Year Round Activities
Although Sunriver will thrill the outdoor enthusiast during the
warmer months, this picturesque locale offers plenty to do even
when it’s snowing outside. When you’ve finished up outside, head
indoors for dining pleasures, music and theater performances, or
even shopping in the one-of-a-kind 1880’s-style Sisters, Oregon.
Visit the Museum at Warm Springs to learn all about the area and
its Native American history. The High Desert Museum offers a vast
artifact collection for your education and enjoyment. Catch a movie
on the big screen in Bend.
If it’s fine art and wines you enjoy, visit High Desert Gallery or
check out customized art glass at De Wilde’s which is located in
the Red Cottage of the Mill District. Don’t miss wine tasting at
the Volcano Vineyards tasting room or the Maragas Winery, very
popular for its four wines from its Pinot Gris to its Kool Kat
Muscat. This shop also offers locally made cheeses, such as Tumalo
Farms, the close by goat cheese crafter. It’s not far to Deschutes
Brewery, which offers a wide variety of popular beers like stouts,
porters and IPA’s.
Dine at the recently restored historic Crater Lake Lodge for a
memorable time. If it’s something still more unique you seek, how
about a ride on the Crooked River Dinner Train? All of this, and
yet the modern conveniences you may rely on are always close by.
Take advantage of Mother Nature and get out on the snow – go by
ski, snowboard, cross country ski or snowshoe. Or hitch up to a
sled dog for a memorable journey, even take a sleigh ride across
the snow banks. If you like the icy stuff, put on your skates and
explore the rink. Or if you’re really itching for something out of
the ordinary, consider getting a guide for stargazing.
In an outdoor wonderland like Sunriver, the possibilities for
entertainment are virtually endless if you’re willing to get
yourself out there!
In the water, you can take a swim. Or you can take a kayak, a boat,
a canoe, or a raft down the water ways and enjoy the surroundings.
Jump on a water ski, or try your arm at flyfishing – or just
fishing the serene lakes.
In the vast Oregon sky, get out for some old-fashioned sightseeing
and you might catch sight of some rare eagles, otter, osprey, deer,
or geese. If you’re adventurous, try for an aerial view by
helicopter, starting at only $50 for basic packages. And after
dark, enjoy some prime stargazing, away from big city lights and
On land, cool off by caving or hiking in volcano country or along
gorgeous waterways, Unwind with some running, paintball, or one of
our many world famous golf courses.
Take a horse-drawn carriage ride or a memorable llama pack trip.
The area also has ample opportunity for horseback riding.
If you have children aged 3 to 10, think of sending them off to try
state kid camps!
Have you even been biking with an included waterfall tour or
mountain biking to the Mt Bachelor summit? Maybe taken an ATV
across the wide open space, or tried climbing a rock? There are
also many chances for learning and marveling at Lava Lands Visitor
Center and Newberry National Volcanic Monument.