Many Area Recreation Opportunities
Recreation abounds in the area with beautiful Detroit Lake just 20 minutes away. The lake is 9 miles long and has 33 miles of shoreline. The lake is stocked annually with 125,000 rainbow trout, kokanee and chinook salmon. There are also brown bullhead and large mouth bass. The lake is also a popular location for boating, swimming, sailing and other water sports. Aside from water activities, there are opportunities for camping, hiking, hunting and backpacking. www.detroitlakeoregon.org
Just 45 min away Hoodoo Ski Area has a 60,000-square-foot (5,570 m2) full service lodge. Hoodoo's flagship Green lift—a fixed grip quad chair—services the entire hill providing access to all 806 acres and 1,035 feet of vertical. The bowl & terrain park are open for night skiing. The beginner area consists of a double chair and is isolated from other terrain. Hoodoo also has a large selection of Nordic Skiing trails, both at high and lower altitudes. Hoodoo is also popular with snow mobile groups that keep trails groomed and the warming shed fire burning for winter recreation enthusiasts. The tube hill, called the Autobahn Tubing Park, is on the northwest flanks of Hayrick Butte. The 800-foot long runs are serviced by a handle tow. Hayrick Butte has a handle tow servicing the 800-foot long tube lanes. Hoodoo offers RV camping on the south side of the parking lot.
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Mount Bachelor ski area, an easy day trip, operates a chairlift during the summer as well as during the ski season (weather permitting). The resort is one of the largest in the Pacific Northwest with a skiable area of 3,683 acres and a vertical drop of 3,365 feet. Just 90 min. away, is the rugged Oregon coast where you can ride your ATV or dune buggy through the massive dunes. You can investigate its tide pools, hunt for agates, beach-comb, or build forts from washed-up driftwood. You can watch waves crash at Devil’s Churn or Devil’s Punch Bowl, whale watch, say hello to the seals, crab from a boat or a dock or on the beach itself. Located just 90 minutes from three major airports makes this home easily accessible.
Close to Elkhorn Golf Course for the golfing enthusiast and a short drive to several nearby cities with a large variety of restaurants, shopping an entertainment options.