Sunriver is one of Central Oregon’s most popular family-friendly vacation spots. It’s a great place to experience a wide range of outdoor activities, including hiking and mountain biking in the national forest, fly fishing in the Deschutes River, horseback riding at the Great Meadow, and golfing at two championship courses. Water enthusiasts will enjoy the Sunriver Homeowners Aquatic & Recreation Center (SHARC) that featues a summer seasonal outdoor pool, lazy river, water slides, and year-round indoor lap pool, vortex pool and aquatic basketball. At the end of a day filled with outdoor adventures, retreat to your cozy Sunriver vacation rental to recharge your batteries and get ready for another day of exploring!
Sunriver is near state parks, alpine and Nordic skiing, volcanic monuments, and museums. These popular attractions are just a two-hour or less drive away: La Pine State Park, Mt. Bachelor, High Desert Museum, and Cascade Scenic Byway. Whether a weekend getaway, family reunion or gathering among friends, we have the perfect vacation rental homes for your retreat and Sunriver is the place for an unforgettable vacation experience that you will remember for years to come.
Things To Do
Hiking & Rock Climbing
Few places can rival the serenity and ambiance that is infused into the landscape of Sunriver, Oregon. With its majestic mountain peaks, lush swathes of forest greenery, dense and fertile river valleys, there are few places truly as green and lovely as Sunriver. Just a short drive away from Sunriver proper, there are a myriad of Sunriver hiking trails for hikers and climbers of all abilities.
Sunriver fills you with a sense of adventure that inspires you to take to the trails and explore all the land offers, with the same spirit as those first great pioneers. One of the most popular ways to do so is by horseback—just like the area’s founders. There are many horseback riding trails that will certainly add something special to your vacation experience. When you’re booking a Sunriver vacation rental from us, we’ll recommend the best horseback riding trails and guides so you can make the most of this experience.
Sunriver features over 100 lakes and 450 miles of rivers and streams within an hour away, that are well-known for their abundance of fish including an array of trout, bass, and salmon. With stunning, forest-covered mountains, there are several ideal places for fly fishing, bank fishing and fishing from canoes or small boats and you can easily find a fishing place that’s close to your Sunriver vacation rental.
Skiing & Snowboarding
If you’re prepared to leave your cozy and warm Sunriver vacation rental, the Mt. Bachelor ski area is the pinnacle of Sunriver skiing. As one of the largest ski resorts in the United States, Mt. Bachelor offers over 3,700 acres of lift accessible skiing and snowboarding terrain, 88 runs, and a season that lasts from Thanksgiving till May most years. In addition to skiing and snowboarding, there are other winter activities in the area such as: sledding/tubing, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing.
Although you may not think of a mountain village as the perfect golf location, avid golfers know a little secret: Sunriver offers some of the finest courses around! Home to two championship public courses, the Meadows and Woodlands, there are also two private golf courses near Sunriver, Oregon that Sunriver Pines guests have access to, Crosswater and Caldera Springs.
One of the most popular local outlets for recreational activity in Sunriver is mountain biking. Home to over thirty miles of paved pathways — suited to riders of all skill-levels and abilities, make it easy and enjoyable to cruise along and see its natural sights. For those seeking more challenging trails rather than cruisers, Sunriver is packed with dirt and gravel trails, which are ideally suited for the more experienced mountain bikers. At the end of the day, our vacation rentals in Sunriver Oregon will offer the perfect place for a good night’s sleep and rest!