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.
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
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
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
Exquisite museums, prized works of art, historic buildings, sports memorabilia and innovative sustainability practices make for fascinating campus tours and explorations. 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Like us on Facebook and you could win lodging, golf and rafting and a Northwest Forest Pass. Imagine the adventure! More
Flooded with snow melt, creeks and rivers are at maximum. Hike to thundering falls from the Coast to the Cascades. More
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
Hit the country roads with your GPS and uncover caches near country farms, wineries, waterfalls and small towns. More
It's spring migration for thousands of Gray whales. Watch them from great vantages all along the Oregon Coast. More
Take to the trails on horseback. From coastal beach romps to mountain trail rides, Oregon is equestrian country. More
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
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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.