Looking to explore the history, culture & beauty found in Bend's Old Mill District, try our guided Old Mill Walking Tour. This fantastic guided walking tour highlights Bend's iconic Old Mill District, Farewell Bend Park, Deschutes Brewery, Les Schwab Amphitheater, Whitewater Park, Whiskey Flats & more. The steady pace will bring a smile to your face!

Old Mill of Bend Walking Tour
old millOur Old Mill guided walking tours take you 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. Stroll along the river discovering Bend’s booming era of Pond Monkeys and Mill Camps against a backdrop of picturesque views of the classic Old Mill District. Our walking tours provide you a glimpse into Bend’s industrial past while taking in the wonder of the current iteration of one of the centerpieces of Central Oregon.

old millExplore all the shops, restaurants, history, arts, culture and splendor that make up one of the centerpieces of Bend Oregon. See the beautiful parks, historic neighborhoods, Deschutes Brewery and Bend’s amazing new waterpark. Our tours travel the scenic walking paths along the picturesque Deschutes River you will see some of Bend’s best, restaurants, stores, art galleries, outdoor cafes, parks and the Les Schwab Amphitheater.

Come and enjoy the all of Bend’s incredible Old Mill District up close and personal, and maybe burn a few calories along the way!

Perfect For...

Bend Locals, Couples, Everyone, Fun Lovers, Active Folks, Art Lovers, Intrepid Travelers, Out-of-Towners, Teambuilding Exercises


Deschutes River

The Deschutes River begins as a small creek trickling south out of Little Lava Lake and ends some 250 miles north as one of the most celebrated, majestic rivers of the West. In many ways, it's the lifeblood...

Mirror Pond

This stunning iconic pond created was over 100 years ago inspired when the river was damned to power Bend.  The pond was the inspiration for Deschutes Brewery's first beer, Mirror Pond Pale Ale. Check out a virtual tour of Mirror Pond here....

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Cancellation Policy
We offer a 100% refund on all booked tours if your reservation is canceled more than 24 hours before your scheduled tour. Any tour cancelled by a guest less than 24 hours prior to the booked tour date/time may be charged a $50.00 fee. Cancellations are accepted in writing (email or post), via phone or in person.
Other Important Information
Children must be accompanied by a legal guardian. While engaging in any tour or outing guests will abide by all rules or directions given by guides during an emergency.