Water & Wave Conditions

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Know before you go! To help users know what to expect before heading down to the Bend Whitewater Park, we provide regular Wave Reports on Facebook. These reports help you understand river water flows and what type of whitewater user each wave is currently set up for.

Please note that while the pneumatic bladders in the center channel of the Bend Whitewater Park allow us to manipulate the river to create waves and rapids, we do not control the flow of the river. This means an intended wave feature may be different than what is expected or intended without notice. We try our best to let you know when flows fluctuate and effect waves however, the Deschutes River is a natural body of water and can change.

Beginning Dec. 5, 2016, the Bend Whitewater Park will be closed for winter construction work. Reopening is expected in spring 2017.

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Bend Whitewater Park added 3 new videos.

Jason's, Green Wave, and Eddy's!! Almost 1000 cfs!!
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Stephen JunkinsRyan, you are a true public servant. Thanks for these good updates and new configs!

2 days ago   ·  3
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Brooks FosterProgress! I still don't see a killer kayaking feature though.

2 days ago

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Sebastian FoltzLooks great. Been super fun so far.

2 days ago
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Jason PollockGarett get here

2 days ago

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Austin BouckCrickets last night was awesome! Eddie's was a tiny bit better but still only workable in direct center and river right.

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Jan TaylorMuch better!

1 week ago   ·  3
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Darren DangerdeedsNice!!! Is it deep enough for looping? I made a trip out to Bend last summer and wasn't impressed. This looks promising though!

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Brooks FosterThis looks very nice. Good work on the winter improvements!

1 week ago   ·  1
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Michael BellLooks like a huge improvement! Nice work. Looks like a friendly play hole.

1 week ago   ·  1
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Nick RiceKelly Crowther, this wave is already cartwheeling??

1 week ago   ·  1

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Austin BouckRyan, can you smooth out Eddie's? It's really deep and uneven as of yesterday evening

1 week ago
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Marsh ChamberlainYours truly in the blue helmet....

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Are you ready? Summer recreation registration opens March 20 and now's the time to plan your play with the Summer 2017 Playbook Preview - or - on our registration website! Preview dates for Operation Recreation, The PAC, Art Station art camps, sports camps, swim lessons, overnight rafting trips and much more.
Online Playbook: bendparksandrec.org/Playbook17S
Registration website: register.bendparksandrec.org/
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Bend Whitewater Park is OPEN! Green Wave update ... See MoreSee Less

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Sandra MillerSo the grandparents are coming down in July. They want to float the river but I'm a little Leary about it because I hurt my booty coming off the rock. :/ lol. Was that a complaint from others and was this part of the improvements being made? Thank you.

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Jen Kjellesvik❤️❤️❤️🌊🌊🌊 Thanks for all the hard work BPTA, BP&R, TC!! The improvements are great!! We love that all the features now have concrete filled in on the edges!!👍👍 The holes seem deeper too!!🌊🏄👊😘💋

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Jayson BowermanThat wave looks sick! I bet 3,000cfs in the Crooked is throwing up some huge waves as well.

1 week ago   ·  4
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Glenn MacLean-TalbotThank you for all the hard work and dedication in the off-season!

1 week ago   ·  4
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Jan TaylorWhat an improvement! Great work!

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Jayson BowermanJust returned from 3 days of windswept surfari on the Oregon Coast and found the best turns by far in #backyardbend! Thanks to #BPRD for the continued dedication to making this park one that the community can be truly proud of!

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Conner BennettHey, is it possible to get a schedule up? So we don't get down at 1130 to have the wave down at noon unknowingly 😝 thanks!

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Nolan HelmusInterested in seeing all the features with a kayak. Will have to check out the new additions.

1 week ago
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Nathan MetzlerSaw you guys out there today! cant wait to try it! Where can I pick up a board and suit? Thanks!

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Steve BurkettJason's wave was real fun!

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Candace BellSuch a .....

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Susan ZackIs that the Deschutes River?

1 week ago
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Brandon BeckerMmmm bacon.

1 week ago
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Theresa Hockettgoin' try it?

1 week ago
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Jesse James MarohnFantastic!!

1 week ago
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Phillip HurstYeah

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Joel EllisKatie Ellis😎🏂🏄🏂🏄🏂😘

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Want to check out what’s going on at the Bend Whitewater Park in real time? Check out the Wave Cam!

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Kayak Roll Session
at
Juniper Swim & Fitness Center

Bring your clean boat to the warm, indoor pool to practice and refine your roll skills. Please tape the ends of your paddles. Fees: $12 in-district / $14 out-of-district.

Dates: 1/8 – 6/4
Sundays: 4:15 – 6:00 pm
Tuesdays: 7:15 – 9:00 pm