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Riverbend Park Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Kayak sculpture at the entrance roundabout, Riverbend Park, Bend (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Fees and regulations

  • Restrooms, picnic area, information kiosk, kayak launch
  • Dogs on leash
  • Open 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • No bikes on west side of river above the Bill Healy Bridge

Driving Directions

From the north in Bend:

Driving south on Highway 97, take Exit 138 for Downtown and Mt. Bachelor.

After 0.2 miles, turn right onto Colorado Avenue.

Drive 0.9 miles, crossing the Deschutes River, and keep straight at a traffic circle.

Proceed 0.4 miles, and turn left onto Columbia Street.

Go 0.3 miles, and then make a right turn into Riverbend Community Park. Go around the traffic circle, and find parking areas to the left.

From the south in Bend:

Driving north on Highway 97, take Exit 139 for Reed Market Road.

Turn left onto Reed Market Road after exiting, and drive 0.5 miles.

At a traffic circle, bear right onto Bond Street, and continue 0.2 miles.

Make a left onto Columbia Street, and go 0.3 miles, crossing the Deschutes River.

Then make a left turn into Riverbend Community Park. Go around the traffic circle, and find parking areas to the left.


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