Corvallis & Benton County, Oregon
Official Visitorâ€™s Guide
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39 06 Mayorâ€™s Welcome 08 Oregon State University 10 Oregon Wine 12 The Sip Tour 15 Beaver Football 16 Festivals & Events 18 Arts & Culture 19 Performing Arts Venues & Galleries 20 Corvallis Museum 21 Experiments in Noise 22 The Great Outdoors
23 Explore, on Two Wheels 24 Hiking 26 10 Stops on Scenic Byway 28 From Farms to Flowers 31 Dining 37 Shopping 39 Lodging 40 City Map 42 Regional Map 44 Corvallis, a Great Place to Live 46 Local Event Venues
Keeping up with Corvallis Looking for up-to-date information on Corvallis and Benton County, Oregon? Check us out online! Visit Corvallis can be found on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, providing daily updates on local happenings, answering your questions, and showing off the best Corvallis and Benton County have to offer. Stop by www.visitcorvallis.com for all of the information you need to plan your stay in the area. Learn More Online - www.visitcorvallis.com
Welcome t We are so pleased that you have chosen to learn more about our city, whether for business, pleasure or both – Corvallis is a delightful place to visit, in either case.
As you set out to explore, you’ll find that our city is easy to navigate, the downtown and University neighborhoods are highly walkable. If you prefer two wheels, you’ll be happy to learn that we’ve been named one of the nation’s most bicycle-friendly cities. I encourage you to stop in at locally owned shops, restaurants, art galleries, and other downtown attractions during your visit. Stroll our lovely riverfront, where you can cool off on a warm summer day
and enjoy a lively farmers’ market most Saturday and Wednesday mornings. Starting in early 2020, you can also stop by the Corvallis Museum, which will feature a rotating collection of artifacts on display in its galleries. Not far from downtown is OSU, offering a host of year-round activities on its historic campus. Whether you prefer Pac-12 athletics, notable lectures, music, theatrical performances, or a visit to the Beaver Store for a keepsake from your visit, you can find it at Oregon State University. If you’re looking to get out of town, our location in the heart of the
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to Corvallis Willamette Valley puts you just minutes away from a multitude of recreational opportunities. As for cultural events, Corvallis hosts a variety of festivals, fairs, and more throughout the year. Be sure to stop in at the Corvallis Visitor Center located at 420 NW 2nd Street to chat with an expert on what to see and do while you’re here.
Places for Business and Careers. For more information about doing business here, visit our local Chamber of Commerce or ask the friendly staff at our City Hall.
As you get to know this highly livable college town, perhaps you’ll find yourself wondering about Corvallis as a place to live or do business. We’re proud of our solid local economy, strengthened by the influence of a major research university, an educated workforce, and thriving sectors of high tech, agribusiness, biosciences, and green energy. In fact, Forbes magazine ranked Corvallis among its top 20 Best Small
Whether your stay is long or short, I hope you’ll agree that Corvallis is a very special place. Thank you, most of all, for visiting. We hope you’ll
Warmly, Biff Traber Mayor of Corvallis
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The Home of Orego AT OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY, NO QUESTION GOES UNANSWERED. NO GOAL IS UNATTAINABLE. We are adventurers. Truth-seekers. Innovators. And when a problem presents itself, we refuse to pause until we solve it. We are an international public research university made up of two campuses and 11 colleges, drawing people from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. We are diverse and welcoming. We embrace our responsibility to Oregon and the world, building a future that’s smarter, healthier, more prosperous, and more just. We see what could be and have worked relentlessly for over 150 years to make it so. Our students are inspired and motivated by more than 200 academic programs, experiential learning opportunities such as research, internships, and study abroad programs. Under the guidance of our exceptional faculty, they uncover medical breakthroughs, create innovative products for people in need and discover new ways to protect our planet. And our hard work has paid off, in more ways than one: • The OSU Portland Center -- which offers hybrid academic programs and professional development opportunities -- opened in January of 2019. • Since 2013, 82 companies have launched and 770 jobs have been created through the OSU Advantage Business Incubator. • 7,128 students graduated in 2018. We believe Oregon State and Corvallis are better together. We are proud to be part of one of the smartest, safest, most sustainable, and best all-around college towns in the U.S. Come visit with us, and tour our historic campus. Walk with a friend along the tree-lined streets, grab a bite to eat at the Memorial Union or follow the cheers to Reser Stadium. Learn a new skill or gain a new perspective from one of our notable faculty, or check out a play, or musical performance. Welcome to Beaver Nation. We think you’ll love it here. Photo: Oregon State University Marketing
on State University
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Here in Oregon, we’ve been growing grapes and making wine since before we were a state. One of our first wineries opened in 1933, not long after Prohibition ended, in nearby Salem. Later, Richard Sommer of Hillcrest Vineyard kicked off our modern era of winemaking in 1961 when he planted riesling, pinot noir, gewürztraminer, chardonnay, and other varietals in the Umpqua Valley. Now almost 60 years later, the Willamette Valley is worldrenowned for its wine.
