About The Old Mill Historical Tour
Glide back in time when sawdust filled the sky’s of Bend and two of the largest pine mills ruled the banks of the Deschutes River.
The Bend Tour Company and the Des Chutes Historical Museum bring you a special Old Mill District 100 year anniversary historical tour providing you a glimpse into Bend’s industrial past.
Roll along the river and through historic neighborhoods discovering Bend’s booming era of Pond Monkeys and Mill Camps against a backdrop of picturesque views of the classic Old Mill District.
This tour is lead by a Des Chutes Historical Museum guide with all proceeds directly benefiting the Des Chutes County Historical Society.