More to do
The Cottage Bowl
541-767-BOWL (2695), The Cottage Bowl at 740 Row River Rd, features a bowling center, restaurant, bumper bowling, cosmic bowling, group parties, league and youth bowling, pro shop, arcade and video poker. Call for hours.
Warren H. Daugherty Aquatic Center
1440 S. Eighth St.
Year-round indoor swimming pool at the old high school. Depth ranges from 3 to 10 feet and features include two one-meter diving boards. The pool offers times for open swims, family swims, lap swims and summer classes, as well as a swim team and water polo. Call for available times and fees.
Sharp’s Creek swimming hole
Deep pools of cold, clear water and great rocks beckon divers of all skill levels. To reach the hole, follow Row River Road above Dorena to Sharp’s Creek Road and turn right. The recreation area is several miles down on the left.
To reach the popular swimming site known as Tarzan’s hole, follow Main Street to Mosby Creek Road, and continue straight on Blue Mtn. School Rd. for a
total of six and a half miles from town. It’s on the left.
Coiner Park Tennis Courts
Keys for accessing the courts on the east side of the park are available through the city Public Works department at City Hall. Keyholders must be at least age 14.
81078 Pacific Highway, between Cottage Grove and Creswell
Shoot trap, skeet targets or an 11-stand sporting clay course. Summer hours are 1-8 p.m. each Tuesday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. See website for prices: www.cottagegrovegunclub.com.
The North Regional Disc Golf Course is located near Cottage Grove Speedway and Middlefield Golf Course. The course features 18 par-three holes and draws visitors from other communities to Cottage Grove during the warmer months. The course is described as “moderately hilly and moderately wooded.” It starts just south of the waste water treatment plant on North Douglas Road, then runs east, abutting the Cottage Grove Connector and Interstate 5.
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Trails and hiking
A great way to stay cool when the summer temperatures climb is to take a hike and see some of nature’s finest creations.