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Adventure Driving Guide

Family Hiking by Jack HilsonThe Adventure Guide offers ten suggested tour routes with must-see highlights. Download the digital flipbook or pick up a copy at either visitor information center or any Dari Mart store while supplies last.

Discover boundless adventure in easy-to-reach, uncrowded places filled with natural beauty. Slow down, unwind and immerse yourself in the splendor of rushing rivers, old-growth forests, ocean beaches and snow-capped peaks. Whether you're a novice or an expert, there's something for every skill level. And the best part? It's easy to pack a lot of fun into a single day. How about an adventure...

Ten Adventure Routes

Oregon Coast

Along the scenic coastal Highway 101 visit a historic lighthouse, a sea lion cave and the world's first sandboard park. From romps on the dunes to beach park hikes, discover the best spots around Florence.

Highways 36 & 126

Meander the Willamette Valley soaking up the agricultural way of life. This route is chock full of swimming holes, historic covered bridges and small towns. 

Wine Country

Ah, the delight of pinot! Go wine tasting along Territorial Highway with a few sightseeing stops rounding out the adventure.

Cottage Grove

This former mining town is pure gold. From a charming downtown to accessible waterfront parks and hiking trails, fall in love with the Covered Bridge Capital of the West.

Willamette River Paths

Park your vehicle and hop on a bicycle for a roll past rose gardens and wildlife habitat. Over 13 miles of riverfront bike paths await your exploration. 

Urban Parks & Trails

The easy integration of nature's landscapes within Eugene - Springfield is a lauded attraction. Visit some of the area's best parks, all within just minutes of either downtown center.

Parks Galore

Let no stone go unturned. Expand your exploration to parks ranging up into the Cascades. Savor the uncrowded beauty of these splendid getaways.

Highway 58

Discover why outdoor enthusiasts hang out in Oakridge. Peek at massive waterfalls, picnic in wilderness parks and paddle across one of the purest lakes in the world.


This is a scenic drive off the beaten path that connects the charming communities of McKenzie River and Oakridge. Highlights along the road include hot springs, massive old growth forests and idyllic campgrounds.

McKenzie River

The McKenzie River runs through it all. Make your journey memorable with forays to hot springs, lava rock fields and massive waterfalls.


Our visitor information center will inspire you to explore the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region. Get tips from local experts and itinerary suggestions that fit your time and interests. Purchase needed

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