Welcome to our neighborhood. Boyd Acres is one of 13 areas defined by the City of Bend. It lies in the northeast quadrant of the city between Purcell Rd. on the east and the Deschutes River to the west. The southern boundary is defined by Mt Washington Dr., the North Unit Irrigation Canal and Butler Market Rd.
Bend is an incorporated city in Deschutes County, one of three counties that are often referred to as Central Oregon. Whether you are a prospective resident, visitor, a new or longtime resident, these pages and links will direct you to more information that will help you enjoy and deal with all the neighborhood has to offer.
Charles William Boyd, the iconic pioneer, came to Central Oregon in 1904, drawn by the potential to grow his cattle business. He purchased six acres by the Deschutes River with prospects for a water wheel and dam. A year later his family joined him and eventually his holdings grew to 600 acres supplying beef across the region. The area became know for its ranching and timber industries.
This website is maintained by Boyd Acres Neighborhood Association (BANA), a volunteer organization chartered by the city. We are always seeking the participation of anyone who lives or works in the neighborhood. See Get Involved.
Food, fun, news and a chance to meet your neighbors. Find out about Boyd Acres and how our organization can represent the neighborhood in City decisions.
City of Bend Bicycle Sounding Board met April 26th for a "Bikeways for Everyone" project kick-off meeting with various community representatives, including BANA. The project will first inventory existing bicycle facilities and also identify missing connections. Methodology to identify low stress routes and good connectivity will then facilitate updating new Transportation System Plan standards into the Bend Development Code.