River Canyon Country

The Rural Tourism Studio offers skill building, planning and product development workshops to bolster the tourism economy in this region. The program is designed specifically for residents of and organizations operating in the Prineville, Madras, Warm Springs and Terrebonne Area (River Canyon Country), but people from neighboring areas are welcome to participate as space allows. This program is not intended for participants outside of the region.

2012 – 2013 Community Workshops:

Nov 6-7 | Community Tourism Visioning
Notes, Presentation1Presentation 2Presentation 3, Presentation 4

Dec 4 | Way of Life Experiential RTS
Notes, Presentation 1, Presentation 2

Dec 5 | Community “Tourist for a Day” Field Session

Jan 8 | Outdoor Recreation Development
Notes, Presentation

Jan 8 | Un-Cork Your Business’ Tourism Potential

Jan 9 | Bicycle Tourism Development
Notes, Presentation 1, Presentation 2

Jan 29 | Rural Tourism Marketing on a Shoestring
Presentation 1, Presentation 2, Presentation 3

Jan 30 | Teaming for Success: Finalizing Vision & Building a Plan for Action
Notes, Presentation

Jan 30 | Community Tourism Kickoff Event

Apr 14-16 | Tourism Conference / RTS Gathering
Oregon Governor’s Conference on Tourism

Program Outreach Materials:

Additional Program Resources:

Want more information about River Canyon Country?

If you have additional questions or comments about River Canyon Country, please contact the appropriate member of the Travel Oregon staff listed below.

  1. Kristin Dahl