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.
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 Cascade Range region of Oregon is bestowed with the pristine beauty that encompasses the Willamette National Forest. The national forest site was established in the year 1933, and is now an enthralling destination for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts all over. It is home to an array of streams and rivers that flow along the lush green blankets of mature trees. A variety of lovely flora and fauna further add to its scenic beauty. Explore the hidden wonders of the forest through the beautiful network of trails that will take you through its untouched wilderness. You can also partake in other exciting activities like fishing, biking, hunting, horse riding, and camping.
Willamalane Park and Recreation District runs numerous parks, recreational centers, and open spaces across the Willamalane district. Programs and sports activities conducted here are great for the entire family and include a kids club, arts and crafts, music and dance classes, and much more. Miles of hiking and biking trails through lush forested areas are frequented by the more adventurous. Splash! at Lively Park and Willamalane Park Swim Center have excellent water features and are perfect for a day of fun with the kids. The facilities are top class and an asset to the city and the staff is courteous and very friendly.
Completed in 2011, the Matthew Knight Arena is a multi-purpose arena in Eugene, Oregon with capacity to host close to 12,500 people. It is the home to the University of Oregon Ducks basketball teams, replacing McArthur Court.
The PK Park is a baseball stadium that was established in the year 2008 with a FieldTurf surface. It is owned and operated by the University of Oregon and can accommodate up to 4000 supporters. It hosts a number of matches for various tournaments like the NCAA Regional and Super Regional. The teams Oregon Ducks and Eugene Emeralds have their home ground at this venue.