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.
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.
Exquisite museums, prized works of art, historic buildings, sports memorabilia and innovative sustainability practices make for fascinating campus tours and explorations. More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Friday nights before UO home games, cheer on the Ducks in downtown Eugene and Springfield. Free bus service after 5 p.m. and discounts on food and retail. More
Go on a self-guided and unofficial tour of The Simpsons in Springfield, Oregon. See the new Simpsons mural in on Main Street and get your photo taken with Homer. More
Follow trails to waterfalls, hot springs and scenic vistas. From the Cascades to the Oregon Coast, discover a plethera of hiking trails. More
Explore Eugene's local breweries and collect stamps in the official Eugene Ale Trail Passport to earn some fun keepsakes! More
Meander Oregon's colorful scenic byways, hike through crunchy leaves and snap photos to share on the our Oregon Fall Foliage blog! More
Make a picnic from local foods purchased at a farmers' market or roadside farm stand. Oregon Bounty is in full swing! More
Don't miss your favorite team play! Drop by a local sports bar for happy hour and some screen time. More
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Explore the beautiful UO campus and surrounding restaurants, coffee shops and stores. Take a walking tour of campus museums, buildings, environmental assets and even local trees!