Explore the rural ambiance of the Veneta area, where the foothills of the Coast Range meet the south Willamette Valley. Veneta offers the perfect setting for outdoor adventure, scenic wine tours or a peaceful retreat in the country. Swim, sail, kayak, water-ski or fish at Fern Ridge Reservoir. Explore the hiking and cycling trails, and wildlife watching around the edge of the lake. Bring your binoculars. Fern Ridge is also an exceptional birding destination. Veneta is host to many events throughout the year, including the Oregon Country Fair. From regattas on the lake to wine tastings at the local vineyards and wineries, there is always something fun to do!