Local Area Guide: Things to do / Activities / Attractions
Black Butte Ranch is a year-round vacation resort in Central Oregon, only 8 miles from the western town of Sisters and 30 miles from scenic Bend. Enjoy world-class amenities, family-friendly winter activities and summer recreation in the stunning Oregon mountains. Our Local Area Guide will head you in the right direction for a memorable Central Oregon vacation at Black Butte Ranch where "there are a thousand ways to spend your days or simply do nothing at all".
Sisters is a vibrant yet laid-back western town at the foot of the scenic Cascade Mountains. When you`re not enjoying Black Butte Ranch`s incredible onsite amenities and activities, here`s a couple of local attractions to add to your Central Oregon vacation list.
Summer in Sisters is all about the great outdoors and whether you`re fly fishing the lakes and rivers, hiking and biking the trails, exploring state parks or relaxing poolside soaking up the alpine views, it`s spectacular! Black Butte Ranch has five swimming pools, a gorgeous lake and lakeside rentals for all your summer adventures on and off the water.
Black Butte Ranch is a true winter playground with onsite recreation and easy access to the slopes of Hoodoo Ski Area, the world famous Mt. Bachelor and fun, family-friendly snow parks. There are 18 miles of groomed trails around the Big Meadow and Glaze Meadow golf courses for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and enjoying the great outdoors.
Tours & Rentals
There`s no need to bring all your gear on vacation to Black Butte Ranch. The onsite rental shop and activity center has all you need for your Central Oregon vacation. Everything from paddle boards, kayaks and wheel fun bike rentals to golf boards and clubs. Take it a step further and take a tour with a local guide to experience the best of Black Butte Ranch and the surrounding wilderness.
There`s no need to venture far for a tasty meal! Black Butte Ranch has four dining options with a welcoming 19th hole for a local craft beer after a round of golf. From breakfast pastries and coffee to delicious pizza or upscale lakeside dining, there`s a dining option for all.
Health & Wellness
Black Butte Ranch has an onsite recreation and fitness center to maintain your healthy lifestyle while on vacation, as well as a luxurious spa for pampering treatments. Start your day with a yoga class and end it with a soothing soak in the outdoor hot tub.
Events & Festivals
From hand-sewn quilts and vintage automobiles on the Ranch, to blues and bluegrass under the stars, our local events calendar is packed with activities for the whole family to enjoy.
Shopping & Markets
Black Butte Ranch has two golf shops, equipment rentals and a general store to stock up on supplies. Or head to charming downtown Sisters for a variety of fun stores, antiques and galleries.
If you`re on a workcation and still need to tend to business, Black Butte Ranch has a Postal & Business Center to take care of all your office needs. Onsite emergency services add an extra convenience to your vacation.