Tumalo State Park

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First Street River Trail (Bend)

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Tumalo Reservoir

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Tumalo Falls

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River Walk from The Old Mill-South Loop (Bend)

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NF 430 Off Skyliners Road

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Deschutes River Trail

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Shevlin Park

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River Walk from The Old Mill-North Loop (Bend)

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Twin Bridges

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Drake Park (Bend)

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Robert W. Sawyer State Park (Bend)

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Seasons

Winter
Spring
Summer
Fall

Location

Travel west out of Bend on Highway 20 toward Sisters. Near the town of Tumalo, take a left on OB Riley Road. Go 1 mile to the river crossing and the entrance to the park. There is a day use fee for parking.

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Habitat and Birds

The Deschutes River flows through an accessible riparian area surrounded by juniper woodland. This area is a great migrant spot for songbirds. Regular birds here include California Quail, Osprey, Bald Eagle, Mourning Dove, Great Horned Owl, Northern Pygmy-Owl, Belted Kingfisher, Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Western Wood-Pewee, Dusky Flycatcher, Hammond’s Flycatcher, Gray Flycatcher, Warbling Vireo, assorted swallows, Mountain Chickadee, Pygmy Nuthatch, House Wren, Pacific Wren, American Dipper, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Townsend’s Solitaire, Hermit Thrush, Cedar Waxwing, assorted migrating warblers, Lincoln’s Sparrow and Evening Grosbeak. Rarities that have been seen here include Green Heron, Common Tern, Barred Owl, Costa’s Hummingbird, Least Flycatcher, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Gray Catbird, Northern Mockingbird, Bohemian Waxwing, Black-and-white Warbler, Tennessee Warbler, American Redstart, Black-throated Sparrow and Painted Bunting.

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