Once the head of navigation on the Siuslaw River
, the community of Mapleton in Lane County
lies some 15 miles upstream from Florence
along Highway 126
. The town site is also positioned at the Highway 36
junction within the Siuslaw National Forest
. This community enjoys a generally warmer climate than Florence.
Mapleton was thought to be named for its many big-leaf maples. Residents live along the river and in adjacent valleys, and the Mapleton Boat Ramp is a popular place during the salmon and steelhead runs.
There is also a Mapleton, Iowa.
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Alpha-Bit Restaraunt |
Shopping Randy's Riverview Market |
Sports and Sporting Events Mapleton Swimming Pool | Tide Wayside |
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10/21 Coming to The area
Mt. Pisgah Arboretum Wildflower and Music Festival Eugene OR May19 A day of wildflowers, music, food, crafts, and microscopes!
Rhododendron Days Florence OR May17-19 The annual celebration of the blooming of rhododendrons along the central Oregon Coast.
Bohemia Mining Days Cottage Grove OR July18-21 Prospectors' breakfast, miners' parade, food booths, gold panning, a pow wow, carnival, kiddie parade, street dance, and more.
The Oregon Jamboree Sweet Home OR August2-4 Located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, the the Oregon Jamboree has 2 stages, 22 shows, 1 sweet weekend.