When you visit Sutherlin we invite you to stop by the Visitor's Information Center, where we'll be happy to assist you in any way we can by providing local information, maps, and pamphlets. We are located just 2 blocks off I-5, at exit 136, on the east side of the freeway at 1310 W. Central Avenue. Look for the little log cabin! We have lots of wonderful information on Sutherlin, Douglas County, and the surrounding areas. Please stop by and say hi; have a cup of coffee with us and enjoy your stay!
Sutherlin is the gateway to the Umpqua Valley Wineries. www.umpquavalleywineries.org Sutherlin is in one of the many valleys between the Cascade Mountain Range and the Coastal Mountain Range which allows local wineries to produce prize winning, premium wines. Six vineyards are within 15 minutes of downtown Sutherlin, making Sutherlin a great place to start your tour. http://visitsutherlin.ci.sutherlin.or.us/Links/tabid/5158/language/en-US/Default.aspx
Sutherlin, OR is a hunting and fishing paradise. We are within minutes of the world renowned Umpqua River www.dfw.state.or.us/RR/southwest/ where salmon and steelhead can be caught year around. Sutherlin has Plat I and Copper Creek Reservoirs, as well as three creeks all within a 5 minute drive from city center. Cooper Creek Reservoir also provides water skiing, swimming, and hiking opportunities. Hunting opportunities abound! Sutherlin is particularly famous for our deer, elk and turkey populations.
There's also a nice park on Central Avenue with tennis and basketball courts, a pavillion, picnic tables, a train engine and caboose and a playground for the children. For all your four legged family members there is the Sutherlin Dog Park http://sutherlindogpark.tripod.com/ located at Hartley Park on 6th Avenue. We also have several motels, and RV parks for your overnight stays.
Experience the natural wonders of the area by taking the Rogue-Umpqua Scenic Byway. http://www.oregon.com/byways/rogue_umpqua The route starts just a few miles south of Sutherlin on Highway 138 and follows the scenic North Umpqua River east of Roseburg, then heads south to follow the wild Rogue River. This 172-mile byway winds by beautiful natural areas, such as the lush green Umpqua National Forest, waterfalls, and the picturesque Diamond Lake. There are many places available for camping, hunting, fishing and hiking along this scenic byway. The Umpqua National Forest www.fs.fed.us/r6/umpqua has one of the greatest mountain biking trails in Oregon along with many hiking, rock climbing, fishing, horseback riding, and camping opportunities.
Sutherlin loves to celebrate life! We have many different community events that provide recreation and entertainment of every variety. Look over our calendar of events and choose a weekend to come visit Sutherlin and join us in the celebration. You'll be glad you did! http://visitsutherlin.ci.sutherlin.or.us/MonthlyEvents/tabid/6239/language/en-US/Default.aspx