West Eugene Wetlands
Bureau of Land Management, Oregon.
On the western edge of the City of Eugene, visitors can view wildlife and restored wetlands while they walk trails, play a round of disc golf, or ride the Fern Ridge Bicycle Path through the wetlands. Tsanchiifin Walk
- The 0.5 mile Tsanchiifin Walk trail is named after a local band of Kalapuya Indians who 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 is a seasonal emergent wetland. It is home to many species of waterfowl. Geese and ducks are numerous during the wet season. In the fall of 2015, the first 18 hole disc golf course on BLM-managed lands in the entire nation was built! Meadowlark Prairie
-The Meadowlark Prairie overlook is located on Greenhill Road, between West 11th Avenue and Royal Avenue. The overlook has picnic tables covered by a shelter, bathrooms and interpretive signs.
Know Before You Go:
- Open Year-round.
- Dogs are permitted when leashed (max. 6 foot tether).
Point of Interest:
The Eugene Wetlands are a rare close-in opportunity to enjoy nature, right in the heart of one of Oregon's biggest cities. West Eugene Wetlands Brochure Explore Oregon Recreation: West Eugene Wetlands
- Day Use Area
- Interpretive Programs
- Wildlife Viewing
There are several ways to access the West Eugene Wetlands. To access Stewart Pond from downtown Eugene, travel west on 11th Avenue, turn right on Bertelsen Road , turn right on Stewart Road. Travel one mile to the parking area.
To access Tsanchiifin Walk: From downtown Eugene, travel west on 11th Avenue, pass Bertelsen Road and turn right on Willow Creek Road. Park at the Red House to access the walking trails.