#GetOutThere and Celebrate Memorial Day in Bend, Oregon!

Memorial Day is coming up, and we are already planning what to do with our three-day weekend! There are so many great family activities in Bend, Oregon all year, but if you’re specifically looking for Memorial Day activities in Bend we’ve got some great ideas:


Deschutes River Paddling Tours!

We’re so pumped to be running our canoe and kayak tours in Bend! This time of year we’re heading out on our paddling tours on the gorgeous Deschutes River, on a pristine and little-traveled section of placid water— no white-water on these trips, don’t worry! These tours are beginner-friendly, with a heavy focus on highlighting the plants and animals that live on the river, as well as the cultural and natural history of the area.


Beer and Canoes? Great idea! Try our Brews & Views Canoe Tour on the Deschutes River.

If you want to make this tour even more awesome, we can add some of the delicious local craft beer that makes Bend such a beer haven! Don’t worry, we don’t condone drinking & paddling… we pull to a beautiful bank on the river’s edge to enjoy a selection of local beers.


Dirt Divas Women’s Mountain Bike Ride

Hey laaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaadies, here’s a little something just for you! Dirt Divas is a great program run by Pine Mountain Sports, where female-identifying folks can get together and take a fun mountain bike ride together. All skill-levels are welcome. Check out Pine Mountain’s website for more information about this event, and to keep track of future Dirt Divas rides!

Limited Entry Lava Caves are now open!

Join us on a VERY SPECIAL cave tour! We’ve just started leading these special Lava Cave Tours into a bat hibernaculum. They’re just a tad pricier, but they’re really special and totally worth it! Learn all about the animals and other life forms that rely so heavily on this particular cave system— which is large enough to drive a bus through!


PLAYA Great Basin Natural History Weekend with The High Desert Museum

Here’s a cool event! The High Desert Museum is hosting a weekend of natural history focusing on the Great Basin out at PLAYA, an event space near Summer Lake. Tickets are sold out, but they may create more availability based on interest. If this sounds like your kind of thing, check out the event details and contact the Museum here!

(Pssst: did we mention we’re hosting our very own event at Summer Lake this July?)


Hunter Noack will be playing on a Steinway piano beneath the sky at Summer Lake! We can’t wait. We’ll definitely talk more about this Special Event in the Bend, Oregon area on another blog post. Until then… Stay tuned!