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Oakridge lies east of Springfield in the foothills of the Cascades. Lookout Point & Dexter Lakes and Hills Creek Lake provide a multitude of water sports for the area. Salt Creek Falls, one of the highest waterfalls in Oregon, is 16 miles east on Highway 58.

Oakridge was first named Big Prairie and later Hazeldell. But in 1912 the City changed its name to Oakridge and now has a population of 3,145 residences.

Oakridge is "The Mountain Bike Capital of the Northwest." There are close to 30 trails in the area for people of all ability levels and there are also nearly 500 miles of single track trails within one hour of Oakridge. Oakridge is part of the Eugene-Springfield, Oregon metro area.

Shady Dell Group Campground |
Public Libraries Oakridge Public Library | Rigdon Ranger District | Hills Creek Lake |
Real Estate K & M Real Estate |
RV campgrounds and dealers Blue Pool Campground | Campers Flat Campground | Gold Lake Campground | Indigo Springs Campground | Packard Creek Campground | Sacandaga Campground | Salmon Creek Falls Campground | Timpanogas Campground |
Sports and Sporting Events Ferrin | Northwest Bike Festival | Oakridge Fat Tire Festival |
Wildlife Viewing Willamette Fish Hatchery |

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04/01 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.