All Adventures

Adventures are listed alphabetically

  • Alton Baker Park Alton Baker Park is Eugene's largest developed park with over 400 acres to explore. The park features miles of running trails (paved and dirt), river paths, duck ponds, large open fields, a dog park, and an overall beautiful environment. Named after Regis...
  • Bohemia Mountain Bohemia Mountain near Cottage Grove in Lane County, Oregon is a 5840’ peak with a nice hike to an incredible 360-degree view of the Cascade Range. Seasonal wildflower viewing, a nearby ghost town, and all-terrain vehicle trails make a trip to this area ev...
  • Buford Recreation Area - Hiking, Scenic Viewing, Picnicking The 2,363-acre Howard Buford Recreation Area (HBRA) is the largest of Lane County's 58 parks. The park is home to many activities, including hiking, picnicking, horse back riding, and general recreation use. The park's dominant physical feature is Mt. Pis...
  • Clear Lake - Hiking, Fishing, Boating, Camping Clear Lake is a crystal clear glacial spring fed lake located 90 minutes outside Eugene on highway 126. If was formed over 3,000 years ago when lava flows damned the McKenzie river and created the lake the see today. The lake itself is divided up into two...
  • Cougar (Terwilliger) Hot Springs Cougar (Terwilliger) Hot Springs is located approximately 60 minutes outside of Eugene in the beautiful Willamette National Forest. The springs themselves consist of five tiered pools that become cooler as they flow away from the source. Recent improvemen...
  • Crater Lake National Park - General Information Crater Lake National Park is a United States National Park located in southern Oregon, whose primary feature is Crater Lake. This National Park was established on May 22, 1902, and it is the sixth oldest National Park in the U.S. This park encompasses the...
  • Delta Ponds - Bird Watching and Nature Walk Known for their fantastic wildlife viewing, birdwatching, wildflowers, and nearby running and biking trails, the Delta Ponds are one of Eugene, Oregon's most well known casual recreation areas. The area is a 150 acre network of ponds, sloughs, and waterwa...
  • Florence Sand Dunes The Oregon Dunes offer numerous recreational opportunities for adventurers of all types. The dunes extend from Florence to Coos Bay along the Oregon Coast and were formed by the ancient forces of wind, water, and time. These dunes are the largest expanse ...
  • Heceta Head Lighthouse and State Park Heceta Head Lighthouse and State Park is a beautiful general recreation area located about 90 minutes outside Eugene and 15 minutes North of Florence. The area is known for it's beautiful views and primarily, Heceta Head Lighthouse. You have likely seen t...
  • Hendricks Park Hendricks Park is Eugene's oldest city park. Its 78 acres include a mature forest, a world-renowned rhododendron garden, and now a new native plant garden. Laced with trails, the park is a haven for hikers, birders, and others who enjoy retreating to the ...
  • Hoodoo Ski Area Hoodoo Ski Area is a medium sized ski resort located 90 minutes outside of Eugene on Highway 20. Base Elevation: 4,668 ft Summit Elevation: 5,703 Number of Runs: 806 skiable acres; 120 acres maintained/groomed; 30 alpine trails Hoodoo...
  • Koosah Falls Koosah Falls is a Beautiful 80ft. waterfall located 75 minutes outside of Eugene on highway 126. The word Koosah is a Chinook word meaning "sky". These falls were formed 3,000 years ago when lava flows formed the McKenzie River. Location: Koosah falls ...
  • Matthieu Lakes - Dee Wright Observatory The Matthieu Lakes Trail, located on Highway 242 about 15 miles west of Sisters, Oregon, takes you through a pine forest bordering lava beds up to two small, idyllic lakes, with spectacular views of the North and Middle Sisters, Mt. Washington, Three-Fing...
  • McCredie Hot Springs McCredie Hot Springs, located about an hour outside of Eugene, is a small grouping of hot springs on the edge of Salt Creek. These springs are known for their easy access and hot temperatures. It is only about a 200-yard walk from Highway 58 to the hot...
  • McKenzie River Rafting: Finn Rock to Prince Helfrich One of the most popular McKenzie River White Water Rafting runs is from Finn Rock to the Prince Helfrich Boat Landing. This 10 mile run offers rapids for paddlers of all skill levels, amazing scenery, and some of the best play spots the McKenzie River has...
  • Mt. Pisgah Arboretum - Hiking, Festivals, Gardens Mt. Pisgah Arboretum is a beautiful 209-acre arboretum located between Eugene and Springfield, Oregon on the banks of the Willamette River. Full of miles of hiking trails and nature paths, Mt. Pisgah and the surrounding Howard Buford Recreation Area are b...
  • Newberry Volcanic Monument - Paulina and East Lake Newberry Volcanic Monument - Officially created in 1990 within the Deschutes National Forest, Newberry Crater is a 17sq mile geologic wonder. The monument contains lakes stocked with fish, cinder cones, obsidian flows, waterfalls, camping, hiking and even...
  • North Umpqua River: Rafting, Kayaking, Hiking, Camping, Fishing The North Umpqua River offers activities for all outdoor enthusiasts. These activities range from rafting and kayaking to hiking and biking. There are many great waterfalls to hike to and there are some great hotspings to soak in. The river is very clean,...
  • North Umpqua Trail - Dread and Terror Section The North Umpqua Trail parallels the N. Umpqua River east of Roseburg, OR for 79 miles of hiking and biking. The Dread & Terror section is a 13 mile section of ridgeline trial with several unique water features. It is one of the most scenic sections o...
