Welcome to Dorena Lake and Cottage Grove, Oregon.
The "Covered Bridge Capital of Oregon".
The Community claims this Oregon scenic byway attraction, two
recreational lakes, the famous Row River biking/hiking trail, three
golf courses and so much more.
Our area is a fabulous destination for your next Oregon vacation,
day trip, wedding or family reunion. If you enjoy biking, hiking,
camping, sightseeing, boating, water skiing, swimming or just
being outdoors in an unmatched setting come to Dorena Lake and
Our beautiful community is located in western Oregon at the southern end of the Willamette Valley. Dorena Lake is just a 30 minute drive from Eugene and is easily accessible via Interstate five. Major air carriers fly into both Eugene (30 minute drive) and Portland (2.5 hour drive). Rental cars are available at both airports.
Our area is rich with history, art as well as classic American architecture with construction completion dates ranging from the late 1800’s to the 1930’s in a downtown area used as the setting for the famous “Animal House” parade scene.
Start your Oregon wine country tour here in Cottage Grove, OR, which has been selected twice so far as an All American City.
Oregon has no sales tax on most items and thus is an extremely popular shopping destination. When you
come bring an empty suitcase… or buy one here.
Come to Dorena Lake and Cottage Grove Oregon.
You’ll find things look different here!