Public Health Advisory

COVID-19 Operations & Requirements for Extreme Risk Level:
Parks and trails remain open.
Juniper Swim & Fitness Center and Bend Senior Center: Temporarily closed.
The Pavilion: Open for reservation-only public skating and registered programs.
The Art Station: Open for youth/childcare programs.
Other facilities/offices: Closed.
Most recreation programs canceled. Childcare and virtual classes continue.

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Columbia Park

264 Northwest Columbia Street, Bend, OR, United States

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PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT: For all BPRD parks and trails
The parks and trails are calling and you want to play. It’s okay; you can with a few reminders:

  • Maintain at least 6 feet distance from others outside of your household or group.
  • Walking, running, biking, skating or using a wheelchair or other mobility device while maintaining at least 6 feet between people is allowed.
  • Users are strongly encouraged to wear face covering at all times. For adults and children over the age of 5, it is required to wear a face covering if a minimum of 6 feet distance cannot be maintained from those outside of your household or group. People with a disability or medical condition may request accommodation if they cannot wear a face covering.
  • Keep your group size small, with gatherings of no more than 6 people from no more than 2 households.
  • Bring your own water. Drinking fountains are not available.
  • Wash/sanitize hands before and after any visit to a park or trail.
  • Visit less popular parks and trails or at less popular times.
  • Keep dogs on leash; It’s the law in Bend except at designated off leash areas.
  • If you are sick, stay at home – do not use a park or trail.
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    River Access at Columbia Park Closed:
    As of July 22, 2020 the river access point at Columbia Park is closed due to safety concerns and to prevent further erosion of the river bank. The closure is in effect until completion of a river access study and public engagement process for this site and others along the Deschutes River. A park locator is here for other river access locations.

    The park is located along the western edge of the Deschutes River. The park consists of two distinct shelves that step down to the river and a pedestrian bridge. The pedestrian bridge connects to the river trail that runs north and south along the eastern edge of the river. A chain link fence and a steep drop prohibit river access.

    The park features a playground with the “SS Columbia” ship-like structure, a favorite for kids of all ages, and is known as the “Pirate Ship Park” by many in the community.  There is also a picnic areas and large lawn area, perfect for a game of Frisbee or catch.

    5 am to 10 pm

    264 Northwest Columbia Street, Bend, OR, United States (Directions)

    Street Parking

    2.0 acres

    Click here for Park Rules and Guidelines

    Trail, park or property information:

    For feedback on the parks, trails or facilities, email parkservicesinfo@bendparksandrec.org

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    Trail, park or property information:

    For feedback on the parks, trails or facilities, email parkservicesinfo@bendparksandrec.org