Some good news regarding efforts to restore Whychus Creek aquatic habitat and have Chinook Salmon return to this Deschutes River tributary. The Deschutes Land Trust together with the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs and PG&E made efforts over 10 years ago to protect and restore the headwaters where Chinook traditionally have spawned for generations. This effort seems to be paying off.
Here’s the link to the full story: www.deschuteslandtrust.org/news
The 12th Annual 4 Peaks Music Festival is happening this solstice weekend and it’s finally here. Our friends at 4 Peaks have bring us Bend’s only multi-day music festival and we are excited for another year of outdoor music fun. This is 4 days and 4 nights of music, family, friends, and fun! This intimate family-friendly, eclectic festival spans many genres of legendary musicians! Camping is free, as are kids 10 and under. I you haven’t experienced 4 Peaks make this year happen!
Still Time to get your tickets: 4peaksmusic.com/2019-tickets/
5 Days, 400 Miles, One Amazing Ride. This is the Largest Gravel Event in America and a chance to ride in Central Oregon with a great group and full support services so you can enjoy the ride.
Thursday thru Sunday beer token & whiskey tasting
Live music Thursday, Saturday & Sunday
Impressive finishers medal
Finishers pint glass
Nightly camping locations on grass
Showers and restrooms available each day
Chip timing with nightly online results
Well stocked Aid Stations
Are you looking for a healthy ride this weekend? Crest The Cascades is a great option with incredible views out of Sisters, great camaraderie, support and after ride food and fun. This is an opportunity to ride on the McKenzie Pass Scenic Bikeway with friends and support.
This ride is a can’t miss event for die hard cyclists all the way through those who borrowed their friends bike and just want a nice day out. The opportunity to ride on a closed highway through lava flows that are thousands of years old makes this event one of a kind.
Check out the website to sign up: http://www.crestthecascades.org
Come out and ride!
Central Oregon has some of the best fly fishing in the west. Do you want to learn how to get started or learn more about fly fishing rivers in Central Oregon? Fly and Field Outfitters host their Fly and Field University series and folks this is a great resource to learn about this sport. Learn MORE HERE!
When: Tuesday June 11th
Where: Fly & Field Outfitters 35 SW Century Dr.
Here’s what will be covered. Rivers can be quite intimidating when it comes to learning hatches, reading water, understanding basic trout behavior and most definitely, your fly and gear selection. Join guide, Bob Smith for an evening of learning strategies and tips for fly fishing for trout in…
The Dirty Half is a longtime beloved staple of the Central Oregon trail running community. Enjoy a challenging course through high desert forest with 499 of your favorite Central Oregon trail running peers, and then toast your accomplishment with a Deschutes Brewery beer at the finish line beer garden! All proceeds of the Dirty Half go to the Deschutes Land Trust.
More INFO HERE.
Interested in riding your mountain bike further than ever? Join Pine Mountain Sports as we work up to the High Cascade 100 event/distance together with a series of 3 rides, leaving from Pine Mountain Sports – each with ride guides and a sweep.
Sun Jun 9 (40 mile ride, 9A Start)
Sun Jun 23 (55 mile ride, 8A Start)
Sun Jul 7 (75 mile ride, 7A Start)
This series of “Milestone” rides is designed for ambitious gals and guys of all abilities, who are interested in working towards building up their trail miles with a friendly and encouraging group of riders. RSVP for the rides are required, but you do not have to attend all 3 events.
Call 541-385-8080 for…
The Herb Center Summer Concert Series & 92/9 Online bring you Pennywise Friday, June 7 at Oregon Spirit Distillers! Special guests The roof rabbits & Crow Fisher. Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 7pm. This is an all ages show – children under 3 get in free.
General admission tickets are available at both East & West Bend The Growler Guys locations as well as online at bendticket.com. Enjoy beverages by AVID Cider CompanyNinkasi Brewing, & Oregon Spirit Distillers.
“The Biggest Little Show In The World” starts Wednesday June 5th. The Sisters Rodeo brings some of the worlds best talent and is Central Oregon’s premier rodeo event. Wednesday is Bull Riding Action! More INFO HERE.
The concept is simple enough: match the world’s best bull riding athletes against the toughest animal athletes on the planet in an 8-second man versus beast duel. You won’t want to miss it.
Event starts at 630! Tickets are unreserved for Xtreme Bull night, so get there early to get the best seat!!
You can now buy your tickets ONLINE! Click the link below to buy your tickets today.
Saturday at Phil’s Trailhead 10am-3pm
Sunday at Wanogo Snow Park 10am-3pm
There will be a variety of sizes of Santa Cruz & Juliana bikes including everything from the all-new XXL MegaTower to the XS Juliana Furtado. There will also be the Tallboy/Joplin, 5010/Furtado, Nomads, and the (totally made for Funner Trail) Santa Cruz Bronson! Demos rides are FREE, but bring your driver’s license and credit card (for deposit) along with your helmet and pedals.
On Sunday after you take your demo bike down Funner…