• Kayak Field Trip: Habitat Health Of The Upper Deschutes

    Posted on in categories Event , River , Travel & Adventure

    Join the Coalition and Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe for a water-based exploration of the Upper Deschutes. This trip will be co-led by Mason Lacy, PhD and Toni Pennington, PhD. Mason will provide insight on the unique hydrology of the Deschutes and discuss opportunities as well as barriers to restoration. Toni will discuss aquatic plants and water quality. More INFO HERE!

    When: Monday, June 3, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Where: Deschutes River, Dillon to Benham Falls and back. Meet at Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe.
    Register here. $65 fee includes all equipment, transport, and river guides.

  • Mt. Bachelor Announces The OUTPLAY 365 PASS

    Posted on in categories Biking , River , Skiing & Snowboarding

    Here’s the press release from Mt. Bachelor on their new year round pass. If the mountain is a place you play winter and summer this is a deal. And, a rafting trip to top it off.


    Sunchaser Spring & 2018-19 Season Finale Celebration This Weekend

    (BEND, Ore.), May 22, 2019 – Mt. Bachelor, a POWDR company, today launched a new pass, Outplay 365, which unlocks year-round access to Central Oregon’s best adventure. Outplay 365 Pass holders receive a full year of unlimited winter lift, Nordic trail, and summer mountain bike park access at Mt. Bachelor and one rafting trip…

  • Annual Spring Paddle Festival at Riverbend Park

    Posted on in category River

    Saturday May 4th at River Bend Park.

    Paddlefest is Tumalo Creek Kayak and Canoe’s annual spring opener! There will be FREE demos and clinics to get you on the water.

    -FREE Demo Day! May 4th at Riverbend Park, try all the latest and greatest in boats and boards
    -SALE get the paddle gear you’ve always wanted while our spring Paddle Festival sale is on, May 4-12

    For further detail check out:

    Call 541-317-9407 to register for a clinic while seats last!

  • Stand on Liquid Spring SUP Garage Sale May 3 & 4

    Posted on in category River

    Visit Stand on Liquid, May 3rd and 4th for Stand on Liquid’s Spring SUP Garage Sale, where you’ll find a massive selection of fantastic deals on used, discontinued, dented (but repaired) Stand Up Paddleboards (SUPs). We’ll have used paddle boards as low as $199!

    More INFO HERE!

    Grab a hot dog, drink something cool, enter to win a free SUP swag giveaway, and walk away with a new(ish) paddle board!

  • Surfrider Foundation Newport-Bend Chapter KickOff

    Posted on in category River

    As our surfing and paddling community grows and many shuffle between Bend and the Oregon coast, we hope to activate our water conservation community in protecting our rivers, lakes, streams and ocean. Come join this group as they kick off the Bend chapter of the Newport-Bend Surfrider Foundation. More INFO HERE!

    Thanks to Deschutes Brewery for supporting with location, free food and beer! REI will have swag for all those who sign-up to be surfrider members.  Local non profits will also be there; Bend Park and Rec will present a brainstorming session on how we all can work together for better water quality and conservation in Central Oregon.

    Come join for networking, brainstorming, food, drinks, swag and how you…

  • Rock 'n River: Upper Deschutes Kayak Trip

    Posted on in category River

    Wednesday Oct 17. Join the Coalition for the Deschutes (CFD) and Tumalo Creek Kayak and Canoe (TCKC) for a water-based exploration of the Upper Deschutes, from Dillon to Benham Falls and back.  The weather will be perfect for this outing. More INFO HERE!

    Discover the river with awesome CFD volunteer, volcanologist Dr. Daniele McKay. Daniele will shed light on Central Oregon’s volcanic tantrums of the past and how the Deschutes River and its watershed have responded to eruptions, lava flows, and other geologic events.

    Daniele has a PhD in geology from the University of Oregon. She studies volcanic activity and has focused much of her research on central Oregon…

  • Naish Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge

    Posted on in categories Event , River

    If you are looking to get out of town this weekend you might consider heading up to the Gorge and the Naish Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge. It’s a family friendly event and you might just get to pick some apples in Hood River on your way back. Check out more INFO HERE!

  • Long and Winding River 2018: Explore the Headwaters of the Deschutes River

    Posted on in categories Hiking , River , Travel & Adventure

    The headwaters of the Deschutes River are at Little Lava Lake, but is this really where all of the water in the Deschutes River comes from? Join geologist Daniele McKay for an exploration of the Three Sisters and Mt. Bachelor area, and the true headwaters of the Deschutes River. We will explore pristine springs, mountain lakes, and recent volcanic deposits – all of which make the Deschutes one of the most remarkable rivers in Oregon. More INFO HERE!

  • Winner!!!

    Posted on in category River

    Congrats to our winner of the JD SUP Touring Board, Kirsten Matthias. She has a brand new standup paddleboard designed by JD Platt from Bend. Check out his line of innovative boards at

    New GIVEAWAY happening for August on the Share & Win page.

  • JD SUP Stand Up Paddleboards From Bend GIVEAWAY

    Posted on in category River

    JD Platt has been active in the Bend action sports community for a long time. He takes his K-9 Kings dog show around the country and now he’s developed a new line of Stand Up Paddleboards called JD SUP. His boards are innovative and incorporate some very unique features. We hung out with JD to learn about these awesome boards. Check out the full featured video on the Homepage and see how you can win a new JD Touring SUP on the Share and Win page.