Remote Controlled Devices in Parks

Remote controlled devices are allowed in Bend parks under the following conditions:

  • Operator must maintain a line of sight of the device at all times.
  • Flight may not exceed 400 feet above the ground or speeds greater than 80 mph.
  • Operator must be in control of the device in a manner that is not careless or reckless.
  • Aircraft may not exceed 55 lbs.
  • Gas powered models are not allowed.
  • Devices may not be used in areas occupied by other park users, during sporting events, in/above dog parks or other areas where a conflict with patrons or neighbors may exist.
  • When gathering as a group to use remote controlled devices, please call BPRD in advance to avoid conflicts with other scheduled events. Thank you for operating your remote controlled device in a manner considerate of park neighbors and users.

Example: Drones, boats, airplanes, cars