Your Fall Activity Guide | Brasada Ranch

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Your Fall Activity Guide

Sweeping high-desert and mountain views, earthy tones, and crisp air are the hallmarks of autumn at Brasada Ranch. Discover the perfect place to inspire a season full of enriching experiences that connect to your nature.

 

ADVENTURES AT THE RANCH

There’s so much to see and do just beyond your cabin’s doorstep. Pursue your spirit of adventure and explore The Ranch as autumn settles in.

HIT THE TRAILS ON HORSEBACK

With over 900 acres of natural beauty to discover, guided trail rides are the best way to explore our grounds.

 

SADDLE UP

PLAY THE GREENS

For golf lovers, the award-winning Brasada Canyons course offers 18 holes with majestic views of the high desert in fall.

 

HIT THE COURSE

GO BIRD WATCHING

Catch a glimpse of hundreds of feathered friends on nine bird-watching paths. Fall’s sightings include rufous hummingbirds, flammulated owls, Vaux’s swifts, and even rough-legged hawks.

TAKE A HIKE

Breathe in the crisp fall air on a trek to Outback Butte, or for a longer hike, head to Spirit Rock with a picnic packed from the General Store.

 

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LEISURELY FALL EXPERIENCES

Slow down, get cozy, and enjoy the simple pleasures of the season. From connecting with loved ones by the fire to unwinding under the stars, opportunities to luxuriate are bountiful at Brasada Ranch.

FIRESIDE FAMILY FUN

End your evening sitting in front of the crackling fire, sharing stories, and roasting s’mores with our delicious house-made marshmallows.

 

SPEND TIME STARGAZING

Out here, it’s so much easier to see the stars. Bring a blanket and sip on warm apple cider while you take in the twinkling night sky.

 

ENJOY LIVE MUSIC AT RANGE

Delight in the sounds of local artists and bountiful flavors of the Fall harvest with dinner and live music at Range Restaurant and Bar.

 

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SIT BACK & SOAK

Relax in an oversized hot tub or one of our heated outdoor pools, surrounded by panoramic Cascade Mountain views.

 

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HANG AT THE HIDEOUT

On rainy days, our game room offers indoor activities like foosball, ping pong, and Nintendo for the kids (and the kids at heart).

 

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SPA BRASADA

Treat yourself to a range of indulgent body and beauty treatments, surrounded by the autumnal splendor of the Cascade peaks.

 

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ADVENTURES BEYOND BRASADA

Autumnal adventures and cultural experiences await just outside of Brasada Ranch. Fall’s cooler temperatures make for uncrowded trails, leaving more room to soak up the natural sights and sounds of this beautiful time of year.

Nearby Hiking Trail Highlights

 

PILOT BUTTE STATE PARK

This moderate two-mile loop is perfect for checking out Bend’s panoramic views.

 

DESCHUTES RIVER TRAIL

Take in the crisp fall air and smell the ponderosa pines while you journey along the Deschutes River.

 

SMITH ROCK

Bask in the warm fall colors as you make the climb up Misery Ridge or travel along the river while taking in nature’s splendor.

 

GREEN LAKES

This nine-mile round-trip trek is perfect for an avid hiker and their four-legged companion.

 

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Our Must-Do Mountain Bike Trails

 

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN LOOP

After the snow has melted in late summer and early fall, climb up the Ochocos Mountains and seek out those panoramic views.

 

MIDDLE FLAGLINE TRAIL

As a prime elk calving ground, the Middle Flagline Trail closes for the summer and reopens mid-August, just in time for the fall.

 

PETERSON RIDGE TRAIL

A family-friendly network of loops in Sisters, the Peterson Ridge Trail is one of Cascade’s most well-loved mountain biking routes.

 

NORTH FORK OF TUMALO CREEK

This 2-hour loop offers breathtaking views of Happy Valley during the fall, with multiple waterfalls along the way.

 

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Our Favorite Central Oregon Excursions

 

BEND ALE TRAIL

The Bend Ale Trail offers a variety of craft beers to enjoy and discover. Download the app, log your journey, and win prizes.

 

FLY FISHING IN CENTRAL OREGON

Cast a line and soak up the sights of Crooked River Canyon just minutes away from The Ranch. To fish and float in the fall, take a day trip to Deschutes River or work on your backcast at the scenic Cascades Lake.

 

HOT AIR BALLOON RIDE

See the beauty of central Oregon from the clouds with a hot air balloon ride.

 

BUNGEE JUMPING

Plunge 300 feet into the canyon from the tallest commercial bungee platform in North America.

 

MOONLIGHT CANOE TOURS

Hear age-old myths and learn astronomy while sipping hot cider under a blanket of stars.

 

SPELUNKING & CAVING

What better way to get into the Halloween spirit than by exploring some of Earth’s spookiest cavernous spots?

 

YOUR FALL SANCTUARY AWAITS

At Brasada Ranch, autumn is full of moments for slowing down or pursuing your spirit of seasonal adventure. Inspire your true nature at Brasada Ranch.

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