Parking for Floaters:
Now – June 15:
Parking is available at Riverbend Park and public parking lots on Columbia Street. (There is no shuttle service.)
June 16 – Sept. 3:
Parking is available at Park & Float, Simpson Ave. and Bradbury Way, across from The Pavilion at 1001 SW Bradbury Way. Shuttles will be running regularly during the day.
Ride the River Shuttle
is available from June 16 – Sept. 3, 2018. The cost is $3 per person per day. More info at cascadeseasttransit.com
Bend Whitewater Park Parking Options:
Park & Float
at Simpson Ave. and Bradbury Way, across from The Pavilion at 1001 SW Bradbury Way. One block south of the whitewater park. (Directions
, 166 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr. (westside) (Directions
Miller’s Landing Park
, 80 NW Riverside Blvd. (eastside) (Directions
Bend Park & Float
Bend Park & Float, located next to The Pavilion on Simpson Ave. and Bradbury Way, offers everything you need to make your day on the river fun and easy.
There is parking, snacks, lawn activities and more. Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe will offer rental of durable river tubes and complimentary life jackets for children and adults. You can also rent a paddleboard, surfboard or kayak. Several floating options are possible from Bend Park & Float.
Choose a two-hour float from Riverbend Park to Drake Park or a one-hour float from either Riverbend Park or McKay Park. For Bend Whitewater Park rapids and fun, Bend Park & Float is only a block away.
The Ride the River shuttle begins and ends at Bend Park & Float with stops at Riverbend Park and Drake Park. And there is bike parking and Zagster bike share on site if you want to skip a vehicle completely.
Bend Park & Float services will be available Saturday, June 16 through Monday, Sept. 3 and are weather-dependent. Beginning May 26, early season rentals may be available at Riverbend Park, but shuttles are not running. If poor weather and/or before June 16, call to see if the rental trailer is open.