• Explore the History of Sunriver Resort

    Made of stone and logs cut near the property, the Great Hall at the Sunriver Resort is more than just an impressive building— it’s a part of history. This building used to be the officer’s mess hall at Camp Abbot and is the only original structure still standing. During World War II, Camp Abbot was […]

  • Best Golfing Near Sunriver, Oregon

    Sunriver is known for gorgeous scenic beauty ranging from mountains to forests, volcano rocks, rivers, lakes, wetlands, and clear, starry skies – but that’s not all it offers. Sunriver also has ample activities the whole family can enjoy, including kayaking, standup paddling, hiking, horseback riding, and water rafting, just to name a few. One activity […]

  • Explore Sunrivers Explorers

    Peter Skene Ogden found himself in a bit of a pickle in 1821. The Hudson Bay Company had merged with Ogden’s employer, the North West Company, and his new bosses were a bit upset that he had butchered one of their men “in a most cruel manner” five years prior. Ogden sailed to London to […]

  • The First Humans in Sunriver, Oregon

    Explore the first people in Sunriver Look down at your feet. Are you wearing shoes? Maybe it’s a pair of boots you wear to get around in six inches of snow. Perhaps it’s a pair of heels you like because they’ve got style and are just the right height. Maybe it’s a pair of slippers […]

  • Explore Volcanoes in Sunriver

    To say that Sunriver’s history started with a bang would be an understatement. The story of this much-loved resort community south of Bend began with millions of bangs that shook the world, built mountains, and left massive craters during a volcanic period that lasted thousands of years. Sunriver sits alongside a portion of the 700-mile […]

  • Newberry Crater: Your Guide to a Winter Outing

    Photo Cred: US Forest Service Have you heard of the Newberry National Volcanic Monument? No? You’re not alone. Thankfully, this beautiful and geologically diverse area is still under the radar when it comes to winter visitors. The trip into the Newberry Crater, from 10-mile Sno-Park to Paulina Lake just so happens to be one of […]

  • Top Desert Destinations Near Sunriver, Oregon

    Pack a picnic, and take your family to these hotspots during your spring break in Sunriver, Oregon Spring can be an interesting time of year for mountain towns: Businesses and tourism slows down, the weather is variable, and a collective quiet settles over our little community. What many people don’t know is that spring is […]

  • Spending Summer in Sunriver

    It may still be winter, but that means it’s the perfect time to start planning your summer vacation in Sunriver. If you’re interested in visiting Sunriver, then you’ve probably already done some research. You know that there are gorgeous views, countless trails, and a plethora of places to eat and drink. You can find more […]

  • 2020 Holiday Vacation: Your Ultimate Booking Guide

    If you have anything in common with most other Americans right now, you’re feeling the bite of the travel bug and the resulting insatiable wander-itch. We at Cascara have seen this first-hand: We’ve been booked solid ever since the green light was given for overnight stays in our gorgeous little town of Sunriver, Oregon. In […]

  • Winter in Sunriver and Central Oregon

    When you think about where you may want to spend your winter months, central Oregon is probably not the first place that pops into your head. Even if you are the type of person who would rather be in a colder place than a warmer one in winter, when you are brainstorming snowy getaway spots, […]