Alton Baker Park, Eugene’s largest developed park, is home to dozens of recreational features and facilities serving the City of Eugene since 1959. The park is made up of two major areas: the more developed West Alton Baker Park, and the 237-acre Whilamut Natural Area. 373 acres (total owned by the City of Eugene) North region
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This undeveloped park is intended to be developed into a neighborhood park in the future when funding is available for design, construction and maintenance.
4.34 acres West region Santa Clara Community Organization
This park is a shady Douglas fir-forested natural area between City View Street and Hawkins Lane in southwest Eugene. There are currently no trails or other amenities.
11.6 acres South region Churchill Area Neighborhood
Bond Lane Park is a tree-shaded, grassy park located west of Norkenzie Road and north of Cal Young Road in northeast Eugene. A forested area on the north end of the park provides a quiet retreat with a loop trail. In 2010,the playground on the south end of the park was renovated, and accessibility features were improved, trees were planted, and park furniture was upgraded.
Candlelight Park, on Royal Avenue between Beltline Road and Greenhill Road, is one of Eugene’s larger neighborhood parks at 12 acres. The park includes many features and park amenities, including a playground, picnic tables, a basketball court, a restored waterway, and a 3.5-acre dog park.
Cal Young is one of three sports park complexes in Eugene, offering a variety of active recreational activities along with all the comforts of a neighborhood park. Located next to Cal Young Middle School, the park offers a little something for everyone. There’s a basketball court, and a playground with picnic tables for watching the little ones while their siblings play big-kid sports on the adjacent fields.
Predominate local landmark in Lane County, Eugene, Oregon. The most hiked area in Eugene.
Whether you are visiting Eugene or you have lived here your whole life, Spencer Butte is a destination that is well known as a nice outdoor recreation spot. Depending on how much time you are looking at spending there are various trails that will get you to the summit of the butte in different time frames. You can take the quick route of 0.6 miles with a steep climb most of the way or if you are looking for more scenic route you can take the ridge line trail at 7 Miles round trip and spend a few hours. the view at the summit over looks the whole valley and on clear days you can see the Three Sisters Mountains.