Sunriver is a planned community approximately 15 miles south of Bend, Oregon surrounded by the Deschutes National Forest. From its inception in 1968, the intent of planners, ecologists, and developers alike was to create a community which would provide an unusually attractive place to live, appealing especially to sports enthusiasts, the outdoor person, retirees, artists, and anyone attracted to a controlled area of scenic beauty.
The resort complex stretches across 3,373 acres of high desert, meadow, and thickly forested land in Deschutes County, and is crisscrossed by the rambling Deschutes River. With its interrelated villages, comprised of homes, condominiums, dining, recreational and shopping facilities, it attracts tourists from all over the world.
Sunriver boasts year round sporting and leisure activities which include skiing, snowmobiling, golfing, tennis, fishing, canoeing, white water rafting, bicycling, horseback riding, and hiking.
Just west through the Cascades lakes scenic tour route, you'll find 16 sparkling high mountain lakes: north on Hwy. 97 awaits the Newberry National Volcanic Monument; to the west side of Hwy. 97 offers Lava River Caves, Paulina Lake at Newberry Crater, and the High Desert Museum.
Sunriver enjoys unlimited activities such as festivals, concerts, banquets, and picnics hosted by area businesses, and it is greatly enhanced by community involvement and a genuine spirit to insure a good time.
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