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Beautiful River

This is a beautiful river, and my the water is supposed to be quite fresh and used in local... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark42139
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New York City, New York
Beautiful river right through town

Beautiful river, the section through Bend has tubing, kayaking, standup paddle boards. It can get... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
Scott M
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Bend, Oregon
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful river, and my the water is supposed to be quite fresh and used in local breweries.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mark42139
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Beautiful river, the section through Bend has tubing, kayaking, standup paddle boards. It can get pretty crowded in the summer.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Scott M
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The city of Bend has worked hard to develop this run of the Deschutes River as a family friendly activity. Plenty of parking at the Old Mill location, great shuttle service, amazing stretch of river, beauty and rapids!! A must do for any local or...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

I love that this river flows all through out bend! It makes the city feel like its a small town built around the river. But BEND IS THE PLACE TO BE!! Love it!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 382marklarsen
Reviewed 8 October 2018

The river is so relaxing and a great trip even for children. Just know that the rapids under the bridge can get VERY crowded, take your time

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank suezbend_Oregon
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We parked at Sunriver and rode our mountain bikes all the way to the falls. Spectacular amounts of water, peaceful beautiful sounds, a great morning! Highly recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Ge0m0m
Reviewed 21 September 2018

On Reed Market Rd. they have a beautiful park to relax in and watch the river flow by. You can also see The Old Mills Shopping Center across the river.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Terry B
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We walked along the walking trail next to the river and it was wonderful! We sent one direction, over a bridge and returned on the other side of the river. Lovely!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Jomomma8
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We did the sun country rafting. It was amazing. Would highly recommend! They were most definitely professional.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank joanfabers
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This was a very enjoyable ride down the Deschutes River in inner tubes. The water was of course cold but that tolerated very quickly. The falls were fun but watch out!

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank William S
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GKluvs2travel
15 June 2018|
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Response from Jack H | Reviewed this property |
No guided tours for the float down this section of the river. You just follow the other “floaters”. The river is safe, current slow and the experience absolutely wonderful!
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GKluvs2travel
15 June 2018|
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Response from GeorgeY892 | Reviewed this property |
You can rent paddle boards and the current is mild. You’d don’t have to go anywhere near the rapids
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X7292KKannes
14 March 2017|
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Response from David Neal J | Reviewed this property |
As per the previous post, please contact the Bend Park and Recreation District for information. That would be a good bet to ensure you have a good time here in Bend.
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