Natural wonders are at the heart of things to do in Prineville

Nature enthusiasts have no problem finding things to do in Prineville. The Country Inn & Suites is surrounded by Oregon state parks and natural wonders such as Steins Pillar, a freestanding tower of volcanic rock in Ochoco National Forest. For a more easygoing experience in nature, head two miles west to play 18 holes of golf on the banks of the Crooked River at Meadow Lakes Golf Course. If you’re not the outdoorsy type, learn about local history at the A.R. Bowman Museum or enjoy a film with the family at the Pine Theater before retiring to your hotel room less than two miles away.

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A.R. Bowman Museum

1.05 mi / 1.69 km from the hotel
After a generous donation from Arthur Ray Bowman in 1971, the local historical society was able to convert the Crook County Bank building into a museum that boasts a large collection of pioneer artifacts and serves more than 10,000 people annually.

Crook County Fairgrounds

1.13 mi / 1.82 km from the hotel
These fairgrounds on the south end of Prineville host some of the area's biggest events. The site has camping grounds, a race course, and a pavilion tent with a stage. Wi-Fi is also available throughout the property.

Crook County Parks & Rec. District Skating Rink

0.74 mi / 1.2 km from the hotel
Lace up your roller skates for a fun-filled day at this county-run rink, located in the gymnasium of Pioneer High School. This facility is open to the public from January to May.

Indian Head Casino

38.12 mi / 61.35 km from the hotel
Ready for a day trip? Pack your lucky rabbit's foot and hope to win big at this 24-hour casino featuring 500 slot machines and eight blackjack tables. On-site restaurants are available when you need to take a break to count your winnings.

Meadow Lakes Golf Course

1.43 mi / 2.3 km from the hotel
With nine ponds, 62 bunkers, and a course that crosses the Crooked River four times, Meadow Lakes challenges amateurs and professionals alike.

Ochoco Creek Park

0.56 mi / 0.9 km from the hotel
One of the most popular public parks in the region, this 15-acre green space offers two lighted tennis courts, two basketball courts, a skate track, a covered picnic shelter, a playground, and more.

Ochoco Plaza

0.12 mi / 0.2 km from the hotel
Walk over to the Ochoco Plaza strip mall to pick up take-out food and find bargains at Phil's Hardware, Rite Aid Pharmacy, and Verizon.

Pine Theater

1.06 mi / 1.7 km from the hotel
See the latest blockbuster on the big screen at Pine Theater. Make sure you get there early to buy something from the concession stand and find a good seat.

Prineville Reservoir State Park

13.12 mi / 21.11 km from the hotel
Experience the scenic beauty of central Oregon at this state park that sits by the 3,000-acre Prineville Reservoir. You can go swimming or boating out on the lake, or you can opt for a post-picnic hike along the shore.

Rimrock Park

1.28 mi / 2.06 km from the hotel
Spanning more than 10 miles along the Crooked River, Rimrock Park invites outdoors and sports enthusiasts to enjoy its on-site angling pond, Little League baseball field, and pedestrian bridge.

Smith Rock State Park

15.95 mi / 25.67 km from the hotel
Go camping, hiking, cycling, or rock climbing in the deep river canyons of Smith Rock State Park. If you're a wildlife enthusiast, be on the lookout for golden eagles, prairie falcons, and mule deer.

Walton Lake

25.87 mi / 41.64 km from the hotel
Characterized by old-growth Ponderosa pine trees and open mountain meadows, the area surrounding Walton Lake is nearly as pristine as its waters. If you're the outdoorsy type, bring your fishing rods; the lake is full of rainbow trout and catfish.