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Redmond

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Redmond is a town in Central Oregon and a suburb of Bend.

First Presbyterian Church

Get in[edit]

Map of Redmond (Oregon)

Business Highway 97 in Downtown Redmond

By car[edit]

Take U.S. Route 97 from points north (such as Yakima) or south (such as Klamath Falls) and State Route 126 from points east or west (such as Eugene).

By plane[edit]

See also: Air travel in the United States
  • 1 Redmond Municipal Airport (Roberts Field RDM IATA) (Terminal Bldg is on the west side of the airport runways. It is accessed via SE Airport way.). is major airport for commercial flights serving Redmond, Bend, Sunriver, Prineville and the surrounding communities in Central Oregon. The airport is in the southeast part of town, southeast of the intersection US Hwy 97 & SR-126 and 16.5 mi (26.6 km) north of Bend along US Hwy 97. It is served by: Roberts Field (Q1432570) on Wikidata Roberts Field on Wikipedia

CoBreeze Bus and other bus companies serving the area also serve the airport in addition to the Redmond Transit Hub (see below under 'By bus'). The next nearest airport for commercial flights with additional airlines from more places is at Portland International Airport (PDX IATA) 144 mi (232 km) northwest of town.

By bus[edit]

The main bus station for local public transportation (Cascade East Transit) and intercity buses is at the 2 Redmond Transit Hub on SW Kalama and Canal (777 SW Kalama) between 1 Fred Meyer and 2 Lowes. In addition to the Redmond Transit Hub some of the same bus/shuttle companies serving the region make an additional stop at the airport:

  • Cascade East Transit, +1 541 385-8680, toll-free: +1-866-385-8680. Operates local public transportation and intercity buses to the surrounding cities/towns of Bend (Rt #24), Madras (Rt #22), Prineville (#26), Sisters (#28) and Warm Springs (Rt #22 & 20 from Madras) from the Redmond Transit Hub.
  • CoBreeze, (bus stops) Redmond Airport and Redmond Transit Hub, +1 541 389-7469. Connects Portland to Bend via Portland International Airport, Gresham, Sandy, Welches, Government Camp (Mt Hood), Madras and Prineville. Buses may not make all the above stops regularly but on request in advance of travel. Check with them.
  • Grant County People Mover, +1 541 575-2370. Goes east towards Prairie City to Bend through Redmond Airport, Redmond Transit Hub, Prineville, John Day, Mitchell and Dayville. There's another route that goes towards Monument from Dayville. Check schedules.
  • Oregon Shuttle, (Bus stop) Redmond Transit Hub, +1 541 903-0724. Goes up to Portland through Sisters and Salem via US Hwy 20/SR-22 and I-5 and south to Bend along US Hwy 97. Passengers can transfer to Greyhound, Amtrak and other bus lines in Portland and Salem
  • Pacific Crest Bus Lines/Amtrak Thruway, +1 541 923-1732. Operate the Amtrak Thruway Bus to connect Redmond and Bend from the Amtrak Coast Starlight in Chemult. Transfer in Bend for their other bus/shuttle to Florence via Eugene.

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View of Smith Rock State Park from Highway 97 in Redmond
  • 1 Cline Falls State Scenic Viewpoint, +1 541-388-6055. A park of 9 acres that is set along the Deschutes River. The park hosts a large lawn surrounded by Ponderosa Pine and Western Junipers and is a popular stop for summer recreation. It's terrain varies from forest like to sagebrush covered. The park is also home to a wide variety of songbirds including Song Sparrows, Canyon Wren and American Dipper. Golden Eagles and Prairie Falcon also make their home here. Free. Cline Falls State Scenic Viewpoint (Q5133716) on Wikidata Cline Falls State Scenic Viewpoint on Wikipedia
  • Smith Rock State Park is a world-famous rock climbing destination known for its sheer basalt cliffs and is generally considered to be the birthplace of American sport rock climbing. There are also miles upon miles of hiking trails that make for excellent vistas within Oregon's Cascade region. Many Western films have been shot here due to its rugged terrain, including Rooseter Cogburn with John Wayne and Katherine Hepburn.
  • The Redmond Caves, +1 541-416-6700. Consists of a group of five caves that are a part of the Horse Lava Tube System. The caves have a geological age of about 80,000 years and are a popular destination for tourists. However, they have been preserved as natural caves with no amenities. Bring multiple lights and watch for rattlesnakes. Free. Redmond Caves (Q7306114) on Wikidata Redmond Caves on Wikipedia
  • 2 Peter Skene Ogden State Scenic Viewpoint, +1 541-546-3412. A grassy park atop a basalt canyon of the Crooked River. Walk on an old highway bridge across the canyon. Free. Peter Skene Ogden State Scenic Viewpoint (Q2078374) on Wikidata Peter Skene Ogden State Scenic Viewpoint on Wikipedia

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The landmarked New Redmond Hotel at 521 SW 6th St, built in 1928, is still in business today

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Routes through Redmond
YakimaMadras  N US 97.svg S  BendKlamath Falls
EugeneSisters  W OR 126.svg E  PrinevilleEnds at US 26.svg


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