Welcome to Oakridge Lodge & Guest House
Oakridge Lodge & Guest House provides both private rooms and shared bunk rooms to accommodate solo travelers. Included with your stay is a gourmet breakfast using local and organic ingredients.
The Lodge is in a walking district called the Uptown Neighborhood. An English style pub is 6 blocks away. Along the same path you will find a bakery, barber shop, museum, post office and the library.
Oakridge is a town of 3,300 residents that's above the fog and below the snow at 1200’ elevation.
Travel Oregon recently recognized the Oakridge Lodge & Guest House as Bike Friendly! We offer: locked and covered storage, bike repair stand, tools, washing station, space for tandems & trailers, pumps, and drying room. Full service bike shop is .5 mile away with maps, route/trail updates, and more! Oakridge is an IMBA [International Mountain Biking Association] Ride Center and has hundreds of miles of easily accessible single track . Road cycling routes starting from our front door feature extremely low car traffic and wilderness quality scenery.
July 16, 2014
- Salmon Creek Road (Forest Road 24) at milepost 12.7, expect 20 minute delays for repairs to a large retaining wall from July 7 through July 21, closure at milepost 7.8 for one day (date to be determined).
- Safety alert to forest visitors regarding logging truck activity in the following areas: Winberry (FS Road 1802 and 1802-150, 159), North Fork (19, 1912-653, 1925-646, 1925, 1926 to 1927 to 1929, 1940, 1942), Huckleberry Flats Area (1928, 1928-261, 1931) and Upper Middle Fork River (21, 2143, 2144). Updated: June 10, 2014
- Mosquitos have hatched at Waldo and Timpanogas. Snow levels are generally above 6500 ft.
(Posted July 11, 2014)
Local Rafting: Contact Upstream Adventures, ask for Toby or Quinn. Take a full or half day trip down the Middle Fork of the Willamette River, 541.255.6327. Choose a guided fishing trip or rent a canoe for a trip to one of the nearby lakes. http://upstream-adventures.com
Mosquitos have hatched at Waldo and Timpanogas and snow levels are still hanging at 5600 ft.
(Posted June 25, 2014)
Aufderheide Memorial Drive (Forest Service Road 19) is open and drivable.
Updated: June 10, 2014.
Traffic delays can be expected on Aufderheide Memorial Drive (Forest Service Road 19):
- A helicopter will be flying logs over FSR 19 approximately milepost 3.5, dependent on favorable weather conditions. The road traffic will be controlled by flaggers when the helicopter is in flight; possible delays of 2-5 minutes.
- Maintenance work for improving the sides of the road at approximately milepost 20 and 21. The road traffic will be controlled by flaggers; possible delays of 5 to 10 minutes.
TravelOregon's Rural Tourism Studio entry won a Platinum Award at the 'Leadership in Sustainable Travel' competition on February 24, 2014 in New York City. The award was presented by HSMAI at their annual Adrian Awards in conjunction with National Geographic Traveler. This video about Oakridge's tourism, trail building, and the local economy was shown at the event. Andy Maser made the film for Travel Oregon on location in March 2013.
The limelight is on Oakridge again in a feature article written by Nicole Formosa in the March 2014 issue of BIKE magazine, on the newsstands now!
Please contact us to plan your trip, phone 541.782.4000 or by email email@example.com. We look forward to seeing you.
Oakridge Ukulele Players Group
Join us each Wednesday at 5:30 PM at the Lion Mtn Bakery, 4 blocks east of the Lodge on First St. New players and visitors are welcome!