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Address: US 20, Bend, OR
Phone Number: 1-800-551-6949
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Perfect Hike for Rookies

On our trip in May we spent about 2 hours walking up Pilot Butte with Family. Although you are hiking up hill, this is a gradual trail. The views from the top of the Butte are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Southeast Wastington
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Southeast Wastington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

On our trip in May we spent about 2 hours walking up Pilot Butte with Family. Although you are hiking up hill, this is a gradual trail. The views from the top of the Butte are amazing.

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Nampa, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really nice to go to the top and look over and see the mountains and the whole city of Bend it's great

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Thank Lori C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

You can either drive up or hike up. If you drive you must park at bottom. There is only parking at the very top. The view is phenomenal - a 360 panorama. You can see the entire mountain range from hood down to crater lake.

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Thank amy K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got to hike this baby while here in Bend, good little mile or two up to the top and totally worth the view!!! Be ready to get a little sweaty though!

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Carver, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

easy drive up to top which is free or many locals walk it for exercise ; hot ,but pretty view of historic town mill area and close to mirror lake as well

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Sabina, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great walk or drive up to the top. Very peaceful at the top . Can see all of Bend. Great place to watch sunrise or sunset. Lot of bikers, runners and dogs.

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Vancouver,WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've traveled to Bend many , many times but this trip took me up to Pilot Butte for the very 1st time. What a wonderful and pleasant surprise. I loved the huge vistas you get from every angle on top of Pilot Butte. Highly recommended!....and don't wait 20 years!

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Bend, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy drive up to Pilot Butte - right in the middle of Bend you get great views of the city, mountains and surrounding countryside - we take out of town visitors here all the time.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most majestic sunset views on the planet! Many love walking the butte for exercise which makes it relatively safe to walk. The only reason I didn't give it a five is the road is narrow & scary, then add pedestrians.... way! I highly recommend despite the couple minutes of frayed nerves. Just be cautious!

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Redmond, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have not gone to the top of Pilot Butte, you need to. And if you are able to walk some, make sure to at least walk a part of the trail! The things you can see up there are phenomenal! Worth taking some water and snacks and spending some time. fun to watch what's going on in the... More 

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