Oakridge, Oregon

Historic Sites

Office (Westfir) Covered Bridge
County Road 6128 in Westfir. The state's longest covered bridge and the only one with a pedestrian walkway. This magnificent span once served as the path to and from the old Western Fir, later Hines Lumber Mill. Workers from the mill would take the pedestrian side to the mill office to pick up their pay script at what is now the Westfir Lodge Bed and Breakfast.

Hot Springs

McCredie Hot Springs

Museums and Exhibits

Oakridge Pioneer Museum. 76433 Pine Street, Oakridge, OR 97463. Phone: 541-782-2402.

National Forest

Willamette National Forest. Middle Fork Ranger District - 46375 Highway 58, Westfir, OR 97492. Phone: 541-782-2283; Fax: 541-782-5306.

Performing Arts - Theater

Zero Clearances Theatre. E-mail

Scenic Byways

Aufderheide Scenic Highway
Aufderheide Drive is reached from the Eugene-Springfield area either by traveling the McKenzie Highway (Highway 126) to a point 3.5 miles above Blue River or by traveling Highway 58 and then turning north to Westfir. The road travels along the South Fork of the McKenzie River and the North Fork of the Willamette River and through Box Canyon.

Scenic Sites

Salmon Creek Falls. 3 miles from Oakridge.

Salt Creek Falls
Salt Creek Falls the second highest waterfall in Oregon and as high as Niagra Falls just but not as wide.

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