Public Health Advisory

Modified operations due to COVID-19:
Parks and trails open with temporary use and distancing rules.
Basketball courts closed | Playgrounds open

Juniper Swim & Fitness Center: Fitness and lap swim open
Summer registration open and programs underway

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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.
  • 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.

    Choose your own adventure!

    There are numerous ways to enjoy parks in Bend. No matter what you’re looking for, there’s something for everyone. Use the links below to learn more about these activities in parks, or use the Park Locator to filter parks by activities.

    If you’re looking for more information on park uses, such as metal detectorsalcohol in parks or operating a business in a park, see the Park Rules and Regulations page.

    Thank you for keeping parks enjoyable for all.

    Image of a family cycling at Shevlin Park in Bend, Oregon.
    Image of two teens at a free community event, Let's Picnic, in Bend.