Public Health Advisory

Bend Park and Recreation District has modified operations due to COVID-19.

Parks and trails remain open with temporary use & social distancing rules.
Playgrounds, sport courts & skateparks closed.
All facilities closed:
including Juniper Swim & Fitness Center, Bend Senior Center, The Pavilion, Art Station, District Office and Park Services.
Spring & summer recreation programs adjusted.

Click for details and COVID-19 information resources.

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Image of a Park Steward performing on-leash dog outreach in Bend parks.The Park Stewardship program provides park visitors with information and resources and fosters appropriate park rules making parks and trails safer for all to enjoy. As part of this mission, they also manage community events in our parks. Whether working with park visitors one-on-one or at a large festival, stewards are always trying to build positive relationships with citizens and enhance connectivity with the District.

The small team of park stewards addresses issues such as unleashed dogs, pet waste, river safety, alcohol and drug use, smoking, vandalism and other matters in the parks. The stewards work in parks and trails seven days a week with support from Bend Patrol Services.

To contact the BPRD Park Stewards, call (541) 388-5435 or email