Prineville Oregon was the first town settled in Central Oregon, in 1868. It remains the only incorporated city in Crook County. Prineville is located 35 miles northeast of Bend, and it is situated in a valley surrounded by rimrocks, as well as the region’s other geographic features, this makes it a favorite place for Rockhounds. Other favorite activities include cross-country skiing, hiking, snowmobiling, boating and fishing at either Ochoco or Prineville Reservoirs. Nearby you will also find the Ochoco National Forest in the middle of the high desert.
For more information on Prineville and Crook County please click on the links below:
The Prineville Railroad
Ochoco National Forest
Prineville Reservoir State Park
Crook County School District
Crook County Library
Other Cities in the Central Oregon Community