Recreation

Creating Memories Year Round

From lava beds and towering snow-capped mountains to vast forest land and raging rivers, Central Oregon is an outdoor enthusiast's dream come true. The Deschutes National Forest and surrounding wilderness areas offer endless opportunity for mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding, world-class skiing, snowboarding, x-country skiing, dog-sledding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, whitewater rafting, kayaking, rock climbing, fly fishing, and pretty much anything else you can think of that is done outdoors.

Sunriver Explorer

Your guide to Sunriver events, activities, and recreation.


Recreation Partners

Sunriver Resort has unlimited recreational activities all year long for the whole family. Year round, Spring & Summer, and Fall & Winter activities ensure your next vacation will be packed with excitement. By affiliating itself with some of Central Oregon's best outfitters (listed below), Sunriver Resort can offer one of the largest selections of outdoor activities in the country.

Sunriver stables

Join us for a one horse open sleigh ride in a beautiful Victorian sleigh. Enjoy the beauty and splendor
of riding along the Deschutes River and through the woods with a spectacular view of Mt. Bachelor and the Sunriver Meadow. Each sleigh is private seating 4 adults, 2 children and is equipped with warm blankets for snuggling and sleigh bells for Holiday cheer.

In the Spring and Summer, explore the scenic back country of Sunriver and the Deschutes National Forest as you are guided through Sunriver's beautiful meandering trails. Guided rides available for guests of all experience levels from beginner to advanced.

Location: On the West side of Sunriver along the Deschutes River. West of Circle 3. Call 541.593.6995 for information and reservations.

Guided Outdoor Tours

Canoe the secluded high Cascade Lakes. Experience remote caves. Explore the crater of an ancient volcano. Discover hidden clues in the desert on a GPS Scavenger Hunt. Local naturalist guides bring the area alive for you! No experience necessary-all ages and ability levels welcome. All equipment, plus pick-up service included - trips leave daily at 9am and 1:30pm. Reservations required. Call Wanderlust Tours (800) 962-2862 or (541) 389-8359 for schedules and reservations.

Whitewater Rafting

Family rafting fun since 1978! Sun Country Tours has convenient daily departures from both Sunriver's Village Mall and Bend. Trips from 3 hours to all day. Children 6 years and older welcome on all trips. Professionally guided whitewater rafting.

Reservations required:
(800) 770-2161 or (541) 593-2161

Downhill/Waterfall Mountain Bike Tour

This downhill/waterfall mountain bike tour is a safe, fun family excursion for all active ages. You will descend over six miles down a smooth gentle winding forest trail, on your mountain bike to the creek below. Visiting six pristine waterfalls and playing on the two natural water slides will be the highlight of your vacation. Reservation required. Bike and helmet included. Visit Paulina Plunge or call (800) 296-0562 for reservations.

Cog Wild Mountain Bike Tours

Daily half day to full day tours personalized for families to fanatics. Experience the Cascades up-close as we meander through the trees, next to creeks & rivers and enjoy vistas and waterfalls. Enjoy riding non-technical cross-country singletrack trails perfect for kids, beginners (no experience necessary!) and advanced riders. For photos and more info, visit Cog Wild Mountain Bike Tours or call at 541-385-7002 or 866-610-4822.

Paintball Paradise

Join us for an exciting sport of "Capture the Flag". Come alone or with friends and family. Games may be arranged any day of the week or see weekly schedule inside for pre-set day program. Call us directly at (541) 388-0129 or Contact Concierge to make a reservation.

Rock Climbing

First Ascent offers guided rock climbing trips to Smith Rock State Park and portable rock wall adventures. Call us at (541) 318-7170 or contact the Concierge to make a reservation.

Fly & Spin Fishing

Cascade Guides and Outfitters offers half and full day guided fly and spring fishing trips. ORVIS endorsed guides add to the experience of fishing in some Central Oregon's most scenic lakes and rivers. Reservations recommended. Call (541) 593-2358 for reservations.

Beginning Fly Casting Clinics now available. Call for more information and reservations.

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“I loved this hotel, with a lot of facilities, The staff is very friendly and its amazing nature around”— Ana P. via Expedia
“This is a beautiful resort! The rooms are spectacular with a fireplace and a balcony which looks out over the property”— Meghan via Hotels.com
“Sunriver is an awesome vacation place. My toddler son had so much fun.”— Traveler via Expedia
"Wow, what a great experience for the whole family! 5 stars, would definitely visit again!"- John Smith via TripAdvisor

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17600 Center Drive, Sunriver, OR 97707

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