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Oregon Sports

Sports are the heartbeat of this athletically-charged community from the trails to the track, from the waves to the slopes and from the fields to the stadiums.
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Explore the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region of Oregon!  In this adventure-driven destination, find yourself hiking to spectacular waterfalls or endless public beaches, kayaking white water or ocean estuaries, cycling through wine country or on Oregon's best trails, and while you're here, don't forget to sample the premier culinary bounty that awaits.

Top 10 Adventures

Cycle an Oregon Scenic Bikeway
Cycle an Oregon Scenic Bikeway

Pedal the Covered Bridge Scenic Bikeway in Cottage Grove. A gentle paved path circles Dorena Lake and passes multiple covered bridges. Fun for the whole family! More

Explore the Hauntingly Beautiful Heceta Head Lighthouse
Explore the Hauntingly Beautiful Heceta Head Lighthouse

Ships at sea still rely on this picturesque, century-old lighthouse. Stay in the keeper's cottage, now a charming B&B and hike down to the beach below.  More

Dune Buggy Thrills on the Oregon Dunes
Dune Buggy Thrills on the Oregon Dunes

Roar up and over towering sand dunes skirting coastal lakes and pine forests, then cruise across wide open beaches with the wind in your hair.  More

Descend into the World Famous Sea Lion Cave
Descend into the World Famous Sea Lion Cave

Deep in the ocean cliff, barking and bellowing sea lions hunker down for the winter in a large marine cave. You can join them for amazing wildlife watching. More

Savor Every Sip in Oregon Wine Country
Savor Every Sip in Oregon Wine Country

All hail Oregon pinot! Over a dozen wineries are just minutes from downtown Eugene. Chat with the winemakers in their boutique tasting rooms and stock up on award winners. More

Follow Your GPS on a Geocaching Treasure Hunt
Follow Your GPS on a Geocaching Treasure Hunt

The Eugene, Cascades & Coast GeoTour is the first official geocaching tour in Oregon. Playing this game takes sightseeing to new levels and reveals great finds just off the beaten path. More

Tour Twenty Covered Bridges
Tour Twenty Covered Bridges

Eugene, Cascades & Coast has the highest concentration of covered bridges in the West! Walk, cycle and even drive through many of these romantic beauties.  More

Fish in Spectacular Settings
Fish in Spectacular Settings

From the Oregon Coast to the Cascade rivers, the fishing is superb! Catch the big one, or just come home with the best fish tales ever. More

Run Pre's Trail
Run Pre's Trail

Follow in the footsteps of legendary track star Steve Prefontaine as you run the routes he ran. Visit Pre's rock and Historic Hayward Field. More

Ramble the University of Oregon Campus
Ramble the University of Oregon Campus

Exquisite museums, prized works of art, historic buildings, sports memorabilia and innovative sustainability practices make for fascinating campus tours and explorations. More

Just For Fun

Try Birding
Try Birding

Oregon's wetlands, old growth forest and coastal dunes provide rich habitats for a diverse bird population. Spend the morning on local birding trails. More

Whale Watch
Whale Watch

It's spring migration for thousands of Gray whales. Watch them from great vantages all along the Oregon Coast. More

Geocache across the Willamette Valley
Geocache across the Willamette Valley

Hit the country roads with your GPS and uncover caches near country farms, wineries, waterfalls and small towns. More

Plan a June Wedding
Plan a June Wedding

Oregon is a lovely place to tie the knot. From coastal views to wooded parks, natural backdrops combine beautifully with historic churches and event halls. More

7 Waterfall Wonders
7 Waterfall Wonders

Flooded with snow melt, creeks and rivers are at maximum. Hike to thundering falls from the Coast to the Cascades. More

Enter to Win a McKenzie River Getaway!
Enter to Win a McKenzie River Getaway!

Like us on Facebook and you could win lodging, golf and rafting and a Northwest Forest Pass. Imagine the adventure! More

Ride a Horse
Ride a Horse

Take to the trails on horseback. From coastal beach romps to mountain trail rides, Oregon is equestrian country. More

Shop Outdoor Markets
Shop Outdoor Markets

Make a picnic from local foods purchased at a farmers' market or roadside farm stand. The cherished Saturday Market returns to downtown Eugene with music, crafts and great food. More

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Upcoming Events

9th Annual McKenzie River Wooden Boat Festival
April 26, 2014 - April 26, 2014

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Childish Gambino
May 9, 2014 - May 9, 2014

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Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell
May 9, 2014 - May 9, 2014
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Prefontaine Classic
May 30, 2014 - May 31, 2014
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Greatest Single Season of Track and Field

The upcoming season at Hayward Field will be anchored by two events - the IAAF World Junior Championships, making its U.S. debut, July 22 - 27, and the NCAA Championships, June 11 - 14.
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