Corvallis is nestled right in the heart of the Willamette Valley’s fertile wine region and enjoys some of its most favorable grapegrowing conditions. Our temperate climate and gentle growing conditions are ideal for cool-climate grapes, including the pinots we’re so well known for. Almost twenty boutique wineries make their home here in the Corvallis area, scattered among the Coastal foothills in the shadow of Marys Peak and along rural back roads. In Visit Corvallis
addition to pinot noir, pinot gris, and riesling, these beautiful vineyards are known for their stunning scenery, their owners’ friendly charm, and their rustic, cozy tasting rooms. So, kick back in gorgeous Oregon wine country. Take in the views and let time slow down. Most of all, savor the luscious flavor in our wineries.
15305 Dunn Forest Rd • Monmouth 503-838-6013 • www.airliewinery.com Featuring: pinot noir, rosé, marechal foch, white pinot, pinot gris, chardonnay, gewürztraminer, riesling, muller thurgau
Ankeny Vineyard and Winery
2565 Riverside Dr S • Salem 503-378-1498 • www.ankenyvineyard.com Featuring: pinot noir, rosé, chocolate port, muscat, pinot gris, chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon
23924 Territorial Hwy • Monroe 541-847-5792 • www.benton-lane.com Featuring: pinot gris, chardonnay, pinot blanc, rosé of pinot noir, pinot noir
Bluebird Hill Cellars
25059 Larson Rd • Monroe 541-424-2478 • www.bluebirdhillcellars.wine Featuring: wine blend, pinot gris, chardonnay, rosé of pinot noir, pinot noir, red wine blend, syrah, dessert wines
265 S. 5th St (Hwy 99W) • Monroe 541-847-5934 • www.broadleyvineyards.com Featuring: chardonnay, rosé of pinot noir, pinot noir
Cardwell Hill Cellars
24241 Cardwell Hill Dr • Philomath 541-929-9463 • www.cardwellhillwine.com Featuring: pinot noir, rosé, pinot gris, chardonnay
Harris Bridge Vineyard
Silver Coyote Estates Winery
Lumos Wine Company
22937 Harris Rd • Philomath 541-929-3053 • www.harrisbridgevineyard.com Featuring: dessert wines
24000 Cardwell Hill Dr • Philomath 541-929-3519 • www.lumoswine.com Featuring: pinot noir, rosé, sauvignon blanc, pinot gris, chardonnay, gewürztraminer
3250 Pacific Hwy • Independence 5600 Van Well Rd • Dallas 503-623-4150 • www.namastevineyards.com Featuring: pinot noir, merlot, red blend, tempranillo, riesling, chardonnay, gewürztraminer
3328 Stoneboro Pl • Philomath 541-929-2288 • www.panachecellars.com Featuring: pinot noir, cuvee, sangiovese, tempranillo
Pheasant Court Winery
1731 Pheasant Court. • Philomath 541-929-2158 • www.pheasantcourtwinery.com Featuring: syrah, port, ice wine, carmenere, marechal foch, cabernet
Redgate Vineyard, Winery, Fieldhouse
8175 Buena Vista • Independence 503-428-7115 • www.redgatevineyard.com Featuring: pinot noir, pinot gris, rosé, syrah, char-noir, chardonnay, tempranillo, dessert wine, merlot, cabernet
11665 Airlie Rd • Monmouth 503-838-0944 • www.emersonvineyards.com Featuring: pinot noir, rosé, Brother Red, muscat, pinot gris, viognier, white port
26436 Coon Road • Monroe 541-847-2400 • www.silvercoyotewines.com Featuring: pinot noir, rosé, syrah
810 Applegate St • Philomath 541-929-6555 • www.spindriftcellars.com Featuring: pinot noir, cab franc, rosé, chardonnay, white pinot
2920 Scenic Dr NW • Albany 541-928-1009 • www.springhillcellars.com Featuring: pinot noir, port, pinot gris
Sweet Earth Vineyards
24843 Kyle Rd • Monroe 541-914-3592 • www.sweetearthvineyards.com Featuring: pinot gris, riesling, rosé of pinot noir, pinot noir
TeBri Vineyards and Lavender 24880 Orchard Tract Rd • Monroe 541-740-8541 • www.tebri.com Featuring: chardonnay & pinot noir
10705 Airlie Rd • Monmouth 503-610-3530 • www.treoswine.com Featuring: pinot noir, port, pinot gris, muscat, albarino
Tyee Wine Cellars
26335 Greenberry Rd • Corvallis 541-753-8754 • www.tyeewine.com Featuring: estate pinot noir, estate pinot gris, estate chardonnay, gewürztraminer
* See maps on Pgs. 40 & 42 for locations.
