Cottage Grove, Oregon
Recreation in
Cottage Grove, Oregon
Campgrounds
Fishing
Hiking and Biking
Covered Bridges
Golfing
Wineries



Campgrounds

Umpqua National Forest
78405 Cedar Park Road
541-767-5000

The Cottage Grove Ranger District of the Umpqua National Forest has five regular campgrounds and eight less developed campgrounds. They can be reached by taking the Cottage Grove/Dorena exit from Interstate 5.

Other campsites are available at Cottage Grove and Dorena Lakes. Most sites are on a first come, first served basis.


Cottage Grove Lake

(541) 942-5631

Cottage Grove Lake, located on the Coast Fork of the Willamette River, is about five miles south of Cottage Grove. The lake is three miles long and covers an area of 1,158 acres when full. The Army Corps of Engineers manages five parks aroung the lake.

Dorena Lake

(541) 942-2113

Dorena Lake is located in rolling, partially wooded hill country approximately six miles east of Cottage Grove. The lake is five miles long and covers 1,900 acres when full. Dorena Lake features three parks, including Schwarz Park and Harms Park, both operated by the Army Corps of Engineers, and Baker Bay Park, operated by Lane County.


RV Facilities


Fishing

South Lane County has been called an angler's paradise. The most popular type of fishing is bass fishing. Average size of bass caught range from 1.5 to 2.5 pounds.

Cutthroat and rainbow trout can be found throughout the Row River. The best local place for trout fishing is on the Row River where it flows into the Coast Fork of the Willamette River, near Riverside Speedway.

Fishing is allowed at Dorena and Cottage Grove Lakes year round. Local streams and lakes open annualy in late April. Fishermen say that the biggest trout can be found below the Dorena Dam. Dorena Lake is know as one of the best catfishing lakes in western Oregon.


Hiking and Biking

There are many scenic trails available in the Umpqua National Forest. Trails are open to hikers, horses and mountain bikes. All trail users are requested to stay on the trail when visiting the National Forest. Maps are available at the Umpqua National Forest Ranger Station at 2900 Stewart Parkway, Roseburg, Oregon or by calling (541) 672-6601.

Hiking

The following trails are located in the Layng Creek watershed, which is the water supply for the city of Cottage Grove. Overnight camping and swimming are not allowed, but hiking, picnicking and fishing are permitted.

Biking in the City

Biking in the Countryside


Covered Bridges

Covered Bridge Tour - To see the six covered bridges of Cottage Grove, take this self guided tour and experience "the bridges of Lane County".


Golfing

Hidden Valley Golf Course
(541) 942-3046

Middlefield Village Golf Course
(541) 942-8730

Emerald Valley Golf Course
(541) 942-2174

Wineries

Chateau Lorane Winery
(541) 942-8028

Located 13 miles west of Cottage Grove, it is the southernmost winery in the Willamette Valley. Free wine tasting is available, and handcrafted items made in Oregon are also for sale.

Hinman Vineyard
27012 Briggs Hill Road
(541) 345-1945

Located 25 miles northwest of Cottage Grove near Eugene, Hinman Vineyard has wine tasting and picnic facilities. Be sure to taste the pinot gris, or their award winning gewürztraminer.


Campgrounds
Fishing
Hiking and Biking
Covered Bridges
Golfing
Wineries

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