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Encompassing more than 1.6 million acres of Central Oregon, this region extends for about 100 miles with a scenic backdrop of volcanic mountains of the Cascades.
63095 Deschutes Market Rd, Bend, OR 97701-9794
+1 541-383-5300
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Living nearby, we spend a great deal of time in the Deschutes National Forest. It is a wonderful place to be in any season. A must-see!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Artemis112013
Reviewed 14 December 2018

The Deschutes National Forest in Central Oregon is one of the most beautiful places you'll ever see. There are dozens of incredible lakes, lava fields, hiking, biking, etc. The views of the Cascade Mountains are some of the best that you'll ever experience. A must...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CMelam
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We drove through a large part of the forest. Both west and south. On the west side are large green trees and going south the trees are smaller and not as green.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Terry B
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Fantastic lake about an hour from Bend. Large and easy to access with two boat ramps. Large campgrounds are available. Sits at over 6,000 feet in elevation ... in the collapsed caldera of an extinct volcano ... and is over 250 feet deep in some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Schofield1956
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Take advantage of this state's wonderful parks and trails! Each one more breathtaking than the next! The Deschutes National Forest has thousands of acres for you to hike and bike. A must do when you are in the Bend area!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank sandra m
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Lots of forest service road to drive on and see the beauty of the forest. Drive beside lava flows, streams and thru the woods. Great views!!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Other reviews speak to the large array of activities available or the geology. I would point out the vastness of this forest which runs from the high plains around Bend, into the volcanic mountains to the west. It abuts the Umpqua forest. Together they cover...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wayne-Librarian
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I think they've added more picnic tables lately. So nice to see young families on bicycles enjoying a dip in gentle Tumalo River. The picnic tables are usually freed-up, so bring a picnic lunch!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mary G
Reviewed 27 August 2018

To love central Oregon is to love the Deschutes National Forest. The areas that is covers and the jewels that it offers is almost like no other. If you want a great campground this is the place. If you want to hike a trail paddle...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Kalii
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Whatever your outdoor activity; hiking, biking, camping, fishing, tubing, kayaking or just relaxing, this NF has an area for you to pursue your sport. This national forest is located on the eastern flank of the Cascades bordered by the Willamette, Umpqua and Fremont National Forests....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Lori G
24 July 2015|
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Response from Keith H | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea on the camp ground
2 June 2015|
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Response from mauigirl45 | Reviewed this property |
Head to the Old Mill Shops. You can park by the movie theatre.
9 April 2015|
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Response from Barbara H | Reviewed this property |
The trails we followed were at The Head of the Metolius, which is a beautiful area. There is ample parking and a short walk to the trails. There's also a fish hatchery nearby. When we were there last October, there was... More