Founded in the year 1987, the Cascades Raptor Center is a beautiful non-profit natural center that takes care of different birds, especially Raptors. The center is open on select days for public and you can decide to take a self-guided tour or avail of their nature walks that have a guide take you around the park and explore various species. You will get to see different species of owls, vultures, eagles and more. Cascades Raptor Center also takes in injured or abandoned birds and caters to their well being.
Hendricks Park is famous in Eugene as the oldest park in the city. This big verdant space has abundant trails and picnic spots to attract the crowd. The scenic beauty is ideal to spend a day in relative peace. Being an important city park, big community events are also held here from time to time.
One of the finest attractions in Eugene, this huge public park has all the facilities such as trails, BMX tracks, playgrounds for different sports, a river for fishing and other water sports, and a lot more. It also houses the famed Cuthbert Amphitheater.
The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at the University of Oregon exhibits world renowned artists of the 19th and the 20th century. The highlight of the museum is its 12500 piece art collection from all over the world. The museum holds a number of exhibitions and events depicting art from the American, European, Russian and Asian culture. This museum even has a research center open to the public to study the famous artists of the world.
Standing tall amongst beautiful pine trees, flower beds and meadows is the Shelton-McMurphey-Johnson House that was built in 1888. Perched on a hill, the house is named after the three families who resided there and is a pristine spectacle with green facades built in Queen Anne-style Victorian architecture. Today the house is open to the public and also offers rental space for weddings, club meetings, family parties, dinners and so on. To know more about this eclectic building, opt for their tours that cater to its history, occupants and so on.
Gamma Phi Beta Sorority House is located in Eugene, Oregon, United States. This splendid landmark was built in 1926 by architects Hunzicker & Gerow in the Tudor Revival style. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on October 24, 1991.
The Cascade Range region of Oregon is bestowed with the Willamette National Forest. The national forest site was established in the year 1933, and is an enthralling destination for tourists all over. It is home to an array of streams and rivers that flow along the forest, and the lovely flora and fauna further add to its scenic beauty.
Starting off has a humble microbrewery in 2006, Ninkasi gained fame for its consistently good beers, that is distributed in a number of states. Some of their popular brews include the Total Domination IPA (their first) as well as the Tricerahops Double IPA. Brewery tours are conducted throughout the week, taking visitors through the brewing process. The Tasting Room, with its leafy patio is a popular place to sample their brews. A changing schedule of food trucks offers diverse options. Check website for more.