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Large CONC Group Hikes Riley Ranch

Riley Ranch Nature Reserve at the north end of Bend is a treasure for hikers (no dogs, no bikes).  It’s very close, with a number of mileage choices.  On Sunday, 14 CONC hikers set from the top Riley Ranch parking area towards Tumalo State Park down the river, and back.  Some did a variation of that, heading down to river level, north to Tumalo State Park, and back for a maximum hike of about six miles.  The confluence of the Deschutes River and Tumalo Creek is a particularly pleasant spot along the way. 

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