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Adventure Center/Visitor Information: 3312 Gateway St · Springfield OR (Open daily 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
Downtown Eugene Visitor Center: 754 Olive St · Eugene OR (Open Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
Mailing Address: PO Box 10286 · Eugene OR 97440 s


Eugene

Eugene, Oregon is a special landscape at the Southern end of the Willamette Valley where two large rivers and many smaller ones converge. It is also a place of converging ideas. Eugene is full of artists, innovators and visionaries. This destination strives to be welcoming by designing accessibility into growth plans and taking leaps towards a more sustainable future. 

Eugene has a lot of nicknames because it supports a community that is passionate in all their pursuits. Eugene is the Silicon Shire for leaders in the tech industry, TrackTown USA for elite athletes around the world, Home of the Ducks for sports fan (hello women's basketball) and Emerald City because of the lush green fern forests full of trails for exploring in any weather.  

Eugene is a renaissance city and the people here are full of dedication and grit. Visit Eugene and experience the energy of a city alive.

Here's our starter kit for first-time Eugene visitors; these seven spots will give you just a… More Info

Signature Eugene Experiences

  • Browse the Saturday and farmers' markets.
  • Drink a craft beer or a cup of organic coffee in the artsy Whiteaker neighborhood.
  • Dance and sing to "Shout" at a University of Oregon Ducks for football or basketball. 
  • Ride a bicycle in one of the nation's most bike-friendly cities.
  • Hike Spencer Butte for stunning views.
  • Delve into the dynamic arts scene, be it Bach, off-broadway performances or film.
  • Taste the region's iconic Pinot Noir at an urban wine bar.Walk Friendly Communities Badge - Gold level
  • Climb the basalt columns at Skinner Butte Park.
  • Do a self-guided walking tour of the city's street art
  • Run a personal best on Pre's Trail.
  • Taste wild truffles at the Oregon Truffle Festival.
  • Stand in the place where champions are made at Hayward Field
  • Root for the home team at PK Park.
  • Enjoy live music at one of the many great venues
  • Drop in at the nation's largest covered outdoor skate park
  • Hike the ridgeline in the rain. Don't forget your rain boots!

Stay Awhile

"MIKE the Bike" Eugene, Cascades & Coast Mobile Visitor Information
Visit our office at 754 Olive Street or pick up a Visitor Guide from MIKE the bike, our mobile visitor center.… More Info

Top Eugene Attractions

Hult Center at Night by Kazuaki Fuse
The Hult Center is a regional performing arts center, located in the heart of downtown Eugene.… More Info
Hendricks Park in the Spring by Melanie Griffin
Explore Eugene's world-renowned rhododendron garden.… More Info
Cuthbert Amphitheater by Vernon Williams
Enjoy summertime outdoor concerts and performing arts in a beautiful park setting dubbed "The Jewel of the Willamette Valley."… More Info
5th Street Public Market by Joni Kabana
Explore the boutiques and fine dining at this charming marketplace.… More Info
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Throne Room
View an amazing collection of Asian art along with new and rotating exhibits.… More Info
Jaqua Center at night by Curt Deatherage
Explore the UO campus on tours highlighting architecture, art, sustainability and trees.… More Info
Saturday Market Tye Dye Guy by Athena Ortmann
Vibe the artisan market jamming with entertainment, good food and memorable shopping.… More Info