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Stone Creek Park

61531 SE Stone Creek Lane Bend, OR 97702

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PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT: For all BPRD parks and trails
It’s summer and you want to play. It’s okay; you can with a few reminders:
  • Distancing is a must when you visit a Bend Park & Recreation District park, trail, recreation center and even the river.
  • Stay six feet from others, indoors and out.
  • If you cannot maintain six feet distance from others, wear a face covering. (Required for ages 5 and up. People with a disability or medical condition may request accommodation.)
  • Wash hands before and after any visit to a park or trail.
  • Visit less popular parks and trails or at less popular times.
  • Go only with your household or small groups. No large groups.
  • Keep dogs on leash; It’s the law in Bend except at designated off leash areas.
  • Bring your own drinking water. Drinking fountains are not available.
  • If you are sick, stay home.
  • Learn More.

    Stone-Creek-Park-ShelterStone Creek is located in southeast Bend and directly west of Silver Rail Elementary School. This park is defined by basalt lava features which form a mini butte-like natural area in the center of the park with sweeping views southeast to China Hat Butte and even the Newberry National Volcanic Monument.

    A majority of the six-plus acres remains natural, but accessible through unpaved trails.

    The park features a small bike pump track, a small skate spot, trails, a picnic shelter, picnic tables, open turf and natural play areas with play features. The natural play areas feature sand boxes with “log steppers,” a water trough, a mini “excavator” and smoothed logs for unstructured, creative play.

    5 am to 10 pm

    61531 SE Stone Creek Lane Bend, OR 97702 (Directions)

    Lot Parking

    6.17

    Click here for Park Rules and Guidelines

    Care for Parks, Trails & Off Leash Areas

    Volunteers help keep Bend’s parks, trails and off leash areas beautiful and safe places for everyone to enjoy!

    Adopt-a-Park or Trail or Off Leash Area

    Groups, businesses, schools, families or individuals can adopt a park, off leash area or section of Bend’s urban trail system. Volunteers help care for their adopted space by visiting regularly all year – picking up litter, pulling invasive weeds and keeping an eye out for vandalism, weather damage and potential safety hazards. Volunteers make at least a one year commitment and complete a monthly volunteer activity report.

    Group Park Projects:

    Your group can make a big impact by helping with a landscape maintenance project in a park.

    Opportunities may be available in spring and fall, depending on the weather and vary based on the size of the group and current District needs. Projects are typically 2-3 hours and may include activities such as raking planting areas, spreading bark or playground chips, pulling invasive weeds and picking up litter. BPRD staff provides support for your group’s efforts and supplies any tools or materials needed for the project.

    For more information about adopting a park or trail or scheduling a project for your group, contact:

    Kim Johnson
    Community Engagement Supervisor
    Email Kim Johnson

    Trail, park or property information:

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

    Natural play areas are park features made of natural elements or inspired by nature, which are meant to provide a different sensory experience than modern plastic and metal play structures. They are designed to invoke more creative, free play.

    In natural areas, kids are encouraged to walk or hop across stumps and logs, race up a cluster of boulders or play tag with friends in a log forest. Using built-in hand water pumps, children can mix sand and water to build sand castles – getting their hands dirty and exploring in the process.

    Learn more about Natural Play Areas.

    Image of the Stone Creek Park bicycle pump track in Bend, Oregon.Pump Track: There’s a hardened dirt pump track for beginners looking to hone their skills.

    Bike Skills Course: There are smaller, beginner bike skills courses featuring dirt trails with obstacles – also known to cyclists as log skinnies, corduroy, boardwalk and armored trail features to develop your skills.

    See other bike-friendly parks, courses and trails. Learn more.

    Stone Creek Park’s Skate Spot is open from dawn until dusk in dry conditions. This skate spot is a mini-skate park with three main features: box, flat rail and ramp

    Park Rules & Etiquette

    Please note that there’s a high volume of skaters so be prepared to share the park. Practice control and courtesy so that everyone can enjoy the park safely. To help users skate safely, the District has set forth use rules and guidelines including encouraging users to wear protective equipment, such as helmets and elbow pads, as well as to practice control and keep the surface clean.

    Free-style BMX bike and scooter riders are not allowed in the park. Bike and scooter riders are encouraged to use the original skatepark at the northwest corner of Ponderosa Park. The district has no immediate plans for the original park and it is likely to remain a multi-purpose area for some time. Learn more about other skateparks and skating rules.

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    Natural Play Area

    Natural play areas are park features made of natural elements or inspired by nature, which are meant to provide a different sensory experience than modern plastic and metal play structures. They are designed to invoke more creative, free play.

    In natural areas, kids are encouraged to walk or hop across stumps and logs, race up a cluster of boulders or play tag with friends in a log forest. Using built-in hand water pumps, children can mix sand and water to build sand castles – getting their hands dirty and exploring in the process.

    Learn more about Natural Play Areas.

    Pump Track and Bike Skills Course

    Image of the Stone Creek Park bicycle pump track in Bend, Oregon.Pump Track: There’s a hardened dirt pump track for beginners looking to hone their skills.

    Bike Skills Course: There are smaller, beginner bike skills courses featuring dirt trails with obstacles – also known to cyclists as log skinnies, corduroy, boardwalk and armored trail features to develop your skills.

    See other bike-friendly parks, courses and trails. Learn more.

    Skate Park

    Stone Creek Park’s Skate Spot is open from dawn until dusk in dry conditions. This skate spot is a mini-skate park with three main features: box, flat rail and ramp

    Park Rules & Etiquette

    Please note that there’s a high volume of skaters so be prepared to share the park. Practice control and courtesy so that everyone can enjoy the park safely. To help users skate safely, the District has set forth use rules and guidelines including encouraging users to wear protective equipment, such as helmets and elbow pads, as well as to practice control and keep the surface clean.

    Free-style BMX bike and scooter riders are not allowed in the park. Bike and scooter riders are encouraged to use the original skatepark at the northwest corner of Ponderosa Park. The district has no immediate plans for the original park and it is likely to remain a multi-purpose area for some time. Learn more about other skateparks and skating rules.

    Adopt a Park

    Care for Parks, Trails & Off Leash Areas

    Volunteers help keep Bend’s parks, trails and off leash areas beautiful and safe places for everyone to enjoy!

    Adopt-a-Park or Trail or Off Leash Area

    Groups, businesses, schools, families or individuals can adopt a park, off leash area or section of Bend’s urban trail system. Volunteers help care for their adopted space by visiting regularly all year – picking up litter, pulling invasive weeds and keeping an eye out for vandalism, weather damage and potential safety hazards. Volunteers make at least a one year commitment and complete a monthly volunteer activity report.

    Group Park Projects:

    Your group can make a big impact by helping with a landscape maintenance project in a park.

    Opportunities may be available in spring and fall, depending on the weather and vary based on the size of the group and current District needs. Projects are typically 2-3 hours and may include activities such as raking planting areas, spreading bark or playground chips, pulling invasive weeds and picking up litter. BPRD staff provides support for your group’s efforts and supplies any tools or materials needed for the project.

    For more information about adopting a park or trail or scheduling a project for your group, contact:

    Kim Johnson
    Community Engagement Supervisor
    (541) 706-6127
    Email Kim Johnson

    Contact

    Trail, park or property information:

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