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Dog Friendly Attractions and Events


Sutherlin Dog Park

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.


Sutherlin Woofstock Festival

June 2023 -  Sutherlin Woofstock Festival for dogs and people held at Sutherlin Central Park.  Dog and owner team events, contests, parades and education. Free to the public.


Cooper Creek Reservoir

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.


Ford's Pond

Ford's Pond

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.

Mildred Kanipe MemorialPark

Mildred Kanipe Memorial Park

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.

Picture of Red Rock Trail

Red Rock Trail

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 S. State Street (by the Fire Department) and meanders east through the Festival Grounds, along Sutherlin Creek out to Nicholas Court.


Umpqua National Forest

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.


Fishing the North Umpqua

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

The greatest fishing in the state.

The North Umpqua River is a tributary of the Umpqua River, about 110 miles (177 km) long, in southwestern Oregon in the United States.


Central Park

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 square foot splash pad is ready to enjoy!

Central Park is also home to Sutherlin's Historic Flag Walk!