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Equipment Rental

Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe is your locally owned and operated rental, retail and education center located just down stream from the Old Mill District where Colorado Avenue crosses the river. Rent tubes, stand up paddle boards, kayaks and canoes and get in the water right behind the store. Enjoy

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Trails

Benham Falls are rapids of the Deschutes River located between Sunriver and Bend, Oregon, United States. The falls were created by the eruption of nearby Lava Butte approximately 6,000 years ago, as the lava flow dammed the Deschutes, forming a lake known as Lake Benham. The river eventually flowed over

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Trails

The Lava River Cave near Bend, Oregon, is part of the Newberry National Volcanic Monument, which is managed by the United States Forest Service. The cave is an excellent example of a lava tube. At 5,211 feet in length, the northwest section of the cave is the longest continuous lava

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Trails

Lava Butte is a cinder cone located in central Oregon, USA, just west of US Highway 97 between Bend and Sunriver. It is part of a system of small cinder cones on the northwest flank of Newberry Volcano, a massive shield volcano which rises to the southeast. The cinder cone

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FishingTrails

Todd Lake is a natural lake near the crest of the Cascade Range in central Oregon. Todd Lake Loop Trail is an easy 2.1 mile loop trail around the lake. There is a day-use area and a rustic campground located on the west shore of the lake. In the summer, Todd

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FishingTrails

Sparks Lake lies 26 miles west-southwest of Bend along the Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway in Deschutes National Forest. Named for a nineteenth century rancher, “Lige” Sparks, the water body is a leftover of a greater lake that has halfway filled with sediment and vegetation. Mount Bachelor, Three Sisters, Broken Top, along

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Fishing

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife provides this great directory of fishing locations ideally suited for those wanting to get into the sport. Whether you want to try fishing for trout, bass, bluegill, salmon or steelhead, there’s a place to get started. Besides offering a representative sampling of the state’s

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Fishing

Sunriver Fly Shop has the largest shop of fly fishing gear in Sunriver- they carry a large selection of lake, stream, river, and salt water flies in the shop! On their website, they have great local fishing spots and information on lessons and guided trips. http://www.sunriverflyshop.com/index.html

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Golf

Designed by Canada’s premier golf course architect Mr. Bill Robinson, Meadow Lakes Golf Course crosses the beautiful Crooked River 4 times. The terrain is fairly flat, making the course very walkable. Meadow Lakes is a player friendly course with generous fairways, huge greens (6,700 sq. ft. average) and 5 sets of tees. The course

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Golf

At just under 7,000 yards from the back tees and 5,000 from the forward tee boxes, Widgi Creek offers a unique and fair challenge to all golfers. What the course might lack in yardage, it makes up for with tight, tree-lined fairways and large, undulating greens. Widgi Creek was named

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