Eugene, Oregon Parks
From rivers to roses, Eugene, Oregon offers beautiful state and city parks, gardens, recreation areas, golf courses and trails for soul searching and outdoor adventure. Explore miles of hiking and biking trails in Eugene city parks, like Hendricks Park and Alton Baker Park, or drive a few miles to Elijah Bristow State Park for incredible fishing and hiking adventures along the Willamette River. Get into the natural spirit of the Pacific Northwest at the legendary parks of Oregon.
Hotel Near Beautiful Oregon Parks
Located just minutes from many of Oregon's beautiful state parks, including, Alton Baker Park, The Comfort Suites University offers the perfect home base for experiencing the beautiful city and state parks in Eugene, Oregon. The hotel offers contemporary suites with luxurious bedding, Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and marble bathrooms, and modern amenities, including business and meeting space and complimentary hot breakfast buffet. After you explore our Oregon parks, get refreshed in the indoor pool, hot tub and steam room. Reserve the Eugene, Oregon Hiking Package.
The oldest city park in Eugene, Oregon, Hendricks Park offers 78 acres of picturesque parklands, forest, native plant gardens and a 12-acre rhododendron garden. Laced with trails, this Oregon park is an oasis for hiking, biking, bird watching and urban serenity. Walk among 200-year old Douglas firs, wildflowers, and 6,000 varieties of rhododendrons. Nestled under a canopy of Oregon white oaks, Hendricks Park Rhododendron Garden offers walkways through the rhododendrons, azaleas, and magnolias. Visit www.friendsofhendrickspark.org
Elijah Bristow State Park
Located on the Willamette River, just southeast of Eugene, Elijah Bristow State Park is a recreational paradise with 847 acres of old-growth forest, meadows, woodlands and wetlands. This Oregon state park offers more than 10 miles of hiking, biking and equestrian trails, including a stretch of the Eugene to Pacific Crest trail, and picnic areas. Enjoy fishing for salmon and steelhead trout on the fast-moving Willamette River and Channel Lake. The park is also home to unique and threatened wildlife. For information on Oregon State Parks, visit www.oregonstateparks.org.
Alton Baker Park
The largest park in Eugene, Oregon, Alton Baker Park offers 400 acres of natural and developed areas with miles of trails, vast green lawns, gardens, and picnic areas. Located along the Willamette River in Eugene, Oregon, this beautiful park also features a boat launch, canoe canal, duck pond, a dog park, a BMX track, a disc golf course and a scale model solar system. Enjoy concerts and musical performances at Cuthbert Amphitheater and explore the Science Factory Children's Museum & Planetarium. Visit www.planeteugene.com/altonbaker.htm.
Owens Memorial Rose Garden
Located on the Eugene waterfront, the Owens Memorial Rose Garden is one of Eugene's treasured parks. A gift to the city in 1951, this Oregon park is overflowing with beautiful rose bushes and vast expanses of green space with benches and picnic tables. The Owens Rose Garden is home to an Oregon State Historic Tree, a Black Tartarian Cherry that was planted before the turn of the 20th century. Visit www.planeteugene.com/owensrosegarden.htm.