West Eugene Wetlands
Eugene District | OR
Season Dates: 1/1 - 12/31
Fees: No fees associated with this site.
On the western edge of Eugene, visitors can view wildlife and restored wetlands while they walk trails or ride the Fern Ridge Bicycle path through the West Eugene Wetlands.
Tsanchiifin Walk - The 0.5 mile Tsanchiifin Walk trail is named after the local band of Kalapuya Indians that lived in this area. From the west side of Danebo Avenue the trail branches off to the north from the Fern Ridge Bike Path.
Stewart Pond/Bertelsen Nature Park Stewart Pond - a seasonal emergent wetland, is home to many species of water birds. Geese and ducks are numerous during the wet season.
Meadowlark Prairie -The Meadowlark Prairie overlook is located on Greenhill Road, between West 11th Avenue and Royal Avenue. This site has several picnic tables that are covered by a shelter, as well as bathrooms and interpretive signs.
Education Center/Partnership office (already on map) - The West Eugene Wetland Project Office is located on a small hill overlooking 12 acres of restored wetlands. This house was converted into an office for BLM's wetland project staff and partners.
In Eugene, OR travel west on West 11th Ave. past Beltline Road. Turn right on Danebo Ave. the address is 751 S. Danebo.