NEW THIS SUMMER: Lava Lake Community Days! See below for information.

Central Oregon is known for it’s outdoor beauty and hiking is often the best way to explore this area of the state. If you’re looking for a knowledgeable guide who can assist with special needs and lead an enjoyable day on the trail, book a day of hiking with OAS staff or volunteers!

From the basalt cliffs of Smith Rock State Park to the old growth ponderosas in parks around Bend, OAS can facilitate a day of hiking for individuals with disabilities of various length and difficulty.


OAS offers 1.5 – 3 and 4-6 hour experiences for a wide range of people with disabilities in a variety of locations throughout Central Oregon.  Our staff and volunteers are trained to work with a variety of abilities.



$30 for hikes within Bend city limits (typically 1.5-3 hour experiences)

$45 for hikes in Cascades, National Forest or Smith Rock (typically 4-6 hour experiences including drive time).


OAS’s hiking season runs from late May to early September, depending on conditions.  Sessions are offered any day of the week by scheduling in advance is required.


Locations (not a complete list):

Sawyer, Shevlin and Riverbend Parks

Tumalo Creek Trail

Deschutes River Trail – Benham to Dillon Falls

Tumalo Mountain

Todd Lake

Smith Rock State Park

Sparks Lake

Mt Bachelor



Accessible transportation is available and included in the price.  Trips depart and return from the OAS Headquarters @ 63025 O.B. Riley Rd., Suite #12, Bend, OR 97703.



A new program this year!  Bring your family and friends to hike and kayak at Lava Lake nestled in the Deschutes National Forest. This is a community event to hang out and enjoy the outdoors with OAS anytime between 9 am and 4 pm.

Cost: Free

Schedule: June 16 cancelled due to weather, July 21, August 18

Location: Lava Lake

Transportation: Available from town with limited spots.  Please sign up in advance to reserve a spot.