Prineville

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Experience the high desert from the oldest city in Central Oregon. Hike, bike, fish and camp as you learn about the geographic wonders and historical content of this beautiful country, which also has year-round golf at Meadow Lakes Golf Course and boating at Prineville Reservoir State Park. Prineville has the unofficial title of Rockhound Capital of the U.S. Few places offer the variety of precious gemstones as the high desert and forests of this part of Oregon. Get your free Rockhound Map at the Prineville Chamber of Commerce.

Central Oregon

Prineville 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: Redmond, Terrebonne, Madras, and Bend.

an Oregon StoryPedaling Around Prineville

by Dawn Pultz / August 2, 2016

This story is the Ochoco Gravel Roubaixessay contest winner.Called the “toughest gravel event in Oregon,” the Ochoco Gravel Roubaix takes place on Saturday, August 20, 2016 in Prineville.Participants can choose from four routes: a…

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an Oregon StoryRoad Trip: Prineville

by Eileen Garvin / July 11, 2016

If you’re wanting to make time stand still this summer, we’re here to help. Head to Central Oregon’s Prineville (pop. 9,000) for a rustic, off-the-beaten-path experience. Here in the high desert, morning sunshine brightens blue skies with…

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an Oregon StoryCentral Oregon Farm and Ranch Tours

by Eileen Garvin / June 22, 2015

Pigs and goats and cows and bikes! Central Oregon puts its own spin on agritourism this summer and fall with the inaugural Crooked River Open Pastures (CROP) series in and around the town of Prineville, just 35 miles north of Bend. Organized by…

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an Oregon StoryUnplug the Family Road Trip

by Eileen Garvin / March 14, 2013

Remember the old-fashioned family road trip before the iPhone, Kindle and Facebook when you just fought over the radio dial? In celebration of simpler times, we suggest an unplugged spring vacation. Here are some ideas to get you planning (and you…

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Find things to see and do In Prineville

  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.     Rafting
    12.     Snow Sports
    13.     Sustainable Travel
    14.     Winter Wonders
  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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Prineville-Crook County Chamber of Commerce 185 NE 10th Street, Prineville 541.447.6304, www.VisitPrineville.com
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