Shevlin Park: John Fremont Meadow

John Fremont Meadow is located at the far end of Shevlin Park. It is approximately a 40 minute leisurely walk from the main parking area. It is located along Tumalo Creek.  These images were taken early April – the meadow would be green in early Summer.

There is a standard forest toilet on site (primative) and the road can be opened to allow production vehicles.

City of Bend Park and Recreation require permits for film use.  Please allow for at lease one month permitting process, particularly in the Summer.




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Bend Ranch

Charming ranch located just 15 minutes from Bend, this 40 acre property has horses, ATV’s and a tree house at your disposal!  The main house is an eclectic mix of high ceilings and rooms with lofts.  Perfect for a branded content shoot, let us help you bring your production to Bend!


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Slough Day Use Area (Deschutes River Trail)

Slough Day Use Area is located on the Upper Deschutes River and has a gentle river flow, a good amount of parking for a small shoot and six tables.  It is open from 6am-10pm.  There is a boat ramp for easy access to the river.

The river is surrounded by ponderosa trees and water reeds, and is reasonably deep, starting at about a foot.

The unpaved/dirt road in is bumpy and should be approached slowly.

Permits are required from the Deschutes National Forest Service and should be requested between 21-30 days in advance of your shoot.

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Lava Island (Deschutes River Trail)

Lava Island is a small island made of lava across from the Deschutes River. There is a  trail along the Deschutes River Trail, leading to Big Eddy.  It is incredibly picturesque with a small launch area for kayaks and canoes.  There is parking for approximately 10 cars.

Commercial filming permits must be obtained from the Deschutes National Forest Service between 21-30 days in advance of any shooting.






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Aspen day use area (Deschutes River Trail)

Aspen day use area is a small launching point for recreational shoots wanting to use kayaks or canoes on the Deschutes River.  Located off the Cascade Lakes Highway and NF 41, this a picturesque area with towering ponderosa trees and relatively calm waters.  The waters are part of the Deschutes River Trail, leading to Big Eddy and Lava Island.  There is limited parking that includes an upper lot for potential crew parking.

Permits are required from the Deschutes National Forest and must be obtained 21-30 days prior to commercial filming.





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