Lane

Lane County

Lane County Parks:
3050 North Delta Highway
Eugene , OR 97408
541-682-2000
541-682-2009 FAX

Lane County Attractions

Where other than Lane County, Oregon could you explore a haunted light house, meet a sea lion in his home, tour a vineyard, cross 19 picturesque covered bridges, take in a baseball game, go ice skating, and climb a mountain in a single day?

It takes only four hours to drive from the spectacular Oregon beaches to our majestic mountains, but we recommend taking your time.

The largest sea cave on the U.S. mainland is here, the natural year-round home of Stellar Sea Lions. The Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area includes the world’s largest ocean-formed sand dunes.

The lovely 250-acre campus of the University of Oregon, a major research institution is located in Eugene. But the learning opportunities don’t stop here. Nearby is the Lane ESD Planetarium, the largest facility of its kind between San Francisco and Vancouver, B.C.

The Howard Buford Recreation Area, which includes the Mt. Pisgah Arboretum, has many trails for beautiful walks and challenging hikes.

Some Camping and Day-Use Facilities:

Richardson Park Campground

Located on 157 acres on Fern Ridge Lake. Excellent wind surfing and boating, plus moorage available. Boat rentals available at nearby Orchard Point Park. Facilities include tent, trailer, and RV camping in 88 sites with water and electric hookups, restrooms, showers, and sanitary dump station. The restrooms, one shower, and two campsites are disabled accessible. Reservations are available but not required. The season is from mid-April through mid-October. Paved surface of each campsite is 60 feet in length. For reservations, please call 541-682-2000.

Harbor Vista Campground

Located on 15 acres on the Oregon Coast, overlooking the North Jetty. Excellent ocean views, whale watching and beachcombing opportunities. Facilities include tent, trailer, and RV camping in 38 sites with water and electric hookups, restrooms, showers, sanitary dump station, viewing structure, beach access (one mile), and playground. The restrooms, one shower, and one campsite are disabled accessible. Reservations are available but not required. Open year round. Paved surface of each campsite is 60 feet in length. For reservations, please call 541-682-2000.

Armitage Park Day Use Facility

\Located on the McKenzie River between Eugene and the small town of Coburg, Armitage Park offers eight reservable group picnic areas that can accommodate between 50 and 200 people. Also on site are horseshoe pits and volleyball sites with nets provided. The park also offers a nature trail, boat ramp and many access points to the McKenzie River. A great place
to fly fish!

Howard Buford Recreation Area

The HBRA offers 16 miles of scenic hiking trails that are both challenging and fun. Beistel’s West Summit Trail overlooks the Willamette Valley and Cascade Mountains. Trail maps are available at each of the three trailheads. Inside HBRA is the Mt. Pisgah Arboretum with seven miles of gentle paths that wander from the water garden to the Willamette River. A trail guide with nature notes and plant and bird lists – available at the Visitor Center – will help you to fully enjoy the natural beauty of the Arboretum.