Alandra Johnson / The Bulletin Upper Proxy Falls leads into this calm pool, which would be great for a dip on a hot day.
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Hiking Black Butte: a worthwhile challenge
Photos by David Jasper / The Bulletin The summit of Black Butte affords fantastic views of area peaks, including Three Fingered Jack.
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Peaceful paddling at Little Lava Lake
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Amateur hour on the Deschutes
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin As the current rushes by, four paddleboarders share the water with a pair of kayakers on the Deschutes, a popular destination for local paddlers.
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Lava Lands: a hike worth exploring
The Trail of Molten Lands guides visitors along an intriguing path that winds through the lava field adjacent to Lava Butte.
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Reflections on the river Metolius
Photo by Caroline Jasper for The Bulletin Bulletin reporter David Jasper and family dog Kaloo set off down the trail at Metolius River near Wizard Falls Fish Hatchery on Saturday.
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? A helmeted David Jasper grinds the coping of a concrete halfpipe at Ponderosa Park Skatepark during lunchtime Thursday. (Safety first, especially for children: Oregon law requires anyone 16 and under to wear a helmet when skateboarding, or else you, or your parents, face a fine.)
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Photos by Alandra Johnson / The Bulletin A bridge leads from the lodge across the McKenzie River to a series of trails and paths at Belknap.
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Bend-area buttes are beckoning
Photos by Andy Zeigert / The Bulletin From the top of Luna Butte, Lava Butte, Mount Bachelor and a couple Cascade peaks can be seen in the distance.
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Winter Hikes ... and the hiker whocan't wait for spring
Alandra Johnson / The Bulletin The Badlands Rock Trail leads to this large rock tower jutting into the sky.