With direct access from Eagle Drive off of Butler Market Road, this 4-acre park is has beautiful natural areas of juniper, sagebrush and bitterbrush with some scattered outcroppings of lava rock and breathtaking views of the Cascade Mountains. This neighborhood park has a picnic area and gabion seating for hanging out and a lawn and […]
Stone Creek is located in SE Bend, at 61531 Stone Creek Lane and directly West of Silver Rail Elementary School. This park is defined by iconic basalt lava features which form a mini butte-like natural area in the center of the park with sweeping views southeast to China Hat Butte and the Newberry Crater complex.
Re-opened in fall of 2016, McKay Park was extensively renovated to support use and access to the Bend Whitewater Park. Renovations include a restroom, plaza, trail connections to the Deschutes River Trail, a play beach and natural play area.
The Larkspur Trail begins in Larkspur Park, site of the Bend Senior Center. This lovely stretch of trail meanders along open canal from Larkspur Park to Pinewood Park in southeast Bend. Walkers, hikers and joggers can see wildlife, juniper trees, rabbit brush and alpine current. Dog stations are at each end of the trail. The trail goes as far as Pilot Butte State Park.
A new community park located within the NorthWest Crossing neighborhood.
This cherished, 652-acre regional park was donated to the community in 1920. Although the park has a paved road, three developed picnic sites and Aspen Hall within its boundaries, most of the park remains undeveloped. Tumalo Creek rambles through the park with several foot bridges providing opportunities to cross over to the east side of the park.
This undeveloped site is located along NE 18th Street adjacent to the Sky View Middle School. It is surrounded on the west and south by rapidly developing residential neighborhoods. The landscape is typical Central Oregon high desert characterized by juniper, sage, bitterbrush and lava rock outcrops.
This small roadside riverfront overlook is easy to miss but worth a visit. Located near the north entrance to Division Street just past the “BEND” berm, the park features an accessible walkway to the river’s edge. Limited off-street parking. Handicap-accessible fishing area developed with the support of the Bend Lion’s Club.
Completed in 2009, Riverbend Park is a special community gathering place that celebrates the Deschutes River, provides a special events venue, provides public river access and conserves the native riparian landscape. This riverfront park features large open lawn areas, a sandy beach, public restrooms, a picnic shelter and fully accessible walking trails.
A large community park in NE Bend, Pine Nursery Park includes a sports complex for field sports, natural areas, fitness trails, disc golf course, bike trails, a 14-acre off-leash area, pickleball courts and room for future expansion.
Situated across the Deschutes River from McKay Park, Miller’s Landing Park is Bend’s newest riverfront park. Miller’s Landing is a great park for picnicking, viewing the river and Old Mill District activities or perhaps a game of Frisbee. Accessible via streets and trails, the park features a section of the Deschutes River Trail, connecting the Riverside neighborhood to the Old Mill.
Opened in the fall of 2016, Canal Row Park is a neighborhood park at the corner of Butler Market and Brinson Blvd in northeast Bend. It features walking trails and a variety of picnic and play areas, including a seasonal water play area that celebrates the history of canals in Central Oregon.