Modified operations due to COVID-19: Parks and trails open with temporary use and distancing rules. Playgrounds and basketball/volleyball courts closed. All facilities and offices closed. Limited reopening beginning in June. Programs canceled until June 15.
Summer program modifications underway. Registration on hold; resumes May 26.
Come celebrate our country’s independence on July 4th with Bend Park & Recreation! Start out your day’s festivities with the Pet Parade through downtown Bend then follow up with the Old Fashioned July 4th Festival in Drake Park from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Bring your pet or stuffed animal to the Pet Parade in downtown Bend on Wednesday, July 4th, 2018. Line-up at 9:00 am for the
parade at 10:00 am. Afterwards, enjoy the music, games, arts and crafts booths and food at the Old Fashioned Festival in Drake Park from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm.
PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT: For all BPRD parks and trails
Oregonians are strongly encouraged to stay home, save lives. Do not gather in parks or on trails.
Temporary use rules:
Playgrounds, exercise equipment and basketball and volleyball courts remain closed.
Skateparks and pickleball, tennis, horseshoes and bocce ball courts are now open.
Walking, running, biking, skating or using a wheelchair or other mobility device while maintaining at least six feet between people is allowed.
Stay six feet from others.
Visit less popular parks and trails and/or at less popular times.
Go solo or only with members of your household. No groups.
Off-leash dog areas, picnic shelters and restrooms remain open.
On trails, offer a wide-berth when passing.
Wash hands before and after any visit to a park or trail.
Bring your own water. Drinking fountains are not available.
Keep dogs on leash. It's the law in Bend.
Follow local and national health guidance.
If you're sick, stay home.
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 direct river access.
The park features a playground with the “SS Columbia” ship-like structure, a favorite for kids of all ages, as well as 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