Seasonal and Recreational Shuttles
Bend has quickly become the Pacific Northwest’s playground. From skiing, both downhill and cross country, snowboarding and snowshoeing at Mt. Bachelor to floating the Deschutes River from the Old Mill to Downtown, there are an endless amount of outdoor and recreational opportunities at your fingertips. Both residents and visitors alike flock to Bend to experience the best of the great outdoors.
RIDE play from Cascades East Transit includes seasonal shuttles that bring you to the best of Central Oregon recreation.
The Ride Bend Shuttle Service was transitioned to OSU-Cascades as a Microtransit Pilot Project in 2020.
Ride the River Bend is the popular shuttle that transports floaters between the Drake Park river 'get out' and the Old Mill 'put in'
The Mt. Bachelor shuttle transports snow sport seekers from Bend to the mountain and back. On groomed days and when snow is present, bus service is available to Virginia Meissner Sno Park.
The Lava Butte shuttle offers riders the chance to ride up to the summit of Lava Butte and experience an unforgettable view of the Cascade Mountain Range.
Ride the Mt. Bachelor shuttle to the mountain for a day of skiing or snowboarding, ride the Lava Butte shuttle to see majestic views from the top of this nearby peak or Ride the River shuttle after floating the Deschutes.