Culver, Oregon

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Top Chillin Spots in and near Culver

  • Terrebonne, Oregon

    Steelhead Falls

    4.8
    1.98 mi / 148 ft gain
    Following along the Dechutes river for half a mile you will see where the river progressively gets more aggressive. On both sides of the trail you will see beautiful mountain inclines and jagged cliffs. If your lucky you might just see a bald eagle soaring high above! Along with Steel Head being ...
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  • Camp Sherman, Oregon

    Hike the West Metolius River Trail

    8 mi / 280 ft gain
    The West Metolius River trail is one of the finest river trails in Central Oregon due to its easy terrain, beautiful blue water, volcanic spring fed waterfalls, and forest views.  The hike starts just downstream from the Lower Canyon Creek Campground, where there is a bathroom and some picnic tab...
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  • Camp Sherman, Oregon

    Fly Fishing the Metolius

    5.0
    If there were a river in heaven it would be the Metolius. This gem located near Sisters Oregon offers year-round fly-fishing (only) to anyone who wishes to do so. The area offers multiple types of accommodations from tent camping to staying in resort-like cabins on the river. The best time to go...
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  • Deschutes County, Oregon

    Skylight Cave

    4.4
    0.2 mi / -25 ft gain
    The hardest part about getting to Skylight Cave is the drive. Start by coming from Sisters, Oregon, and use the driving directions below to find it. The Google Maps pin is accurate, and if you like coordinates, you can use 44°20'55.3"N 121°42'55.9"W as well. It's recommended you download an offl...
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  • Deschutes County, Oregon

    Summit Black Crater

    5.0
    8 mi / 2211 ft gain
    The Black Crater Trailhead parking lot is accessed off the McKenzie Pass (Hwy 242). The trailhead starting elevation is 5,040ft. (using the iPhone app "Topo Maps". Great app) with a 3.8 Mile hike one way to the Black Crater Summit at 7,251ft of elevation. Some parts of the trail are steep and g...
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  • Marion County, Oregon

    Hike Mt. Jefferson's Park Ridge

    5.0
    7.4 mi / 1500 ft gain
    From the Breightenbush Lake PCT trailhead (5,600ft Elevation) you hike through a thick forest until you reach an old burn area. This area was burned from a forest fire and has rebirthed lush green plants and bushes to help feed all the animals in the area. After a mile of climbing through the bur...
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  • Deschutes County, Oregon

    Camp at Lava Lake

    4.5
    Beautiful spot to set your tent up for a night or longer.About 12 spots scatter the immediate campground area, but while hiking we spotted several more dispersed throughout the towering Ponderosa Pine trees. Most of the spots circle a small lake. The ground in this site is a VERY soft dirt, perfe...
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  • Bend, Oregon

    Float or Paddle The Deschutes River

    4.7
    Looking for something fun to do in Bend when the weather gets warm? Look no further. The easiest way to make this happen is to take your crew down to Riverbend Park. There's ample parking, on-site rentals of all kinds, and a beach for launching. The park also features a lot of nice grass areas fo...
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  • Sisters, Oregon

    Camp at Big Lake

    The crystal clear waters of Big Lake sit at an elevation of 4,600 ft. in the Willamette National Forest, on the western slopes of the Cascade Mountain Range. The Big Lake Campground (N 44 22.439 W 121 53.599) lies on the western shore of Big Lake, at the top of the Santiam Pass near Hoodoo Ski Re...
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  • Deschutes County, Oregon

    Dee Wright Observatory

    4.7
    0.93 mi / 20 ft gain
    On your way to Proxy Falls from Bend? Stop by the Dee Wright Observatory to take some photos of the gorgeous mountains. The Observatory is at the summit of McKenzie Pass in Oregon's Cascade Mountains. Built right in the middle of a large lava flow, the open structure itself is actually construct...
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  • Idanha, Oregon

    Hike up the South Slopes of Mount Jefferson

    15 mi / 7400 ft gain
    Set out from Pamelia Lake Trailhead through dense old growth forest. You'll see giant cedars, mixed firs and stunning mountain streams carving their way thru very green forest. After a couple miles, you'll reach Pamelia Lake. This is a great place to grab a snack, water, take photos and camp if y...
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  • Bend, Oregon

    Hike Tam McArthur Rim Trail

    5.0
    5.2 mi / 1500 ft gain
    The Tam McArthur Rim Trail is a day hike in the Three Sisters Wilderness that will have you gaining about 1,500' of elevation for beautiful views of Three Creek Lake and the surrounding Three Sisters Mountains. On a clear day you can also catch a peak of Mt. Bachelor Ski Area.  The trail is less ...
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  • Prineville, Oregon

    Fly Fish Crooked River

    5.0
    Head East out of Bend, Oregon towards Prineville Reservoir State Park and Highway 27, which runs along the Crooked River. It is about an hour outside of Bend. Once you reach Highway 27 (Crooked River Highway), there are several campgrounds and pull-outs along the side of the road where you can st...
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  • Detroit, Oregon

    Boca Cave & Triangulation Peak

    4.0
    4.75 mi / 1053 ft gain
    Triangulation Peak, Spire Rock and Boca Cave TH #3372 The trail starts on level ground where you travel east along the top of the ridge. There are multiple trees that have fallen across the trail making the hike quite adventurous. Some trees you'll go over and some you will need to go under. Dep...
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  • Lane County, United States

    Backpack the Obsidian Area

    4.4
    6 mi / 1800 ft gain
    The Obsidian area is at least six miles from the closest trail head and 1800 feet of elevation gain. The best way to see the area is to plan a multi-day backpacking adventure. It is limited entry which is strictly enforced by the Forest Service. Only 30 day hikers and 40 overnight hikers are al...
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  • Lane County, Oregon

    Camp at Scott Lake

    Scott Lake Campground is truly a hidden gem off the McKenzie Pass Scenic Drive. Nestled right next to the Mt Washington Wilderness Area, this small campsite with only 20 primitive sites lining the lake gives spectacular views over toward the Three Sisters to the South-East.To get there - turn ont...
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