Redmond is located in Deschutes County
(of which is the county seat), 15 miles north of Bend
along US Highway 97
, at the Hwy 126 junction. The Deschutes River
, Tumalo State Park
and Cline Falls Sate Park are nearby.
Surrounded by an abundance of juniper trees, Redmond is an industrial and lumbering center in Central Oregon. Operation Santa Claus, a ranch that raises reindeer used by many communities during the Christmas season, is 2 miles west on Highway 126.
Outdoor enthusiasts flock to Redmond for the many recreational opportunities. The majestic spires and craggy palisades of Smith Rock State Park are just north of Redmond. World-class Rock Climbing adventures await both the neophyte and the experienced climber. There are also seven miles of hiking trails that follow the Crooked River and wind up in canyon walls on top of ridges. Nearby lakes include Billy Chinook, Suttle, and Blue lakes are popular with anglers.
The City of Redmond was incorporated on July 6, 1910.
Art Deschutes County Ballroom Dance Club |
Education Outward Bound West | Sage Walk Wilderness School |
Golf Juniper Golf Club | Hospice of Redmond & Sisters |
Motels, Hotels, and Resorts Eagle Crest Resort | Historic New Redmond Hotel |
Oregon State Parks Cline Falls State Park |
Real Estate High Desert Property Management |
Science Petersen's Rock Gardens |
Sports and Sporting Events Brian Yates Outfitters | Cascade Swim Center |
Transportation Crooked River Railroad Company |
Wildlife Viewing Elkhorn Llamas Ranch |
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12/15 Coming to The area
Mt. Pisgah Arboretum Wildflower and Music Festival Eugene OR May19 A day of wildflowers, music, food, crafts, and microscopes!
Columbia Gorge Wine and Pear Fest Hood River OR May18-19 Start off the weekend with friends and fun featuring Columbia Gorge wineries and eateries. Highlights include entertainment, live music, wine tasting, great food, fruit exhibits with samples, and local artisans.
Gorge Blues and Brews Festival Stevenson WA June21-22 Fine collection of local craft brews and local wines, a multitude of phenomenal foods, and great blues music, while benefiting local charities in the Columbia Gorge.
Columbia Gorge Bluegrass Festival Stevenson WA June25-28 Amazing talent, workshops, instrument contests and raffle, fine craft and food vendors, a merry beer garden, and nightly dances.