A Prized Community Asset
Central Park features the Sutherlin Veterans Memorial and displays one of Oregon’s 59 surviving steam locomotives. It is home to the Sutherlin Community Center, tennis courts, picnic areas and a playground. Locals and visitors alike enjoy a variety of live musical events, festivals and activities year round.
The children's play area complete with new play equipment is a huge success ~ it's colorful, fun and safe! The one-thousand foot splash pad is ready to enjoy!
Central Park is also home to Sutherlin's Historic Flag Walk!
The only scenic byway from the I-5 freeway to the coast! Exit 136 in Sutherlin, enjoy the Historic Flag Walk, get something good to eat, do some shopping, fill up the gas tank and then head west on Highway 38 towards Elkton. It's just 66 miles to Reedsport. This is also the shortest route to and from the coast.
Or you may wish to visit Historic Oakland Oregon first, then head to the coast via Rochester Covered Bridge Highway 38 which meets Highway 138 at Elkton.
This beautiful, all weather drive has a view of the Umpqua River most of the way. You'll enjoy breathtaking scenery, small historic towns, elk viewing areas, and lush nature. There are boat ramps, rest areas and several little restaurants along the way.
A Day On the Water
Like a diamond, there are many facets to dazzle you at Cooper Creek!
Located two miles east of downtown Sutherlin you’ll find a picturesque spot that lends itself to outdoor activities any time of year.
Scenic, Safe, Welcoming
The dog park is securely fenced on 2-1/2 acres of gently sloping hillside among tall pines. It is divided into two separate areas for large and small dogs, both with weather shelters, picnic tables and benches. A paved walkway allows access for our friends with physical challenges. Ample parking and restroom available. Take your special pup for an off-leash romp and enjoy the scenic views.
Ford’s Pond beckons to those who enjoy birding, fishing, kayaking/canoeing and walking in nature. This is a primitive city park, currently under development.
The 202-acre property is located on the west side of Sutherlin, with parking available off Church Rd. Take I-5 Exit 136 to Hwy 138 W. Church Rd. is 1-mile west of the interstate.
Something for everyone
Over one-thousand acres of rolling hills, picnics, horseback riding, hiking, fishing, exploring, cycling or special events. The Historic English Settlement School & Farmstead are on the National Register of History Places.
Canoeing, Picnics, Fishing and Water Fly Events
Would you like to take the kids to a playground, have a picnic and do some
bird-watching all in one spot? Plat I Reservoir is located just east of Sutherlin, about five miles from Interstate 5. The 150-acre reservoir is ideal for canoeing.
Enjoy This Friendly Trail Rain or Shine!
Whether you're strolling along, walking your dog, or bicycling, the Red Rock Trail provides a joy to the senses. Now approximately 1.75 miles in length, the paved trail runs from State Street to Nicholas Court along Sutherlin Creek!
Discover The City of Flags
Did you know that there are 28 versions of the American Flag from Betsy Ross to the Flag we know today? Or that one Flag had 15 stripes instead of the 13 stripes on today’s current Flag? What changes came from the Flag Act of 1818?
Nestled on the western slopes of the Cascade Mountains.
Umpqua National Forest, in southern Oregon's Cascade Range, covers an area of 983,129 acres (3,978.58 km2) in Douglas, Lane, and Jackson counties, and borders Crater Lake National Park.
We invite you to accept the challenge of our rolling hills, lakes and streams, which make our 18-hole course (which includes six brand new holes) a true natural and competitive wonder.