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Deschutes National Forest

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Address: 63095 Deschutes Market Road, Bend, OR 97701
Phone Number: 541 383 5300
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Description: Encompassing more than 1.6 million acres of Central Oregon, this region...
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.
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Great trip, volcanic mountains. Beautiful lakes, I have never seen a lake that was aqua in color. Many places to camp, hike and bike.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Campton, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Great trip, volcanic mountains. Beautiful lakes, I have never seen a lake that was aqua in color. Many places to camp, hike and bike.

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Oakland, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

We attended the 2016 Dean Hale Woodpecker Festival put on by the East Cascades Audubon Society. We spent all of Saturday and part of Sunday exploring the back roads of the forest searching for bird specialties of the area. We wound up seeing 9 species of the 11 possible woodpeckers in the area, missing only Pileated and American Three-toed. The... More 

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Boones Mill
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

Beautiful forest with good roads to travel. Worth a trip if you are in the area, but not necessarily a 'destination' journey.

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Hood River, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We left Bend behind and within minutes were out of the bustle. Mt. Bike riding with no traffic, great scenery, snow capped volcanoes, lava floes, tall pines. Must see the waterfalls on the Deschutes river !

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Bend, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I grew up in forests in California and regularly left feeling sad about the state of things, especially mans imprint on the land. I have yet to see a forest in Deschutes that disappoints!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

If you love nature that this is the place for you. Rising mountains, trees, rivers and lakes make this a wonderful place.

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Quincy, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Several times over the week we spent in the area we took advantage of various walking and hiking trails in the NF. The trails are well maintained , offer great observation areas and are easily accessible. The views of the river and rapids in some areas are outstanding. There are several overlooks to class 4 and 5 rapids from the... More 

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Burney, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We really like the trails, they were very easy to follow & signs were very interesting to read. The signs were very clear & concise, very informative to read. We really enjoyed everything about our trip there!

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Overgaard, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

my wife and i stayed 6 days in the forest, camped at lapine along the river. we did the hikes in the area and went to the national park attractions in the area. it was a very pleasant stay, the forest is beautiful, lots of wild life, very quiet and peaceful, and the river was running strong and very beautiful.... More 

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Kirkland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Spectacular trail along the river - goes for miles. The river varies from a lazy stream to a raging river with terrain from flats to walls of volcanic rock and waterfalls. You can choose to do a short, easy walk to a day-long hike. Really enjoyable.

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Address: Address: 63095 Deschutes Market Road, Bend, OR 97701
Phone Number: 541 383 5300
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Central Oregon  >  Bend

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