Central Oregon

This "Central Oregon" section is new & experimental, so we not sure how it will play out. Hopefully we will be posting some of the local things we do on a regular basis, such as hiking, festivals, and other outdoor activities.

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Winter Fun

During the winter months we love to snowshoe & cross-country ski (on ungroomed trail of course) in the area. Below are photos & maps of the places we frequent.

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Dry River Canyon – Sept 3rd, 2018

To conclude Labor Day weekend, we headed over to Dry River Canyon (about 16 miles east of Bend) for an afternoon hike. It’s located just outside the boundary of Oregon Badlands Wilderness. The canyon is closed to visitors from Feb 1st to Aug 31st to protect nestin...

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Tam McArthur Rim Trail - July 27th, 2018

We took a drive up to Three Creeks Lake, Just north of Sisters, to check out the campgrounds today. Happened upon the Tam McArthur Rim trail and decided to take a hike. It was a great trail with lots of eye candy.

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Steelhead Falls which is included in the Deschutes Canyon-Steelhead Falls Wilderness Study Area, was on the books for today.

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The Old McKenzie Highway Loop - June 20th, 2018

The Old McKenzie Highway opened on Monday after the Milli/ Separation fires & winter closure. This sounded like a good excuse for a little auto touring. It was interesting to see the fire areas as they backed up to the lava flows. We decided to drive...

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