• Subaru Of Bend Outside Games Bend "Whitewater Festival" June 24th

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    The Subaru Of Bend Outside Games will feature The Bend Whitewater Fest Sunday June 24th.  Bend’s paddlers and surfers will be gathering for a fun afternoon of friendly competition at Bend’s Whitewater park. Come out and be a part of the event or just come and watch, it will be good times for sure. Thanks to Tumalo Creek Kayak and Canoe for putting on this event. More Info HERE!

  • 2018 Bend Paddleboard Challenge

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    June 23 Riverbend Park. More Info HERE!

    The 2018 Desert Orthopedics PaddleBoard Challenge takes place at Riverbend Park in Bend, Oregon and is free to watch. The event is co-presented by Standup Paddle Bend and Tumalo Creek Kayak and Canoe. Sue Fox, Director of all things SUP for the Subaru Outside Games and Tumalo Creek, is focused on making the SUP events welcoming to all styles of paddle enthusiast. “We are stoked to be part of the Subaru Outside Games and are building on the foundation of this event that will continue to evolve for decades to come.”

    The event will be offering races for elite paddlers, recreationalists, beginners and kids. Tumalo Creek and Standup Bend…

  • Crooked River Flyby

    Posted on in categories Biking , Climbing , Fishing , Hiking , River , Travel & Adventure

    We like to get out and fly over Central Oregon and this flyby of the Crooked River area reminds us that there are places east of Bend that are just as worthy as the Cascade lakes and rivers for great outdoor recreation. This is an awesome area for early summer where the temps are warmer than the high Cascades. Check it out!!!

    Here’s  couple of links for more information on the area.

    Ochoco National Forest – Crooked River

    Prineville State Park – Prineville Reseviour


  • Evening with Eddyline, Kayaking Clinic At Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe

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    Tuesday June 5th from 5p – 8p at Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe. More Event Info HERE!

    This casual clinic will provide plenty of opportunity to demo and get tips from industry professionals. As the Western US rep for Eddyline and great friend of the shop, Ethan Ebersold will host the event. Get your kayak game dialed during a fun and educational evening with Eddyline!

  • Wild and Scenic Rivers: An American Legacy - Presentation In Bend

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    Monday April 23 at 10 Barrel Brewing Eastside. Space is limited and registration is required. Info HERE! 

    Join acclaimed photographer and author Tim Palmer as he inspires us with stories and shares his awarding winning photos with us.

    This year is the 30th anniversary of the Upper Deschutes River being designated Wild and Scenic and the 50th anniversary of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.

    Tim will reveal the history and essential policies of this unique program and showcase spectacular photos of Wild and Scenic rivers from all parts of the country.

    Tim Palmer is the author and photographer of 26 books about rivers, the environment, and adventure travel. As a writer, citizen conservationist, and environmental planner…

  • COTA Movie Night: Riding The Tatshenshini

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    Red Bull and Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe presents Riding The Tatshenshini…
    Thursday March 15th, McMenamins Old St. Francis. More Info Here!

    In the summer of 2016, four generations of mountain bikers headed north for the trip of a lifetime. The trip saw them raft the Tatshenshini River through British Columbia, the Yukon and into Alaska in search of some of the most remote and rugged big mountain biking on the planet.

  • Lessons from Lostine River

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    March 14 @ 6:30 pm8:00 pm More Info Here

    Prior to 2005, Lostine River in northeast Oregon frequently ran dry in late summer, leaving threatened Chinook salmon without passage to critical spawning grounds. Since then, The Freshwater Trust has worked collaboratively with nearly 100 irrigators to restore critical in-stream flows that support this iconic species and the local agricultural economy. Recently, the organization partnered with a local landowner to increase irrigation efficiency on nearly 900 acres of traditionally flood-irrigated land. Rob Kirschner, General Counsel to The Freshwater Trust, will present on the past, present, and future of these cooperative efforts, and offer insights on how conservation groups and irrigators can work together to restore Oregon’s…

  • A Fall River Forum

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    Join an open discussion on the future of the Fall River Thursday March 8th from 7pm-9pm at the High Desert Museum.

    Many things are in the works at the Fall River ranging from riparian area improvements to addressing manmade fish barriers to passive integrated transponder (PIT) tagging of stocked fish. These and other topics will be part of this roundtable discussion. If you already love the river or are new to the area and want to learn more about it…this is a your chance. More Info HERE!

    Fall River is among the most popular natural attractions in Deschutes County. Long a mecca for fly anglers, it is also becoming increasingly popular for hikers and mountain bikers. This roundtable discussion…

  • Weather Trend Jan 17, 2018

    Posted on in categories Biking , Climbing , Fishing , Hiking , River , Running , Skiing & Snowboarding , Travel & Adventure

    Central Oregon has some significant snow on the way in the next week. Backyard Bend weather is a single comprehensive source for all the resources you need in one place to understand the weather conditions before your next outdoor adventure. Check it out!!!

  • Holiday Lights Winter Paddle Parade

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    Every year Bend’s most ded­i­cated paddling enthusiasts dress up their canoes and kayaks in bright lights and hol­i­day garb and pad­dle around the Deschutes River for a few hours for Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe’s Holiday Lights Winter Paddle Parade in the Old Mill Dis­trict. This is one of those events that gets the whole town in the spirit and feels very authen­tic to Bend.

    Pad­dlers should meet at Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe on Fri­day, Decem­ber 15, 2017 from 2-3:30 p.m. to decorate. After the crowd assem­bles, we’ll depart from the dock around 4:00pm behind the shop and pad­dle upstream up to the Flag Bridge.