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Sip Tour Here in Corvallis, you can sample just about every type of libation there is — from gin made from cucumbers to flavored moonshine that goes down smooth — on the Mid-Willamette Sip Tour.
Seeking malty goodness? Start with Block 15 where you’ll find amazing beers made with organic base malt, imported specialty malts, and Northwest hops, all paired with excellent, locally sourced food. A couple of blocks away, Flat Tail Brewery, offers a fun place to watch a game with beers that have won several awards over the years. Go Beavs!
gins and vodkas, accompanied by delicious foods such as the everpopular Stuffed Tater Tots, with an amazing view of Marys Peak as your backdrop.
Meanwhile, Mazama Brewing specializes in Belgian beers, while Sky High Brewing treats their guests to a bird’s-eye view of the city and, on sunny days, a rooftop terrace to die for. At both locations, the atmosphere, variety of craft beers, and delicious pub fare make any gathering of friends fun.
Oh, and if you enjoy drinks made from honey, you’ll want to take a jaunt down to the neighboring town of Philomath, where Nectar Creek creates meads. On sunny days, locals enjoy al fresco dining at this favorite watering hole. While you’re in the area, be sure to sip on some flavored moonshine at Marcotte Distilling, with varieties such as Macie’s Saturn Peach and Aimee Jo’s Strawberry Lemonade to choose from.
At the end of 2nd Street, Oregon Trail Brewery pairs with Old World Deli, offering good beer and an eclectic place to eat. On the north side of town, you’ll find Spiritopia and Vivacity Spirts. Spiritopia is best known for their line of delicious ginger, pomegranate, peppermint, and apple liqueurs, as well as brandy and gin. Vivacity produces a fine vodka, along with gins, rums, and tasty Turkish Coffee Liqueur. Just south of town, 4 Spirits Distillery has a taproom serving fine whiskeys,
On the east side of Corvallis, you’ll find 2 Towns Ciderhouse, specializing in crisp hard ciders made from regional apples, honey, and more.
Do you love taking the back roads? Then you’re going to want to wet your whistle at Siuslaw Brewing in Alsea, located just off the Marys Peak to Pacific Scenic Byway. There’s also the Long Timber Brewing Company on Highway 99W to Eugene, where you’ll be able to sample craft beer. Before you partake, be sure to make a plan for a sober ride home. Designate a driver, or plan to take the bus – it’s fare-free in Corvallis!
Breweries, Distilleries, Meaderies & Ciderhouses 2 Towns Ciderhouse
4 Spirits Distillery
McMenamins on Monroe 2001 NW Monroe Ave #106 Corvallis • 541-758-0080
Tasting Tips from 4 Spirts Distillery
Block 15 Restaurant & Brewery
Nectar Creek Meadery
33930 SE Eastgate Circle Corvallis • 541-207-3915
3405 SW Deschutes St Corvallis • 541-368-3195
300 SW Jefferson Ave Corvallis • 541-758-2077
420 NW 3rd St Corvallis • 541-758-6044
500 Main St Philomath • 541-929-2923
Block 15 Brewery & Taproom
Oregon Trail Brewery
Dirt Road Brewing
Depending on the spirit lineup you have selected, we will present you with a tasting tray in the most ideal order possible. Typically, we will sort spirits from lightest to darkest both in color and flavor complexity, separating grain from sugar-based spirits.
Flat Tail Brewing
Sky High Brewing
Look, smell, swirl, smell again, and sip
Long Timber Brewing Company
Marcotte Distilling Company
Vivacity Spirits Distillery
3415 SW Deschutes St Corvallis • 541-752-BEER
1301 Main St • Philomath www.DirtRoadBrewing.com
202 SW 1st St Corvallis • 541-758-2229
180 N 5th St Monroe • 541-847-5705
1732 Main St Philomath • 541-307-0438
341 SW 2nd St Corvallis • 541-758-3527
16558 Alsea Hwy Alsea • 541-740-1606
160 NW Jackson Ave Corvallis • 541-207-3277
720 NE Granger Ave, Bldg. B Corvallis • 541-990-0337 720 NE Granger Ave, Bldg. C Corvallis • 541-286-4285
101 NW Jackson St Corvallis • 541-230-1810 * See maps on Pgs. 40 & 42 for locations.
Aromatics play a huge part in taste. Hold the glass a distance from your nose and inhale gently. A little goes a long way, and highquality spirits can be savored both in smell and flavor. Unlike with wine tasting, avoid sticking your nose too far inside the glass or taking sips that are too quick or too small. Slow and steady is the best method.
