- The list below includes 47 free or cheap things to do in or near Sisters, Oregon, including 34 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Art Gallery, Waterfalls and Hiking Trails.
- From McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop to Sahalie & Koosah Falls, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Sisters and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Bend and Redmond.
Drivers and hikers can enjoy a scenic 82-mile route along the McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass Loop. Starting in Sisters, Oregon, follow the 1860s wagon path to 5,325 foot McKenzie Pass, then on past the Dee Wight Observatory before arriving at the Willamette National Forest and following the McKenzie River to Santia…
Two white water cascading waterfalls connected by a hiking trail can be seen at Sahalie and Koosah Falls. Along with the waterfalls, visitors can see interpretative panels telling about early life of the Kalapuya, Molalla, Sahaptain, and Chinook Native Americans who settled in the area.
Spanning across central Oregon, Deschutes National Forest consists of 1.6 million acres of forests, mountain ranges, volcanic flows, caves, and more. It offers visitors opportunities for outdoor activities such as camping, mountain biking, and bird watching.
Harold & Dorothy Barclay Park is located in downtown Sisters on Cascade Avenue and offers a peaceful spot to locals and visitors alike. In the summer time, the Sisters' Farmer Market is held in the park on Friday nights.
Situated along Whychus Creek and within walking distance to downtown, Sisters Creekside Campground is a municipal park with 67 camp sites, with 25 of them offering full RV hook-ups. Amenities include a fire pit and picnic table for each site.
Featuring four movie theaters, Sisters Movie House has an attendant welcoming guests before every film showing. The concession stand deviates from the standard movie theater snacks with Caesar salads and veggie sandwiches.