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Pioneer Park

1525 Northwest Wall 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:

  • Face coverings not required on BPRD parks and trails for brief passings or "fleeting encounters"; however,
  • Face coverings are required when it's not possible for members of different households to socially distance, including large outdoor gatherings.​
  • Private vendors and event staff with reservations in parks may require face coverings.
  • Consider visiting less popular parks and trails or at less popular times.
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    One of Bend’s oldest parks, Pioneer Park hosts many picnics and weddings during the spring, summer and fall. This riverfront park features a covered group picnic area, a formal rose garden, open lawn areas and riverfront woods.

    A path along the river is a section of the Deschutes River Trail connecting downstream to First Street Rapids Park and the new pedestrian footbridge across the river. Limited off-street parking is available.

    5 am to 10 pm

    1525 Northwest Wall Street, Bend, OR, United States (Directions)

    Lot Parking

    5.5 acres

    Click here for Park Rules and Guidelines

    This location is an ideal location close to Deschutes River for small to medium size gatherings and adjacent to Deschutes River and trails. Shelter is located near the intersection of Portland Avenue and Wall Street and close to downtown Bend.

    • 3 fixed rectangle picnic tables.
    • Open lawn areas and trails
    • Adjacent to rose garden
    • Deschutes River and trail
    • Restrooms and drinking fountain
    • Electrical outlet at pavilion

    Learn more about this rental.

    Rental or facility information:

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

    The Deschutes River is home to many species of native fish and some of the most idyllic fishing spots reside in Bend parks. In addition to river fishing, the District also features fishing ponds at Pine Nursery and Shevlin Parks that are stocked by Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife. Shevlin Pond is open to youth 17 years and under. Learn more.

    Licenses: All state angling licenses and regulations apply at all locations. Fishing is open to youth, 17 years and under, and anglers with disabilities. Youth aged 12 to 17 must have a juvenile fishing license. Limit of two fish per day, eight inch minimum length.

    Bait: Whether bait and/or fly fishing is allowed depends on location. Please check ODFW’s website for more information as regulations may change.

    Parking for Floaters:

    9/7/21 update: Park & Float is now closed for summer. Park & Float, Simpson Ave. and Bradbury Way, across from The Pavilion at 1000 SW Bradbury Way, has free parking, rental services, access to the river shuttle and more. It's a convenient one-stop location for a day of river fun.

    Parking Options:

    Park & Float location at Simpson Ave. and Bradbury Way, across from The Pavilion at 1000 SW Bradbury Way. One block south of the whitewater park. (Directions)
    Riverbend Park, 799 SW Columbia St. (westside) (Directions)
    McKay Park, 166 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr. (westside) (Directions)
    Miller’s Landing Park, 80 NW Riverside Blvd. (eastside) (Directions)

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    Rental info

    This location is an ideal location close to Deschutes River for small to medium size gatherings and adjacent to Deschutes River and trails. Shelter is located near the intersection of Portland Avenue and Wall Street and close to downtown Bend.

    • 3 fixed rectangle picnic tables.
    • Open lawn areas and trails
    • Adjacent to rose garden
    • Deschutes River and trail
    • Restrooms and drinking fountain
    • Electrical outlet at pavilion

    Learn more about this rental.

    Fishing in Parks

    The Deschutes River is home to many species of native fish and some of the most idyllic fishing spots reside in Bend parks. In addition to river fishing, the District also features fishing ponds at Pine Nursery and Shevlin Parks that are stocked by Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife. Shevlin Pond is open to youth 17 years and under. Learn more.

    Licenses: All state angling licenses and regulations apply at all locations. Fishing is open to youth, 17 years and under, and anglers with disabilities. Youth aged 12 to 17 must have a juvenile fishing license. Limit of two fish per day, eight inch minimum length.

    Bait: Whether bait and/or fly fishing is allowed depends on location. Please check ODFW’s website for more information as regulations may change.

    Float the River

    Parking for Floaters:

    9/7/21 update: Park & Float is now closed for summer. Park & Float, Simpson Ave. and Bradbury Way, across from The Pavilion at 1000 SW Bradbury Way, has free parking, rental services, access to the river shuttle and more. It's a convenient one-stop location for a day of river fun.

    Parking Options:

    Park & Float location at Simpson Ave. and Bradbury Way, across from The Pavilion at 1000 SW Bradbury Way. One block south of the whitewater park. (Directions)
    Riverbend Park, 799 SW Columbia St. (westside) (Directions)
    McKay Park, 166 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr. (westside) (Directions)
    Miller’s Landing Park, 80 NW Riverside Blvd. (eastside) (Directions)

    Contact

    Rental or facility information:

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