What to do in Lebanon

Some facts about our community:

Lebanon Oregon is located at the edge of the foothills of the Cascade Mountains in the Mid-Willamette Valley. Strategically positioned at the junction of U.S. Highway 20 (Santiam Highway) and Oregon Highway 34 (Tangent Street), Lebanon Oregon is 8 miles east of Interstate 5, 90 miles south of Portland, 45 miles north of Eugene, and 70 miles east of the Oregon coast. Lebanon is well situated for those who appreciate Oregon’s scenic and recreational amenities. The snow-capped Cascade Mountains to the east offer year-round recreational opportunities including fishing, hunting, boating, camping, backpacking, hiking and skiing. Fishing, swimming, canoeing and rafting can all be enjoyed on the beautiful South Santiam River flowing through Lebanon, Oregon. The South Santiam River with its public boat landings, riverside parks and two reservoirs make it a river that can be enjoyed by all. The Willamette Valley offers an array of activities including golf, tennis, hang-gliding, fishing and boating; as well as exploring historic towns, covered bridges, universities and wineries.

City Of Lebanon – Visitors page

The Lebanon Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to supporting its member businesses and promoting economic vitality within the Lebanon Community and surrounding areas. The Lebanon Chamber of Commerce plays a pivotal role in shaping community efforts to ensure that Lebanon, Oregon provides a premiere environment in which to live, work and play.

Mallard Creek is an 18 hole Championship Golf Course that winds through rolling hills, around and across Hamilton Creek, and alongside several lakes as it makes a nearly 7000 yard journey around the foothills of the Cascade Mountains in the Santiam River drainage basin of the Eastern Willamette Valley.

Pineway Golf  Course is a 9-hole regulation length golf course in Lebanon, Oregon. This short layout will reward good shots and provide a fun golf outing for everyone. Online tee times may be available at Pineway Golf Course or at nearby golf courses, usually offered at a discount from the normal rate.

Restaurants in Lebanon, Oregon.  Maps included.

Downtown Lebanon Events Downtown Lebanon has it all! Food, Fun, Shopping. This year we will be welcoming more vendors, entertainment, and events at the market! Bring your appetites and your smiles to Downtown Lebanon and see what the Market has for you!

The Lebanon Strawberry Festival began in 1909 as a salute to abundant berry fields in the Mid-Willamette Valley. The organizers consisted of prominent citizens and businessmen from Lebanon. Early events included the Rose Show and Parades.

The town of Lebanon is a perfect example of why I made these PLACES pages a major part of my website. I had never been to Lebanon before 2006, and I discovered that much of its history had disappeared in the last few years. The 1909 Lebanon High School, Santiam Elementary, and the Motor-Vu Drive-In were already gone. While I was working in Lebanon, the Hasty Freez was demolished almost before I realized it and I realized a PLACES page about Lebanon had to be done. I caught the old Lebanon Supermarket just in time, and soon the old Grant Street Bridge will undoubtedly come down once its replacement is finished.

Lebanon Wikipedia – Lebanon (pronounced /ˈlɛbənən/) is a city in Linn County, Oregon, United States. Lebanon is located in northwest Oregon, southeast of Salem. The population was 12,950 at the 2000 census and the 2008 census data shows the population at 15,397.

Tennessee Thunder Railroad – This mini railroad is a must see for all train fans. My two year old sure had a blast visiting. Tennessee Thunder is ran by a retired couple who have turned their property into a railroad ride. There is lots of great landscaping and features that the train drives past. They also have great special events on the fourth of July and in the fall. Prices are very reasonable, and make going back so much fun. They also have a small gift shop with train memorabilia. They are even available for Birthdays. 37672 Kgal Dr. – Lebanon, OR 97355 Phone 1-541-259-4885

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