Benham Falls East Trailhead


This day use area is located in a beautiful stand of old growth ponderosa pines on the edge of a riparian area.  There are several picnic tables and access to the Deschutes River Trail which leaves to the south towards Sunriver and north towards Bend. 

There is a boat launch here for the Deschutes River for up-river travel.

At a Glance

Fees $5/vehicle/day or valid Recreation pass from May 1 through September 30
Usage: Heavy
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment

General Information


From Bend, OR: Travel south on Highway 97 for approximately 8 miles and take the Lava Lands Visitor Center exit to the right. Continue passed Lava Lands Visitor Center on Forest Road 9702 for approximately 4 miles.

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Boating - Motorized