Sunriver, Oregon is one of the Northwest’s most popular year round vacation destinations. Approximately 16 miles southwest of Bend, the resort community of Sunriver offers world class golf and easy access to perhaps the best skiing in the Pacific Northwest. Additionally, visitors to Sunriver have a vast playground right outside their front door which includes hiking, biking, fishing, climbing, and whitewater rafting amidst the breathtaking scenery of Central Oregon.
Sunriver, OR is located 16 miles southwest of Bend, just west of Highway 97.
Although there are no hotels in Sunriver, lodging options are plentiful. Visitors can stay at the beautiful Sunriver Resort or rent one of over 3,000 private homes or 1,000 condominiums. Dining options include a handful of restaurants and cares offering a variety of cuisine.
- Winter Sports – Visitors to Sun River, Oregon can enjoy downhill skiing or snowboarding at nearby Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort. Cross country skiing, backcountry skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling are also popular winter activities.
- Hiking, Biking, Horseback Riding - During the warmer months, visitors can explore miles of trails in the surrounding area, or bike 35 miles of paved trails in Sunriver.
- Fishing and Whitewater Rafting - The nearby Deschutes River is a popular place for fly fishing and whitewater rafting.
- Golf - Sunriver Resort has three 18-hole championship golf courses, making it one of best places in the Northwest for golf.
- Newberry National Volcanic Monument – This beautiful monument covers over 55,500 acres northwest of Sunriver and has several lakes, fascinating lava flows, and interesting rock formations.
- High Desert Museum – This museum has fascinating wildlife exhibits as well as authentic displays that depict life in Central Oregon back in the late 1800s.
It's really easy to get to Bend from Sunriver. Start by going east on S. Century Drive to Hwy 97. Turn north on Hwy 97, which goes right through Bend. Along the way you may glimpse some of the native wildlife, including deer, elk, coyotes, and eagles.