  • North Umpqua Trail - Tioga Section The North Umpqua Trail parallels the N. Umpqua River east of Roseburg, OR for 79 miles of hiking and biking. The Tioga section is the first section you come to when approaching from Roseburg or Glide and it is about 16 miles of aerobically demanding hill ...
  • Pinard Falls - Hiking and Photography Pinard Falls is a breathtaking 105 ft. waterfall on Layng Creek near Cottage Grove, Oregon, in the Row River Drainage. This unique waterfall squeezes and twists through a narrow notch carved in the bedrock before it plunges into a picturesque pool surroun...
  • Proxy Falls - McKenzie Highway Proxy Falls is a gorgeous 226 foot veil waterfall that cascades down a wall of mossy columnar basalt. Accessed by a short half mile to mile hike directly off McKenzie Highway 242, Proxy Falls is easily one of the most photogenic waterfalls in Oregon. L...
  • Sahalie Falls Sahalie Falls is a beautiful 140ft. waterfall located 75 minutes outside of Eugene on highway 126. The word Sahalie is a Chinook word meaning "high". These falls were formed 3,000 years ago when lava flows formed the McKenzie River. Location: Sahalie f...
  • Shaniko, Oregon – Ghost Town Shaniko, Oregon, located just off of highway 97 in Central Oregon, is Oregon's best known ghost town. Home to the first "Intercity Bus Service in the US", this once bustling and pioneering Oregon town quickly went downhill after a series of unfortunat...
  • Silver Falls State Park - Waterfalls, Hiking, Swimming Silver Falls State Park is known for it's ten gorgeous waterfalls it's many miles of hiking trails. Located 45 minutes outside Salem on Highway 214. Location: Eugene to Silver Falls - Google Maps        Links to Externa...
  • Skinner Butte - Hiking, Views of Eugene Overview: Skinner's Butte is the large prominent butte on the north edge of downtown Eugene. It was named after Eugene Skinner, the founder of Eugene. It tops out at an elevation of just under 700ft. and offers great views of downtown Eugene, especially ...
  • Spencer Butte - Hiking Guide Spencer Butte, also know as Spencer's Butte, is the big mountain right in the backyard of Eugene. It tops out at an elevation just over 2,000ft and offers the some of the best views of Eugene and the Southern Willamette valley that you will ever see. Ther...
  • Spirit Falls - Hiking and Photography Spirit Falls is a gorgeous 40ft channeled waterfall, flowing over moss covered rock on Alex Creek near Cottage Grove, Oregon. Accessible year round at an elevation of 1900 ft and only a 2/3rd mile round trip day hike, Spirit falls is a great adventure for...
  • Sunset Bay and Shore Acres Sunset Bay, OR - The Oregon coastline is world famous for its stunning scenery, and the area south of Coos Bay is no exception. Erosion and seismic action have created a crumbling, fractured coastline full of geologic interest and curious rock formations...
  • Tamolitch Pool Tamolitch Pool (also known as Blue Pool) is the basin of Tamolitch Falls, once a natural waterfall on the McKenzie River that has since been diverted by EWEB, buried by lava flows, and is now a "dry" waterfall. What remains is a large, breathtaking pool o...
  • The Painted Hills - Mitchell, Oregon Central Oregon's famous Painted Hills were born in a fiery cloud of ash approximately 33 million years ago and are a spectacular display of the colors of nature’s palette. A series of low clay hills striped in bands of orange, red, black, green, blue, and...
  • Tire Mountain - Hiking & Wildflower Meadows Tire Mountain outside of Oakridge, Oregon is a relatively easy 7.6 mile round trip hike through old growth forests and sloping meadows filled with seasonal wildflowers.  Mid-June through mid-July will provide the best variety of wildflowers. Tire Mountain...
  • Toketee Falls - North Umpqua River Toketee Falls is a breath taking two stage 113ft. waterfall located about 2-1/2 hours Southeast of Eugene (less than one hour east of Roseburg) just off of highway 138. The water plunges over picturesque mossy volcanic columnar basalt into the North Umpqu...
  • Trail Bridge Reservoir - Fishing, Camping, Hiking, Swimming Trail Bridge Campground surrounds beautiful 120 acre man made reservoir located just over an hour outside of Eugene Oregon. The area around the reservoir is home to 46 camp sites, hiking trails, and some amazing fishing. During the summer, Trail Bridge is...
  • Triangle Lake Slide Rock - Lake Creek Falls, Oregon Slide Rock at Lake Creek Falls near Triangle Lake is a unique natural water slide, swimming hole, and cliff jumping area located near Junction City, Oregon, approximately 50 minutes from Eugene. At the entrance to the recreation area, a small waterfall em...
  • Umpqua Lighthouse and State Park Umpqua Lighthouse and State Park is an easily accessible and popular general recreation area located less than 100 miles west of Eugene and a short 12 minute drive from Reedsport. The area is known for the 65 foot lighthouse that overlooks Winchester Bay....
  • Watson Falls One of the highest waterfalls in Oregon, Watson Falls plunges 272 feet to its moss-covered base, and is an easy 0.8 mile hike round-trip with a 300 foot elevation gain. Located along Highway 138, Watson Falls is one of a string of waterfalls whose trail h...
  • Wildwood Falls Wildwood Falls is a beautiful swimming hole and waterfall located on the Row River near Cottage Grove, Oregon. The falls are about 20ft. and pour off a rock ridge into a large swimming hole. The cliffs above the swimming hole are great for cliff diving an...
  • Willamette Pass Ski Resort Willamette Pass Ski Resort is a medium sized ski resort located 75 minutes outside of Eugene on Highway 58. Known for it's great steep terrain and proximity to the Eugene Area, Willamette Pass makes a perfect day trip when you're craving the snow. In the ...