What We Love
- Pronghorn’s Jack Nicklaus signature 18-hole golf course is a serious challenge, intertwined with lava rock ridges and offering magnificent views
- The 55,000-square-foot clubhouse, designed in the style of the grand lodges of the national parks
- 300 days of sun make outdoor activities possible year-round
- During the winter, skiers revel in the powder at nearby Mount Bachelor, the fifth-largest ski resort in North America
What To Know
- The Tom Fazio course is available to guests only if accompanied by a member host
- Dress to impress at the golf courses and facilities
- It’s a 30-minute drive into Bend and three hours to Portland
- One-Bedroom Suites are best for couples
- Free WiFi
- Golf Course
Pronghorn Resort is a golf lover’s haven in the middle of Oregon’s high desert country, an area renowned for outdoor adventure, as it boasts more than 300 days of sunshine a year. The polished hardwood accommodations have a rustic ambience and views of one of the most beautiful greens in the world: the 18th hole of the Jack Nicklaus signature course. One- and three-bedroom units are fully furnished with original artwork, spa-style baths and full kitchens that the concierge can stock with groceries ahead of check-in. Outside, private patios feature stone firepits and barbecues for cool evenings. Nationally recognized as one of the finest golf developments in the country, Pronghorn has a private Tom Fazio course side by side with the Jack Nicklaus course. What really sets the golf facilities apart, however, is the Tour Academy at Pronghorn. Run by a staff of golf experts, the futuristic facility uses state-of-the-art teaching technologies including V1 video analysis and a Dynamic Balance System. For non-golfers, Pronghorn is a destination for outdoor activities. Situated on two acres, the Trailhead activity center has two seasonal pools, hot tubs, basketball and tennis courts, and a playground. After a full day of action, dine on regional fare at the upscale Chanterelle restaurant.
In the Area
While there’s plenty to do on-site, it’s worth the 30-minute trip into Bend. The city’s Old Mill district offers some rich history along with amazing mountain views and river vistas. It’s also a terrific place for name brand shopping, drinking, dining and watching a movie or a live performance. When it comes to culture, the High Desert Museum has a surprisingly fascinating collection of creatures and heritage. Not only can visitors enjoy historical reenactments, they can get up close to foxes, reptiles, bald eagles, owls and a prickly porcupine family. And if you haven’t had your fill of activity, the 252-mile Deschutes River is renowned for rafting and kayaking, with hair-raising rapids and rugged scenery. Hikers may want to climb the craggy spires of Smith Rock or trek along the world’s largest obsidian flow, at Newberry Volcanic Monument.
How to Get There
We loved the hotel and all amenities that were available. Plenty for all ages to do! We stayed here with our 7 year old and we all had a great time. Swimming, rented bikes, golf, food by the pool, everything was great but a little pricey.
Perfect for families and couples, grounds are beautiful, and service simply the absolute best at every turn. Incredibly family friendly and accommodating. Perfect weekend retreat from Portland! Only criticisms - food service could be faster, and wine list at Cascada disappointing, both from selection standpoint at this type of resort, and markup was just too much - 100-150% on most bottles from retail... just atrocious to see that and makes you not want to buy of course... We live in Age of always on internet Pronghorn! Last thing I want to be doing is checking reviews on a Bordeaux only to find I can buy it for $30 and you are selling for $90... same with many others.
The new facilities and adult pool at Pronghorn is fantastic. This is our second stay in 2 months and you won't find a cleaner, well kept place to spend a weekend with the kids or just your partner than here. If you have kids, there are (2) pools dedicated to families which serves food and drinks. If you want a romantic weekend with your partner, there is a dedicated adults pool away from the chaos making this resort top of my list.
Our pre-summer season visit not up to par, but hopefully this Beautiful Setting will bring you Great Joy. There is a lot to offer here. Golfing is terrific, food is good and the staff are very helpful and friendly.
Excellent place to just get away and enjoy quality time with my wife. No hassle, no pressure, just pure happiness. Very quiet and relaxing and peaceful time to enjoy the beautiful scenery and just relax.