What Is It? Bend has been a long-time favorite town for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. There are national forests nearby, ski hills, the Deschutes River, and even volcanic landscapes. All of these features make Bend an ideal spot for mountain biking, river rafting, skiing, and rock climbing.
Why Do It? Mountain biking is a way of life in Bend, so embrace the local spirit and start exploring the region on two wheels. There are some great gear and rental shops in town to pick up supplies if you didn’t arrive with your own
Good to Know: You can also take a drive along the Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway, which passes through the Deschutes National Forest, to rest weary feet and legs.