{"results":{"attractions":[{"ID":"809","post_title":"Fern Ridge Lake","post_content":"

State and county recreation areas supplement Corps facilities at this large lake in the Willamette Valley. Fern Ridge Lake, a popular recreation area for sailing, power boating and water skiing, is just 12 miles from downtown Eugene. Six park sites and several remote access points around the lake offer a variety of day use recreation opportunities such as picnicking, swimming, fishing, hunting and wildlife viewing. A private concession on the peninsula at the south end of the lake has overnight camping sites. The Fern Ridge Dam was completed in 1941 and provides needed flood control. The area includes extensive wetlands and provides unique habitat for a variety of wildlife and wintering waterfowl populations.

Location: <\/strong>Fern Ridge Lake is just 12 miles from downtown Eugene. From Eugene, 12 miles west on Oregon Hwy 126.

Climate:<\/strong> The climate in Oregon varies greatly by region. The coastal region and the regions west of the Cascade Range are generally temperate and wet. Temperatures in the western portion of the state rarely rise above 85 degrees F during the warmest months and rarely dip below freezing during the winter.

Recreation: <\/strong>Fern Ridge Reservoir offers a variety of day use recreation opportunities such as picnicking, swimming, fishing, hunting and wildlife viewing. A private concession on the peninsula at the south end of the lake has overnight camping sites. There is one Corps operated park, Kirk Park, which is a day use area only and four parks operated by Lane County, three of which are day use and one campground. Firn Ridge is also an excellent location for birding. <\/p>","post_name":"fern-ridge-lake-2","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.114","lng":"-123.272","distance":"3.6","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/outdoors-nature\/fern-ridge-lake-2\/","terms":"an Outdoors & Nature<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"665045","post_title":"Fern Ridge Wildlife Area","post_content":"

At the wildlife area: Fern Ridge Wildlife Area is managed primarily for waterfowl wintering and nesting. More than 250 species of birds use the area during different seasons of the year, making this an excellent birding destination. Shorebirds, raptors and wintering waterfowl including ducks, geese and swans can be seen during late fall and winter. Lake and marsh habitats provide excellent viewing opportunities. Wintering waterfowl are best viewed on open water areas of the reservoir and in flooded cropland fields on the southeast portion of the area. Seasonal public access restrictions apply to protect wintering waterfowl. Maps and bird checklists are available at area headquarters and parking area information kiosks. There are boat and canoe access sites and nature trails to provide lake and wildlife area access during spring and summer months.<\/p>","post_name":"fern-ridge-wildlife-area","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.0415","lng":"-123.273","distance":"6.2","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/oregon-adventurecation\/fern-ridge-wildlife-area\/","terms":"an Outdoors & Nature<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"665423","post_title":"Putter's Indoor Golf\/Strike City Lanes","post_content":"

Entertainment center that includes Strike City Bowling, Putter's Pizza and Golf, Pop's Diner and Lane 25, and Game Day Sports Bar. A great place for `kids` of all ages.<\/p>","post_name":"putters-indoor-golfstrike-city-lanes","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.0527","lng":"-123.25","distance":"6.8","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/amusement-parks\/putters-indoor-golfstrike-city-lanes\/","terms":"an Amusement Park<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"672638","post_title":"Oregon Air & Space Museum","post_content":"

Displays of full-sized WWI and WWII aircraft and supersonic jets. Comprehensive scale-model collection, flight suits, space program timeline and a variety of air and space memorabilia and exhibits. Gift shop. Open Wednesday - Sunday, noon - 4 p.m.<\/p>","post_name":"oregon-air-space-museum","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.1155","lng":"-123.213","distance":"8.1","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/museums-interpretive-centers\/oregon-air-space-museum\/","terms":"a Museums & Interpretive Center<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"665430","post_title":"Phenomenon Hip Hop Company","post_content":"

The Eugene-based Phenomenon Hip Hop Company puts on high-energy, jam-packed shows complete with multimedia and design, live music and incredible hip hop moves. See them at their all-ages show `V.I.P` at the Hult Center in Eugene on May 12, 2007.<\/p>","post_name":"phenomenon-hip-hop-company","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.0567","lng":"-123.185","distance":"10.9","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/performing-arts\/phenomenon-hip-hop-company\/","terms":"a Performing Art<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"}]},"success":true,"html":""}