Tours/Events

The Deschutes River Equestrian Trail is a 22-mile round trip old railbed trail shared with mountain-bikers, fishermen, back-country campers and hikers. The trail starts at the Deschutes River State Recreation Area campground entrance parking lot and ends at Harris Ranch. It’s great for wildlife viewing, wildflower photography, and site-seeing in the Lower Deschutes River Canyon

Rules: Reservations are required. A maximum of…

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Kayak interp tours

Prineville Reservoir State Park

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Description: The sweeping hillsides and cliffsides of Prineville Reservoir create a stunning backdrop for our guided kayak tour. Paddle with our interpretive staff and learn about local geology, area history, Water cycle and the plants and animals of the High Desert. Allow up to 3 hours for the tour, including pre-launch gear setup and post-launch check in. Kayak, paddle and PFD provided. Minimum age:  Children 8 – 11 must ride with an…

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Night Sky Over Cottonwood Canyon

Cottonwood Canyon State Park

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Sure to make your bucket list of camping memories, please join us at one of Oregon’s darkest places for an evening of stargazing with ranger staff from Oregon State Parks and Rose City Astronomers (RCA) volunteers at beautiful Cottonwood Canyon State Park!  Volunteer astronomers will help visitors find various objects of interest in the night sky throughout the evening. You will be in awe at the beauty of a truly amazing night…

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