Spring fun

Trail running in Bend, OR

Spring in Bend brings the best of both worlds. Can’t decide between skiing and kayaking? There’s no need to choose, with Bend’s magic blend of bluebird powder at high elevations and short-sleeve sunshine back in town. It’s a wild time of year when you might huddle by your hotel fire pit on a crisp evening, then crank the a/c on your way to tomorrow’s canoe tour. There’s still plenty of snowshoeing and skiing to be found, but it’s also when countless trails start thawing and those sweet desert wildflowers spring up along lava-edged paths. There’s a buzz of excitement as warmer temps get folks flocking to disc golf courses and favorite local fishing holes. If spring hiking’s your scene, prepare to be dazzled by mountains, lakes, rivers, and canyons, with trails to suit all kinds of explorers.

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The innate beauty of the bygone logging town has helped morph it into an outdoor lover’s paradise.

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