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Bend is located in central Oregon along the Deschutes river and is identified as an outdoorsman's paradise with activities for all four seasons.

Nearby access is available to skiing, mountain biking, river rafting, fishing, rock climbing and golf among other pursuits. Bend is rated one of the world's best golf destinations.

Bend, Oregon
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Among GreatPlacesToRetire cities, Bend ranks high in air quality, man-made hazards risk and recreation. Bend ranks low in proximity to nearest large city and natural hazards risk.

For more detailed city facts -- including data on home prices, population demographics, medical care, air quality, water quality and more -- click on the City Report graphic below:

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