven miles west of the charming western town of Sisters, Oregon on Highway 20.  It is a scenic, easy drive from most major Oregon cities.  Located just an hour and a half from Salem and Eugene and two and a half hours from Portland, our premier destination is a convenient escape for wedding parties, groups, individual travelers, friends and families.

Guests check in at our Welcome Center, located at 13899 Bishops Cap, Black Butte Ranch, Oregon 97759, to register vehicles for access to the Ranch.

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Explore Black Butte Ranch

At Black Butte Ranch, you’ll find everything that makes a quintessential Oregon vacation, all in one place.  Whether you’re eager for some adventure, or just want to take in the mountain scenery and fresh air, Black Butte Ranch has it all right here, providing unforgettable year-round experiences.

Explore our Resort Map (or the information side) and start planning today.

Check out our 18 miles of paved bike paths on the Bike Path Map and Winter Trails Map.

Traveling By Car

From Eugene, Oregon

Take Interstate 105 (I-105) east to State Highway 126; continue east until it merges with Highway 126/20. Continue east on US 20 towards Sisters. Turn right onto the Ranch near milepost 93.

Driving time: 2 hours. Mileage: 100 miles.

From Salem, Oregon

Take US-20/OR-126/Santiam Highway east from Salem. Turn right onto the Ranch near milepost 93.

Driving time: 2 hours. Mileage: 103 miles.

From Portland, Oregon

Travel on I-5 S toward Salem. Take the OR-22/OR-99E-BR exit (EXIT 253) toward Detroit Lake/Bend. Stay on OR-22/OR-99E BR/N Santiam Hwy. Stay left at junction of Hwy 20 and 126. Continue to follow Santiam Highway 20 toward Sisters and Bend.

Driving time: 2 hours, 40 minutes. Mileage: 148 miles.

From Medford, Oregon

Travel north on Crater Lake Hwy/OR-62E. Stay straight toward OR-230/W Diamond Lake Highway. Turn right onto OR-138/E Diamond Lake Highway. Turn LEFT onto US-97 N/The Dalles-California Hwy. Continue to follow US-97 N. Merge onto US-20 W via EXIT 135A toward Sisters/Salem. Turn LEFT at Black Butte Ranch, 8 miles west of Sisters on Hwy 20.

Driving time: 4 hours. Mileage: 203 miles.

From Northern California/San Francisco/Bay Area

Take I-80 north to I-505 to I-5 to Weed, California. Take the exit for US Highway 97 toward Klamath Falls/Bend. Continue north on US Highway 97 until you reach Bend. Continue west on Hwy 20 through Sisters. Turn left onto the Ranch near milepost 93.

Driving time: 9 1/2 hours. Mileage: 530 miles.

From Seattle, Washington

Take Interstate 5 (I-5) south and then follow the signs for Interstate 205 (I-205) south into Oregon. Once on I-205, look for signs to Interstate 84 (I-84) east. On I-84, take exit 16 (WoodVillage exit) south towards Gresham. Follow the directional signage for US 26 east towards Mt. Hood. Continue US 26 east towards Madras, where US 26 merges with US 97. Continue south on US 97 through Redmond. Take Hwy 126 toward Sisters. Continue west 8 miles on Hwy 20. Turn left onto the Ranch near milepost 93.

Driving time: 7 hours. Mileage: 372 miles.

From Boise, Idaho/Eastern Oregon

Take Interstate 84 (I-84) west toward Ontario. Take the exit for US 20 toward Burns. Continue on US 20 through Burns toward Redmond. Take the Hwy 126 toward Sisters. Continue west 8 miles on Hwy 20. Turn left onto the Ranch near milepost 93.

Driving time: 7 1/2 hours. Mileage: 368 miles.

Alternate Routes*

Back way—BBR to Bend

Deschutes National Forest Map including back roads

*Information is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed.

For current road conditions and road cams please contact the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) at 5-1-1 or 888-ASK-ODOT or visit their website. also provides webcams and real time congestion levels on highways.

Traveling By Air 

The Roberts Field Airport (RDM)

Offers daily non-stop flights from San Francisco, Denver, Salt Lake City, Portland and Seattle. Once you land, you’re only 30 minutes away from Black Butte Ranch.  Flights are provide by Horizon Air, United and Delta.  

Redmond Municipal Airport (RDM)

Commercial & general aviation is 16 miles north. They provide direct, daily flights nationwide. Call (541) 504-3495 or visit

Bend Municipal Airport (general aviation)

Located 5.5 miles NE of Bend. Charters, service and car rentals are available. (541) 389-5362.

Portland International Airport (PDX)

 Serving over 120 cities worldwide, Portland International Airport is served by Air BC, Alaska, Allegiant Air, American West, American, Continental Delta, Frontier, Harbor Air, Hawaiian, Horizon Air, Northwest, Southwest, United and United Express. The Portland airport is about 2.5 hours from Black Butte Ranch

Local Bend/Redmond/Sisters area Ground Transportation

Enviro Shuttle


Redmond Airport Shuttle


Central Oregon Breeze (Regional)

541-389-7469 800-847-0157

Cascades East Transit




Going Places (Sisters Area)


High Desert Taxi


Bend Cab / City Cab


Executive Limousine