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.
Mount Pisgah Arboretum is a sanctuary of natural beauty located on the banks of the Willamette river. This botanical garden is home to hundreds of plant species, numerous mammals, and reptiles including some endangered species. Shady trails in the Arboretum wind through evergreen forests, and along serene water bodies and are perfect for a casual stroll or hike. This place is also perfect to host a wedding reception and other parties and events,
Named after a lofty mountain rising from the northern corner of Eugene's downtown area, Skinner Butter Park is a public facility developed in honor of the city's founder, Eugene Skinner. Counted as one of the most beautiful jewels of Eugene's rustic landscape, the park boasts of a rich history and unmatched verdant setting. To its north lies the pristine Willamette river, while its namesake mountain forms its southern edge. Well-laid out picnic spots, kids' playground and biking trails make it quite popular with tourists and locals alike.
The Oregon Air and Space Museum as the name suggests depicts the history of aviation and space technology. This museum is a non profitable organization for and by the people of Oregon. Opened up in the early 90's this museum regularly organizes special aviation events and fairs. This museum is open even on Sundays during the summers from April to October and till Saturdays in the winter months from November to March. The museum displays various aircrafts and space models which captures the interest of one and all.
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.
Lane County Historical Museum preserves the history of Lane County since 1847 and showcases the culture through its ongoing long and short term exhibits. Children can seek knowledge by attending the children’s educational programs held here while others can explore the vast collection of photographs, research materials, manuscripts, maps and studies relevant to Lane County.
The historical McDonald Theatre was built in 1925 in Eugene, Oregon. The moment you step into this classic venue, you will be hit with nostalgia and a huge gratitude towards the patrons of art. The theater doubles as a museum of sorts with all historic memorabilia displayed for everyone to see. The theater hosts some splendid performances in addition to providing an ideal venue to organize weddings and other events throughout the year.
The Hi-Fi Music Hall is a music, entertainment and dining destination in Eugene. The venue features a wonderful summer terrace and outdoor patio perfect for day-time dining. Savor a delectable array of gourmet sandwiches and burgers sourced from local deli, The Sandwich League. Towards evening, things start to liven up with great local and international bands performing here. You'll find both free-entry and paid events hosted here. Performances include those by the Satin Love Orchestra, Grieves and Dirtwire. Ticket information is available on the website.