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Beautiful Views

Beautiful Views see all over around towns, mountains, etc. worth to see it. BEAUTIFUL. Go see it... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
La Pine, Oregon
Easy walk uphill to the Butte

Easy walk uphill, great panaroma views of the city. Good for families and children > 5 years old... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hillsboro, Oregon
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All reviews degree view surrounding mountains paved road walk up water fountain great exercise middle of town quick hike city limits three sisters easy drive great hike mountain peaks entire area smith rock short drive central oregon
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful Views see all over around towns, mountains, etc. worth to see it. BEAUTIFUL. Go see it and worth it

Thank JesicaD39
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy walk uphill, great panaroma views of the city. Good for families and children > 5 years old, good to do in good weather.

Thank wonderland62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This scenic area sits in the middle of Bend and you can both drive to the top or park and walk. This time we decided to drive, but be watchful of the people walking to the summit, some walk in the road instead of the...More

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had passed here years ago without making the trip to the top. I was determined not to miss it this time. We arrived shortly after opening. We paid the fee and were given a time for driving up, though the ranger told us we...More

Thank Shapley_Hunter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pilot Butte pokes up out of Bend, so aim your car in that direction and drive on up. A spiral road takes you to the top. Drive slow up and down. You never know when you're going to come across a car going the other...More

Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

This park is amazing! Lots of parking, nice clean trails, paved road for driving or walking, clean bathrooms, and amazing views! My husband and I walked the trail up and took the paved road down. There are benches for resting or just looking at the...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed October 7, 2018

love the entire 360 degree view. parking can be an issue. drive slow on the road as there are alot of walkers, runners, and bikers

Thank suezbend_Oregon
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Make the trip up the hill to see the beautiful 360-degree views of Bend! They sometimes have yoga or other groups up there enjoying the views!

Thank Brianna A
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Right in the town of Bend, Pilot Butte is easy access, no charge, large view point that offers a far as you can see 360 degree view of the surrounding area. Worth taking the effort and not a lot of time to drive up there,...More

Thank Vicki B
Reviewed October 2, 2018

A great reward for walking a mile up hill. NOW they have placques that name all the mountain tops. Can't walk? Most times you can drive up. One of the local favorite walks.

Thank Mary G
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November 17, 2017|
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Response from Daniel F | Reviewed this property |
From November till mid April - since it is a winter season.
August 5, 2016|
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Response from RNA1958 | Reviewed this property |
It is in the middle of bend
Margie H
July 23, 2016|
Response from Artcatbigtoed |
If you start from the trailhead parking lot, time wise 30 minutes or less each direction. Just Under 2 miles round trip.