Whitewater Rafting Trips in Oregon & Idaho


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Ouzel Outfitters
Box 817
Bend, Oregon 97709

Travel and Area Information for Ouzel Rivers
Click on the river in the map below to find a local map, travel times, lodging, activities, local weather forecasts and more for that particular area.

Ouzel Map

Bend and Central Oregon

Of the many places to plan a vacation in the Northwest, Central Oregon offers the greatest range of adventures and activities for families, groups and individuals. Premier golf, hiking, biking, rafting, rock-climbing, canoeing, caving, and excellent museums are just a few of the attractions in the area. At the heart of it all is Bend, which offers a sophisticated base from which to explore the area. Hospitality abounds with a wide range of restaurants and accommodations from four-star luxury to comfortable affordability.  

Lodging and Camping in the Area Activities and Sites
The Shilo Inn, Bend, Oregon
Riverside accommodations, dining, swimming pool and convenient location. Ouzel rafting trips depart from the Shilo Inn daily. (541-389-9600)
The Pine Ridge Inn
Offers a beautiful, quiet and intimate lodging experience in Bend. Check out their packages and specials year-round! (800-600-4095)
The Oxford Hotel
Eco-Chic Boutique Hotel. Located in downtown Bend and walking distance from great shops, galleries, dining and breweries. (541-382-8436)
Lara House Bed & Breakfast
Historic B&B two blocks from downtown with a view of the river. Offers unique and comfortable lodging and a wine and beer hour each evening (541-388-4064)
This resort located just 40 minutes west of Bend offers many recreation opportunities including hiking, horseback riding, biking, and golf. All Ouzel Mckenzie River Trips pick up at Black Butte Ranch. (866-901-2961)
This developed campground 15 minutes from Bend offers hiking, swimming, fishing and is pet friendly. You can also rent yurts to stay in but may need to reserve in advance. (800-452-5687)
Guided alpine and rock climbing instruction at Smith Rock State Park, throughout the Oregon Cascades, as well as glacier hiking and climbing on Mt. Hood.
Cog Wild Bicycle Tours
Guided mountain biking, rentals and vehicle shuttles.
The High Desert Museum
Engages visitors in the people, plants and animals of the high desert. 50,000 square feet of exhibits indoors and paved outdoor trails through acres of live animal exhibits and habitats south of Bend.
Wanderlust Tours
Offers half-day naturalist-guided tours and trips in Central Oregon. Options include canoeing, kayaking, caving, and volcano sightseeing. They also offer brewery tours on the Bend Brew Bus.
Offers beautiful hiking and climbing opportunities. Limited camping available.
Hike or bike along the scenic Deschutes river just minutes from downtown Bend. Sites include Lava Island, Lava Falls, Dillon Falls and Benham Falls.
A beautiful drive from Bend connecting to Highway 58. Passes by many alpine lakes and Mt Bachelor.


Lower Salmon River Owyhee River John Day River Deschutes River McKenzie River North Umpqua River Rogue River



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