Top Adventures in Sisters

  • The Sisters to Smith Rock Ride

    Starting in the "Old West" town of Sisters, Oregon and ending at Smith Rock State Park outside the small town of Terrebonne, this route takes riders past a variety of historical sites, shows the gentle curves of the Deschutes River and frames spec...

    36.6 miles 597 ft gain

  • McKenzie River Pass Full Day Ride

    The 38 mile McKenzie Pass ride is without a doubt the most spectacular bike ride in the entire state of Oregon. The ride begins at the Village Green Park in Sisters, Oregon, along Oregon Route 242, which is a stretch of roadway included on the U.S...

    38 miles 2191 ft gain

  • Mountain Bike the Peterson Ridge Trail

    Bend, Oregon has a deserved reputation as one of the top mountain bike destinations in the country. Unless you are from the area, you might not be familiar with nearby Sisters. Sisters is a sleepy western-themed town of 3,000 better known for it's...

    16.1 miles 1167 ft gain

  • Hike to Black Butte

    Just outside of Sisters Oregon is the stunning and popular day hike to the summit Black Butte (Elevation 6,436 feet). At the top, spectacular views of the surrounding Cascades await the intrepid hiker. To get to the trailhead, turn off of Highway ...

  • Explore Skylight Cave

    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...

    0.2 miles -25 ft gain

  • Summit Black Crater

    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 e...

    8 miles 2211 ft gain

  • Camp at Lava Lake

    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. ...

  • Backpack to the Matthieu Lakes

    Begin your hike at the Lava Camp Lake Trailhead. The trail winds through a forest flush with hemlock and fir while opening up into black lava flows. Continue for a little over two miles until you reach North Matthieu Lake. This is your first stop....

    6 miles 800 ft gain

  • Fly Fishing the Metolius

    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 res...

  • Snap Photos at the Dee Wright Observatory

    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,...

  • Run the Suttle Lake Loop

    Beginning at the Suttle Lake Lodge just off Highway 20, the Suttle Lake Loop follows a wide dirt path that circumnavigates the entire lake. Hug the lake whenever the trail opens up to camping areas or pavement - it's nearly impossible to become lo...

    3.6 miles 200 ft gain

  • Winter Camp on Cache Mountain

    Cache Mountain offers amazing views of Mt Jefferson, 3 Fingered Jack, Mt Washington and the North and Middle Sisters. In the summer months, it is also known as one of the best single track mountain biking spots in Central Oregon. This is a great s...

    2 miles

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Sisters, Oregon

      Three Creeks Meadow Horse Camp

      Overview Three Creeks Meadow Horse Camp is one of four facilities located near Three Creeks Lake and the designated horse camp for the Three Creeks area. Located on the edge of a large meadow it pr...

    • Sisters, Oregon

      Three Creeks Meadow Campground

      Overview Three Creeks Meadow Campground is one of four facilities located near Three Creeks Lake and provides campers with beautiful views of the water and surrounding nature. It shares the area wi...

    • Old McKenzie Highway

      Cold Springs Campground (Or)

      Overview A pleasant, small spring runs through the center of this popular, shaded campground. Located just southwest of Sisters, Oregon, Cold Springs Campground is nestled below a thick Ponderosa P...

    • Camp Sherman, Oregon

      Riverside Campground

      Overview Located on the upper Metolius River, Riverside Campground is one of a sting of camps that dot the river offering visitors some of the most stunning scenery in central Oregon and easy acces...

    • Sisters, Oregon

      South Shore

      Overview South Shore Campground is located along Suttle Lake, shaded by Douglas fir and Ponderosa pine. One section of the camp sits on the shoreline, while the other is nestled on a hillside.Most...

    • Camp Sherman, Oregon

      Allingham Campground

      Overview Allingham Campground is one of a string of campgrounds located one right after another along the Metolius River.Recreation Hiking and fishing top the list of recreational activities for vi...

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