Tours/Events

Tour length: appx. 2 hours; up to 3 hours. The hours listed include check-in, instruction, and check out.

Minimum age:  Children 6-11 may ride with an adult in a tandem kayak, 12- 17 may ride in a single/all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Location:  Upper Deschutes Day-Use at the boat launch

Description: The 800-foot basalt cliffs rimming the Deschutes River arm of Lake Billy Chinook create…

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You are making a reservation to ride your horse on the Old Railbed Trail at Deschutes River State Recreation Area. There is a reservation fee of $8 per horse.

The section of the Old Railbed trail open for horseback riding is a 22-mile (round trip) trail that follows the same route as the bicycle path, starting at the campground entrance parking lot, and ending at Harris Ranch. It's great for wildlife viewing…

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Tour length:  Approx. 2 hours.

Minimum age:  Tour is not recommended for children under 6 years old.

Description:  The Fort Rock Basin has served as a vital part of the Native American lifestyle. Fort Rock Cave is near Fort Rock State Natural Area and is the site of an archaeological discovery of several 9,000 to 11,000-year-old sagebrush bark sandals. This property serves as a reminder of the rich…

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Join park rangers for an evening of owling! This evening program will begin with an indoor presentation about owls, followed by dissecting owl pellets and a nighttime guided walk in the woods to call for owls. Due to the nature of the event, the minimum recommended age for children is 5 years.

The Owl Prowls will take place in four different locations this year:

February 16: 6 pm at the Silver Falls Conference Center

March…

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