Winter in Bend Oregon is all about the snow activities! Our favorite besides heading up to the mountain for a day of skiing or snowboarding is snowshoeing! Snowshoeing is a great activity all ages can enjoy, here are our favorite spots to go!
Swampy Lake: 16 miles west of Bend on Century Drive. Deschutes National Forest. – XC Skiing and Snowshoeing
Mt Bachelor: 21 miles from Bend Snowblast Tubing, Sled Dog Rides, Snowshoe Tours, Skiing, Snowboarding, and Lessons.
Wanoga: 15.5 miles west of Bend on Century Drive. Deschutes National Forest. – Snow play area (sledding with your own sleds), Snowmobiles, XC Skiing, and Snowshoeing.
Head to Powder House Ski & Snowboard: 311 SW Century Dr, Bend, OR 97702 .
They have everything from ski rentals to snowshoes!
Don’t want to go on your own? Take a snowshoeing tour!
Wanderlust Tours offers snowshoeing tours almost every day! Wanderlust is an amazing tour company; their staff is extremely friendly and their tours are always informational and very fun! They even have snowshoeing tours at night to a giant bonfire! How cool does that sound? Be sure to call them at least a day ahead to get on their tour schedule.