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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Devils Lake (Winter)

Devils Lake is located on the Cascade Lakes Highway, approximately 30 minutes from Bend and is a stunning aquamarine lake.  In the Winter it freezes over, and in early winter can be used as a skating lake.  Deeper in winter, it is completely covered in snow.  The area is a lava forest.

There is parking on the Highway which encompasses a short but steep hike down to the lake. There is also parking off road leading to campsites.

In winter the highway is closed from the Mt. Bachelor access point, but can be accessed via snow mobiles or snow cat.

During the Summer the lakes are maintained by Deschutes National Forest, in winter the permitting process is handled by ODOT (Oregon Dept. of Transportation).

Images take mid November.

 

 

 

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Pioneer Park

his multi-level Riverfront park features a covered group picnic area, a formal rose garden, open lawn areas and riverfront woods plus plenty of parking. Limited off-street parking is available. Road bridge nearby, overlooking park. Grassy area. Covered picnic area.

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

Images taken early October.

Pioneer Park

Pioneer Park

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Sparks Lake (late Fall)

Beautiful alpine lake, off the Cascade Lakes Highway, approximately 30 minutes from Bend. 

Multiple islands within the vast lake (250 acres), only accessible by kayak or canoe.  Mt. Bachelor visible in the distance.

Multiple parking areas, in addition to campground (closed in Winter, but could be opened by special permit.

Cascade Lakes Highway entry is closed during Winter months due to large snowfall.  Area accessible by snow mobile.

Permits authorized by Deschutes National Forest in the Summer, and Oregon Dept. of Transportation in the Winter.

Please allow 30 days for permits.

 

Gravel roads. They can be a bit bumpy.

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Clear Lake

Clear Lake is a mountain lake near Sisters, Oregon, in Linn County. It has two main bodies connected by a bottleneck. The lake is primarily fed by snow runoff from nearby Mount Washington and the surrounding areas which is what makes it so clear.  
There are rustic cabins on site for accommodation, and a small restaurant and retail shop.  There is a good amount of parking although accessibility may be an issue as the road leading down to the lake is a little steep. The road goes in a one way loop up to the main highway. 
There are covered sheds on site for public use that could be reserved for a film crew.
Fees payable to the National Forest and Resort are applicable and need to be actioned at least 30 days in advance.
Excellent location for recreation and fishing shoot or branded content.
 
Area148 acres
Max. depth175 ft (53 m)
Shore length13.2 mi (5.1 km)
 
 

Clear Lake

 
 
 
 

Clear Lake

Small store and restaurant on site (left hand side)

 

 

 

 

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