May is the Deschutes County Historic Preservation Month with a full schedule of events to join that will demonstrate how historic preservation enhances quality of life. Because Bend is designated an Oregon Heritage All-Star Community grant funding was received for preservation oriented projects including new banners (pictured here) hanging during the May around downtown.Oregon celebrates Historic Preservation Month in May. Go to the City of Bend website for calendar of events.
In Boyd Acres, a historic neighborhood, we have the Historic Pilot Butte Canal, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. There is trail on the east side of the canal where one can get a close up view.