Bridges & Beyond

Covered Bridge in Cottage Grove OR, Centennial Bridge in Fall by Janice D'Emidio 2006
2014 Oregon Covered Bridge Festival
Friday, September 19 - Saturday, September 20, 2014
Cottage Grove, Oregon

Two days celebrating the historic legacy of Cottage Grove's beautiful covered bridges. Enjoy live music, a beer garden, vendor booths, kids' activities and cycling race. On Saturday take a bus tour of the local covered bridges.

View the Oregon Covered Bridge Festival schedule.

As you exit I-5, the proud residents of Cottage Grove, a small quintessential town surrounded by beautiful countryside and lush forests, will welcome you. With all of the attractions and activities in the area, you will want to stay overnight in Cottage Grove and make it the hub for your day trips.

You might begin your visit by viewing the 21 murals that enhance the historic buildings of the many stores and restaurants and depict scenes of the past.

Trails that are both challenging and easy, towering waterfalls, historic places, and diverse activities are abundant in the area. Tour the seven covered bridges by car or bike the 36-mile paved route with 16 miles of designated-family friendly path. The scenery is truly extraordinary and you will discover recreational lakes with many places to picnic, or just relax on a bench alongside the lake.

Bridges & Beyond
Cottage Grove, Oregon
Lots of boating, fishing and swimming happens throughout the summer months and you have choices for lodging in hotels, RV Parks or campgrounds to stay and create your own fun vacation.

Stop by our visitor center to learn about all of the many attractions, festivals and activities in our wonderful area. We are waiting for you.


The Bridges & Beyond campaign is funded in part by Travel Lane County, Woodard Family Foundation, Economic Business Improvement District and Cottage Grove Community Development Corporation.