DescriptionOakridge sits at the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. Nearby Lookout Point and Hills Creek reservoirs both provide water sports in their recreation areas. Salt Creek Falls, one of the highest waterfalls in Oregon, is 16 miles east on SR 58. Green Waters Park, located at the east end of town, has picnic facilities.
The Aufderheide Scenic Byway begins 3 miles west of Oakridge off SR 58 and continues north to SR 126. The Office Bridge, the longest covered bridge in Oregon, is in nearby Westfir. About 30 miles east via SR 58 at the Willamette Pass Resort in Crescent Lake, the Oregon Skyway offers gondola rides Saturday and Sunday from mid-June to early September; phone (541) 393-1425.