Eugene, Oregon is at the south end of the Willamette Valley where two large rivers and many smaller ones meet, originally home to local Indigenous People. It is also a place of converging ideas. Eugene is full of artists, innovators and visionaries. This destination strives to be welcoming by designing accessibility into growth plans and taking leaps towards a more sustainable future.
The Huffington Post describes Eugene as "the city where everyone runs." From Hollywood's portrayal of Eugene's track stars to the running trails that crisscross the community, Eugene shines as the ultimate hub for runners, hikers and general outdoor enthusiasts.
Eugene has a lot of nicknames because it supports a community that is passionate in all their pursuits. Eugene is "TrackTown USA" for elite athletes around the world, the "Silicon Shire" for leaders in the tech industry, "A Great City for the Arts & Outdoors" for its local residents, "Home of the Ducks" for collegiate sports fans and "Emerald City" because of the lush green fern forests full of trails for exploring in any weather.
Eugene is a renaissance city and the people here are full of dedication and grit. Visit Eugene and experience the energy of a city alive.