Located in the southern Willamette Valley and conveniently close to the Pacific Coast and the Cascade Mountains, Eugene offers access to stunning natural beauty and cultural activities.
Eugene’s diverse population and geography provide an ideal niche for just about everyone. Eugene, also known as “Track Town USA,” has an abundance of outdoor parks and trails perfect for outdoor enthusiasts: run on Pre’s trail, stroll through blooming rhododendrons in Hendricks Park, hike to the top of Spencer’s Butte, or bike along the river paths.
Performing arts, galleries and museums, academic forums, and a vibrant dining scene round out the attractions of this unique city. There are numerous locally owned stores, art galleries, and restaurants. Join an open poetry reading at a local coffee shop or bookstore, attend an academic forum at the University of Oregon, or listen to jazz musicians at the Saturday Market.
There truly is something for everyone in Eugene, and we can’t wait to welcome you to our city!