The Tale of the Ale Trail

We’re standing in the rain on the edge of the Deschutes National Forest looking at a 10-foot section of a spruce trunk that’s been halved and hollowed. With handles on one end and a small wheel on the other, it looks like a strange and skinny wheelbarrow. “It’s a lauter tun,” says Paul Arney, owner… More

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The mighty Deschutes River runs through the heart of Bend — and we wouldn’t want it any other way.

After all, the city built Oregon’s first urban whitewater park on that river. With miles of hiking and biking trails through town and Mt. Bachelor and Smith Rock nearby, Bend is famous for world-class recreation. Combine that with a richly diverse cultural landscape, award-winning dining and boutique shopping, and you might not want to leave Bend.

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What should we do in Bend if we only have one day?

There is much to be discovered in Bend. If you only have a day, here are my suggestions. Walk a bit of the Deschutes River Trail, in town. Visit a few of our famous breweries – I suggest Crux, Bend Brewing Co. and Worthy. Walk through Drake Park (the leaves should be changing, and beautiful,…

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