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La Pine, Oregon is your gateway to recreation year round. Tourists
are attracted to the region by recreational activities that include
hunting, fishing, swimming, sailing, canoeing, water skiing, wind
surfing, backpacking, camping, golfing, mountain biking, white
water rafting, spelunking, downhill skiing, cross country skiing,
The 1.6 million acre Deschutes National Forest, just a few miles
from La Pine, includes Newberry National Volcanic Monument, the
Lava Butte Geological Area and the Lava Cast Forest, Mt. Jefferson,
Three Sisters, Diamond Peak and Mt Washington wilderness areas,
Mt. Bachelor, and the Cascade Lakes region. Recreation activities
include rafting, hiking, backpacking, skiing, spelunking, fishing,
camping and picnicking. There are more than 158 lakes and reservoirs,
over 100 campgrounds and over 240 miles of streams in the national
forest. An 89 mile paved driving tour takes you past spectacular
views of many mountain lakes and streams, as well as a view of
the Three Sisters peaks.
La Pine State Park, located next to the Deschutes River, is the
ideal spot for swimming, boating, picnicking, and hiking. Fly
casting for brown and rainbow trout in the Deschutes River is
also a favorite pastime. The campground is the perfect home base
for visiting attractions in the area, including the Newberry National
Volcanic Monument. The park has 50 electrical sites and 95 trailer
spaces. Hot showers and flush toilets are available to all campers
in the utility building. Year round camping on an individual basis
is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations
can be made for individual or group sites. One of the largest Ponderosa
pines in Oregon, known as the "Big Tree", is located in the park.
It is 191 feet high, and has a circumference of 326 inches.
Fascinating geology, excellent fishing, hiking and camping, panoramic
scenic views and more are waiting for you at La Pine.