Prineville, Oregon

 

Prineville was the first town in Central Oregon. Settled in 1868 and once the center of a much larger Crook County, it remains the only incorporated city in the county. The Chamber of Commerce office is on Fairview Avenue two blocks past the Historic Courthouse.Prineville was the first town in Central Oregon. Settled in 1868 and once the center of a much larger Crook County, it remains the only incorporated city in the county. The Chamber of Commerce office is on Fairview Avenue two blocks past the Historic Courthouse.

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Area Attractions

High Desert Museum focuses on region's history and futureHigh Desert Museum focuses on region's history and future
There are many great vistas in Central Oregon, but rarely can you to look into the past and still see that present.

Sunriver provides great getaway for all seasonsSunriver provides great getaway for all seasons
Here's something to consider if you're interested in one destination that works well any time of year.
Bend's Craft BreweriesBend's Craft Breweries
Bend has endless opportunities of outdoor recreational activities, but what is there to do after that? Bend, just happens to be famous for a more leisurely endeavor.
Mt. Bachelor Village - the comforts of homeMt. Bachelor Village - the comforts of home
It's the best of both lodging worlds - hotel-style service in a private condo setting.
Hike Canyon Creek MeadowsHike Canyon Creek Meadows - Try one of the easiest routes to the High Cascades' wildflower meadows, a loop leading to the craggy east face of Three Fingered Jack.
Hike Jefferson ParkHike to Jefferson Park - This difficult 10-mile hike offers a big payoff - fantastic meadows and views beneath Oregon's No. 2 mountain.
Nearby Lodging
Welcome to the Best Western Prineville Inn located in the heart of beautiful Central Oregon! We are the outdoorsman dream location. The rim rocks make the area a favorite place for rock hounds and other local and regional activities.
Kah-Nee-Ta High Desert Resort & Casino offers a variety of accommodations from luxury suites and private view balcony rooms in the Lodge to Village suites and teepees and even a full-service RV Park. Every option is close to all the fun and activities available at Kah-Nee-Ta.
Best Western Madras Inn
Madras is surrounded by the high desert terrain and mountain peaks of the Mt. Jefferson Wilderness Area. Join us for rock hounding, trail exploration or white water rafting on the Deschutes River.
Best Western Rama Inn in Redmond
Recreational opportunities abound in and around Redmond, located in the heart of Central Oregon. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy having a wealth of activities to choose from.
In Sisters, Oregon the Best Western Ponderosa Lodge means fun, relaxation and smoke free! We are now fresher than ever - with renovated rooms, new deluxe suites and a smoke free policy. As the lodging leader for over 15 years, we have built a loyal following.

Located in Central Oregon’s Crook County, Prineville is 147 miles east of Portland and 35 miles north of Bend. Situated in a verdant valley almost surrounded by rimrocks, Prineville, as well as the region's other geographic features, make the area a favorite place for rockhounds. Regional activities include cross-country skiing, hiking, and snowmobiling, and boating and fishing are found at nearby Ochoco Lake. The nearby Ochoco National Forest is an oasis of trees and lush vegetation in the middle of the Central Oregon high desert.