Madras

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Located about 45 minutes north of Bend, Madras is home to deep desert canyons, river gorges and other unexpected delights — an indoor aquatic center with a waterslide and a lazy river, a Saturday market in the summer, golf, hiking and a skate park. Madras is also a gateway to Culver, the home of the Cove Palisades State Park and Opal Springs. World-class fly-fishing as well as white-water rafting down the Deschutes River are just minutes away.

Central Oregon

Madras is located in Central Oregon, home to alpine lakes, sparkling rivers, snowy mountains, sage-brush plains and Smith Rock, a rock-climber's paradise.

Nearby cities are: Metolius, Culver, Warm Springs, and Terrebonne.

an Oregon StoryRoad Trip: Madras

by Tina Lassen / October 13, 2016

When you’re cruising across Central Oregon, the high desert plateau can feel as vast as the ocean, a sea of sagebrush and pine under an endless dome of blue sky. Yet surprises await around Madras (about 45 minutes north of Bend), where the land…

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a Grant’s GetawayDeschutes Byway Bighorns

by Grant McOmie / December 5, 2014

Oregon’s back roads are the best! They can lead you down trails to secret hideaways, like the one that is less than two hours from Portland: the Deschutes River Back Country Byway. It may feel a million miles away, but it’s where the action is…

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an Oregon StoryRide Tualatin Valley and Madras Mountain Views

by Eileen Garvin / July 17, 2013

Oregon cyclists have two more reasons to raise their water bottles and cheer. Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) recently unveiled two new official scenic bikeways Tualatin Valley and Madras Mountain Views. Located in the Willamette…

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a Grant’s GetawayThundereggs: Oregon Treasures in the Dirt

by Grant McOmie / August 30, 2013

If you’re like me, you’re bound to be curious when traveling the wide-open spaces of Oregon. I need to know everything I can. That’s how it was when we headed south on US 97 searching for the forty million years of geologic history found in…

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Find things to see and do In Madras

  1.     Attractions
    1.     Amusement Parks
    2.     Aquariums & Zoos
    3.     Art Galleries & Studios
    4.     Casinos
    5.     Movies and TV filmed in Oregon
    6.     Museums & Interpretive Centers
    7.     Outdoors & Nature
    8.     Performing Arts
    9.     Shopping
    10.     Theater
    11.     Tour Companies & Guides
  2.     Recreation
    1.     Birding
    2.     Camping
    3.     Cycling
    4.     Fishing
    5.     Golf
    6.     Guides & Charters
      1.     Back Country Guides
      2.     Bicycle Guides
      3.     Charter Boats
      4.     Fishing Guides
      5.     Hunting Guides
      6.     Jet Boat Charters
      7.     Outdoor Guides
      8.     Whitewater Guides
    7.     Hiking
    8.     Indoor Sports
    9.     Jet Boating
    10.     Kayaking
    11.     Oregon Winter Trips
    12.     Rafting
    13.     Snow Sports
    14.     Sustainable Travel
  3.     Eat & Drink
    1.     Artisan Producers
    2.     Beer & Breweries
    3.     Cideries
    4.     Coffee & Tea
    5.     Culinary Experiences
    6.     Distilleries
    7.     Farmers' Markets
    8.     Farms & Farm Stays
    9.     Oregon Food Trips
    10.     Picking & Foraging
    11.     Ranches & Ranch Stays
    12.     Restaurants
      1.     American
      2.     Asian Fusion
      3.     Cajun / Creole
      4.     Chinese
      5.     French Bistros
      6.     Greek
      7.     Irish
      8.     Italian
      9.     Japanese
      10.     Latino
      11.     Mediterranean
      12.     Pacific Northwest
      13.     Pizza
      14.     Seafood
      15.     Southern
      16.     Thai
    13.     Seafood
    14.     Wineries & Wine
  4.     Oregon Heritage
    1.     Covered Bridges
    2.     Ghost Towns
    3.     Heritage Areas
    4.     Heritage Museums
    5.     Indian Country
    6.     Lighthouses
    7.     Old West & Oregon Trail
  5.     Natural Wonders
    1.     Bodies of Water
      1.     Lakes & Reservoirs
      2.     Rivers
      3.     Waterfalls
    2.     Forests, Parks & Refuges
      1.     National Forests & Parks
      2.     National Wildlife Refuges and Areas
      3.     State Parks
    3.     Mountains & Hills
  6.     Events
    1.     Animal & Agriculture Events
    2.     Culinary Events
    3.     Cultural Heritage Events
    4.     Exhibit & Lecture Events
    5.     Fairs & Festivals
    6.     Flower & Garden Events
    7.     Oregon Food Trips
    8.     Performing Art Events
    9.     Snow Sports
    10.     Sports Events
    11.     Visual Art Events
    12.     Volunteer Events
  7. All Places to Stay
  8.     Lodging
    1.     Bed and Breakfasts
    2.     Boutique Hotels
    3.     Farm or Ranch Stay
    4.     Glamping or Tree Houses
    5.     Hostels
    6.     Hotel / Motel
    7.     Resorts
    8.     Vacation Rentals
  9.     RV Parks
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Madras-Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce 274 S.W. 4th St., Madras 541.475.2350 or 800.967.3564 www.MadrasChamber.com
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