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Below are a variety of ways you can get in touch with us as well as directions to our site.

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Nearby Nature
P.O. Box 3678
Eugene, OR 97403

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    Visit Us

    Nearby Nature’s office, the Learnscape Garden and Outdoor Classroom, and our Yurt are in Alton Baker Park. Find us in Google Maps. Our street address is 622 Day Island Road, Eugene, OR 97401. (Note — This is not a mailing address. To send us something, please use Write to Us address.) You can also find us on the City of Eugene’s Alton Baker Park Trail Map.

    In a car:

    • Turn into the main Alton Baker Park entrance on Country Club Road. Follow the park road past the parking lots, past the Dead End sign, past the Cuthbert Amphitheater, and past the turn off for the Boat Ramp. The Park Host Residence, Learnscape, Yurt, and Water Wise Garden are on the right, immediately after the Community Gardens and before bollards close the road going further into the park. Park in the gravel lot by the Community Gardens.

    On a bike or on foot:

    • From the South, cross the Frohnmayer Footbridge, go toward the Autzen Stadium on the bike path, and turn left at the closed road before the dog park. The Park Host Residence, Learnscape, Yurt, and Water Wise Garden are up the road just a short distance, on the left. You can lock your bike in our covered bike rack.
    • From the east or west, follow the Willamette River bike path to the Frohnmayer Footbridge. Then follow directions for “from the south”.
    • From the north: Enter the park at the main entrance on Country Club Road. Then follow directions for cars above.