Located on the Deschutes River in SW Bend, River Vale is only minutes away from downtown Bend, River Rim Park, hiking & biking trails, and shopping. This community is surrounded by numerous local parks and is close to Sunset Hill, where you can witness some of the most breathtaking views.

River Vale will be located along the Deschutes River in southwest Bend, Oregon. Located only minutes away from downtown Bend, this community is surrounded by numerous local parks, including River Rim Park, Wildflower Park, and River Canyon Park. River Vale is also close to Sunset Hill, where you can witness some of the most breathtaking views in Deschutes County.


With more than 300 days of sunshine every year, recreation opportunities in Bend, Oregon are boundless. The River Vale community is ideal for exploring the great outdoors around Central Oregon . If you are a skier, you will be only 30 minutes from Mt. Bachelor and an hour from Hoodoo Ski Area. River Vale is also close to world-famous golf courses like Tetherow, Bend Golf and Country Club, and Sunriver Resort, which features four golf courses and was recently named one of the Top 10 Destinations for Family Golf by Golf Digest. Less than an hour away, you will find 26 golf courses, whitewater rafting and fly-fishing opportunities along the Deschutes River, and over 1,000 climbing routes and 3,600 skiable acres.


River Vale is also within a few minutes of C.E. Lovejoy’s Market, a full-service and locally owned grocery store, and plenty of appetizing local restaurants. Located in the Bend-La Pine School District, schools near River Vale include Elk Meadow Elementary School, Cascade Middle School, and Summit High School.

River Vale is located on the Deschutes River in southwest Bend. Located just minutes away from downtown Bend, River Vale community offers stunning views of both the meandering Deschutes river and iconic mountains such as Broken Top and the Three Sisters. Numerous trails surround the community, and it is only a short drive from recreational golfing and skiing destinations including Tetherow Resort, Sunriver, and Mt. Bachelor.


River Vale offers stunning snow-capped peaks along the skyline, art exhibits, concerts, and award-winning and restaurants minutes away. Opportunities for recreation are numerous, and locals can mountain bike, hike trails, golf, fly-fish, and ski in a single weekend.

Grade school students living at River Vale will attend some of the most highly sought-after schools in Bend. The Bend-La Pine School District is the fifth largest school district in Oregon. By utilizing tools and curriculums that teach communication, critical thinking, collaboration, and creativity, students across the district learn the 21st century skills they need to be be successful in life both in and outside of the classroom.


Learn more at the Bend-La Pine School District website.

From wherever you are, use these step-by-step directions.


From US-97 S:

  1. Take a right on Ponderosa St., then take a left on Poplar St.
  2. Take a right on Brookswood Blvd.
  3. Take a left on River Rim Dr.
  4. Take the first exit on the roundabout through River Rim Dr.
  5. Arrive at River Vale.


From Brookswood Blvd:

  1. At Elk Elementary school, turn onto River Rim Dr.
  2. Follow River Rim Drive past Wildflower park to the roundabout. You will see River Rim Park to the right with parking spots.
  3. You have arrived at River Vale.