Centrally located at the junction of US Highway 97 (a north and south route from Madras to Klamath Falls) and State Highway 20 (the east and west route from Idaho/Burns to Salem/Willamette Valley), Bend is easily accessible from all directions and is less than three hours southeast of Portland, along a route highlighted with scenic beauty.The race is held at the Wanoga Trail Complex about 20 minutes outside of town. Take Century Drive towards the Mt Bachelor Ski Area and turn into the Wanoga Sno-Park. The trails start at the south end of the parking area (left parking area).
MILEAGE CHART – DRIVING DISTANCES TO BEND
- 175 miles or 281km SE of Portland, Oregon
- 130 miles or 209km SE Salem, Oregon
- 121 miles or 194km NE of Eugene, Oregon
- 500 miles or 804km NE of San Francisco, California
- 330 miles or 531km W of Boise, Idaho
- 343 miles or 552km SE of Seattle, Washington
- 394 miles or 634km N of Reno, Nevada
With non-stop commercial flights and air service from major markets, getting to Bend, Oregon is quick and convenient. And once you land at the renovated Roberts Field Airport (RDM), you’re only 20 minutes away from the energy and excitement of downtown Bend. Roberts Field is the fourth largest commercial airport in Oregon, serving all of Central Oregon.
WHERE TO STAY
CAMPING at MT Bachelor
There is on-site camping available in the Mt Bachelor parking lot for a small fee.
It is also legal to camp on US Forrest service land for up to 14 days. Additional camping can be found through out the high lakes recreational area as well as Tumalo Camp Grounds.