About Central Oregon

Your home at the Ranch is the perfect base camp for everything Central Oregon has to offer.

Voted one of the top outdoor recreation destinations in North America, Central Oregon offers almost every type of terrain and recreation you can think of. Closest to home, Smith Rock State Park draws visitors from around the world to climb, hike and explore its majestic canyons. The nearby Deschutes National Forest has hundreds of miles of mountain bike, hiking and equestrian trails, while Mt. Bachelor is home to the largest ski resort in the Cascades. The region boasts nearly 30 golf courses, including such top-ranked courses as Pronghorn and Crosswater, while rivers, streams, reservoirs and lakes dot the region, making Central Oregon a fly-fishing paradise.

Just 30 minutes away, the city of Bend offers a unique mountain culture that’s been drawing visitors for more than a hundred years. The city is home to more than 25 microbreweries, numerous boutiques, and more restaurants, coffee shops and entertainment options than you’ll ever be able to visit. As the region’s hub, Bend also offers all the amenities and conveniences you’d find in a much larger city, including world-class healthcare, a new university and major shopping centers. The nearby towns of Redmond, Prineville, Sisters and Madras offer shopping, services and a gateway to exploring everything there is to see and do in Central Oregon.

To learn more about the region, including a comprehensive list of acitives and calendar of events, go to VisitCentralOregon.com and VisitBend.com.