Viewpoint from Heceta Head Lighthouse showing rocky coastline and a large bridge.

Welcome to Eugene, Cascades & Coast

We’re glad you’re here.

Stretching from the central Oregon Coast to the towering Cascade Mountains, anchored by Eugene and Springfield in the South Willamette Valley, this region is a place of happy contrasts. Here a spirited athletic culture is thriving alongside the laid-back pace of river recreation. You’ll find artists, innovators and nature seekers enjoying iconic and hidden places to sip a beer, explore history, bike the riverfront or hike to epic views. Get to know the many towns that call this place home, each rooted in their own distinct sense of place.

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Cape Perpetua coastline view by Melanie Griffin


The Eugene, Cascades & Coast region is a year-round playground. Whichever season you visit, you'll find a new crop of adventures waiting for you.

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