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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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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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Our camping "home away from home"

Do yourself a favor and spend time in the amazing Deschutes Forest. We are blessed to live within a day's drive and camp here at least once a year. One of our favorite spots is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
HappyDaySherrie
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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60 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Do yourself a favor and spend time in the amazing Deschutes Forest. We are blessed to live within a day's drive and camp here at least once a year. One of our favorite spots is Davis Lake - with about 18-20 campsites @$12 per night. Great fishing, beautiful scenery.

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Glendale, Arizona
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251 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is abundant of activities to do with the family. If you like to hike, bike, fish, camp, kayak, this is the place for you. Be sure to bring a jacket at the temperatures change in the higher altitude. In July we saw temperatures in the 60's to low 50's.

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1 Thank Calitripgirl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are plenty of activities to keep you busy in this park. Good walks and hikes, swimming, fishing, boating, and relaxing.

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Murrieta, California
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262 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Whether you are interested in: Hiking, Camping, Fishing, Canoeing, Kayaking, Tubing, or Biking. You name it there is a place to do it within this NF. Stop by a ranger station and check - in prior to starting off hiking or riding though, just for your safety. In addition, there is plenty of up to date information to be gleaned... More 

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Thank SoCalOregonian
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567 reviews
234 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Very nice area with family friendly hikes and many sights! In late May most things were open and full of visitors enjoying the area! If camping reserve spots early!

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Oregon's finest area to spend a day surrounded by mountains and waterfall. There are plenty of activities to choose from and it is not crowded. Must see!

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Richmond, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

My sister and Uncle and I hiked here. He lives in the area and my sister and I live in Indiana . Much different scenery . Breath taking beautiful place Oregon . Love the people! They make you feel like your part of universal plan.

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Bend, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

There are hundreds of hiking trails to fit any agenda, some short & easy, others which could take a couple of days. You'll experience all kinds of weather, up to several feet of snow in the winter to spree (dense lava gravel) in the mountains in the summer.

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Kennewick, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

Central Oregon has so many recreational opportunities. There is always something to do. Right now it is down hill or cross country skiing.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

It's a forest. We went on some easier trails with the daughter and dog. There was mild congestion, but it was a gorgeous hike.

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