Brothers Ranch (Private Property)

Expansive ranch on Highway 27 between Brothers and Roberts.  Multiple barns and cattle corrals on site.  Hill backdrop for contained shots.  Horses and cattle on site (red and black angus mixed together).  Small canyon and river flowing through the property.

2o minutes outside of Prineville for easy accommodation and services access (or 30 minutes from Bend via Highway 20).

Images taken in November, approximately 11am.

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Smith Rock State Park (Winter)

Scenic views of deep river canyons or rock climbing, Smith Rock State Park is a stunning and unique location. There are several thousand climbs in the park allowing for multiple shoots. With more than a thousand are bolted routes, there is also miles of hiking and mountain biking trails. 

Due to the uniqueness and fragile aspect of the park, park rangers enforce the animal leash law and strongly encourage all park users to stay on trails.  Permits must be applied for 30 days prior to shooting.

During the high season (Spring and Fall) there is only one permit per month issued for productions or events. During Summer and Winter that increases to two per month. 

 

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Tumalo State Park (Winter)

Tumalo State Park is located in Tumalo. about 20 minutes from Bend.  Close to accommodation and services.  Viable year round as a recreation location for swimming, kayaking and  rock climbing.

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Pioneer Park: Winter

This multi-level Riverfront park features a covered group picnic area,  open lawn areas and riverfront woods plus two parking areas (snow would need to be plowed to make more room).  Road bridge nearby, overlooking park. Grassy area. Covered picnic area.

The Park is particularly beautiful in the Fall when the colors are ablaze (see other post). There is a walking/biking path along the Deschutes River, and some stairs from one garden level to the river.

Multiple accommodation beside and across the street from the park allows for walk to shoot.

Located a few minutes from downtown Bend.  Close to freeway.

Images taken in January.   *Geese not included!

 

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Fall Creek (Winter)

This is a perfect year round location for a fly-fishing shoot, branded content (wedding shots on the bridge), camping or recreation shoot.

Located closed to La Pine, Sunriver and Bend, there’s parking for up to 10 vehicles at the entrance to the trail, and additional space within the camping sites for production vehicles.

Images taken mid-January, 1pm. 

 

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