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Deschutes River, Bend

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Deschutes River is located in Bend. Our Bend vacation trip planner makes visiting Deschutes River and other Bend attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Floating the Deschutes River is a must when in Bend. It requires no skill (other than a basic ability to swim). There are many companies that rent out the tubes for floating. A public bus offers trans...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    We walked along the river in the early morning when everyone was still asleep. There was a fine rain and everything smelled of wildflowers. We saw an osprey diving into the water for his breakfast and...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    My sister in law and I did this float and it was awesome! It was a perfect warm evening and we just used large floats. We carried our beverage cooler with us and had time to chat and enjoy some quiet....  more »

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Where to stay in Bend

Since many people come to Bend to experience the outdoors, it's no surprise that many lodges and bed and breakfasts here are designed to resemble log cabins. Consider a stay near the scenic Deschutes River for scenic views. You'll find a few chain hotels with comfortable standard rooms in the downtown area.
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