Let the spirit fully coat the tongue
Avoid introducing air with the sip and instead, tilt the glass and arch your tongue so the liquid will flow over every flavor sensor. Gently swallow.
Take a break
Drink water between sips and wait until your palate clears a bit to take the next sip. Timing your food and drink may change the tasting experience, depending on what’s on your menu, so keep that in mind as you taste!
Always taste spirits at room temperature
This will ensure the best sensory experience for smell, flavor, and texture.
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A day of Oregon State football is an experience you won’t want to miss. Here in Corvallis, the city comes together to support the Beavers on game day, inviting fans to lose themselves in the splendor of college football. While there are about as many ways to enjoy a Saturday at Reser Stadium as there are Beaver fans, here are a few highlights you’ve got to know about. Are You Ready for Reser? Reser Stadium is one of the most intimate stadiums in the Pac-12 Conference. Its small capacity and up-close seating invites fans to pack in and raise the decibels to an intensity that will get your blood pumping. Constructed in 1953 and renovated since, this is one of college football’s best places to catch a game. Touchdown Tailgate Zone Get to the Truax Indoor Center three hours before kickoff to enjoy an array of regional food and drink, with performances by the Oregon State cheerleaders, dance team, and band.
If grilling your own food is more your speed, join the tailgaters who turn Corvallis into a pigskin party well before the players take the field. Bring your grill and make new friends! Fan Fest, Beaver Walk, and the Iron Man After you’ve had a chance to enjoy the festivities, head over to Fan Fest two hours before kickoff, where you can line the path that the team walks on their way to the field. This traditional Beaver Walk is a must-see for the kids. Fall in with the procession as it goes by, then swing by the east side of the stadium to see the Iron Man statue, which pays tribute to the 1933 squad. If you’re here for a night game, you won’t be disappointed by the glowing football outside this entrance, where a group photo can become a shining memento. All-Day Fun Parking lots open at 7:00 a.m., so grab a spot early before you pick up your tickets up at Gate H, and be among the first to enter the stadium 90 minutes before kickoff. If you’re still hungry, explore food from Qdoba, Dutch Bros., and other specialty options alongside traditional game-day fare. Learn More Online - www.visitcorvallis.com
Know Before You Go Oregon State athletics has instituted a clearbag policy to improve stadium security and provide a more efficient entry process. This policy limits the size and type of allowable bags, but it doesn’t restrict items previously allowed into games. You can get clear bags at the Truax Center, free for season ticket holders, otherwise $10. Civil War and More Immerse yourself in one of college football’s oldest rivalries: the annual Civil War game against the University of Oregon Ducks, played almost every year since 1894. The game alternates annually between Corvallis and Eugene. The winning team’s alumni association takes home the Platypus Trophy, commissioned in 1959, which depicts the egg-laying mammal whose features represent both universities’ mascots. Beyond the Civil War, the Beavers’ 2019 schedule includes home dates with Oklahoma State, Cal Poly, Stanford, Utah, Washington, and Arizona State. Visit www.osubeavers.com for information and tickets.
Festivals & Events JUNE 2019 OSU Commencement June 15 www.oregonstate.edu/events/ commencement
Philomath Music in the Park June 20 Find them on Facebook
Chintimini Chamber Music Festival
ONGOING Corvallis Farmersâ€™ Market Wednesdays & Saturdays Mid April through November 1st and Jackson, 9 am - 1 pm www.locallygrown.org
Corvallis Arts Walk Third Thursday of the month www.corvallisartswalk.com
Corvallis Community Band Concerts in Central Park Second Tuesdays through August www.c-cband.org
Sports Events OSU Athletics www.osubeavers.com
Corvallis Knights Baseball www.corvallisknights.com
MAY 2019 Philomath Music in the Park May 23 Find them on Facebook
Memorial Day Weekend Wine Tasting
July 13 www.philomathcarshow.com
Philomath Music in the Park July 18 Find them on Facebook
da Vinci Days Festival July 19-20 www.davincidays.org
June 21-30 www.chintimini.org
Graand Kinetic Challenge
Marys Peak Trail Run
July 20-21 www.davincidays.org
June 22 www.oregontrailruns.com
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Starker Forests Tour (forests only) July 3, 17 & 31 Seating limited Call for Reservations 800-334-8118
Red, White, and Blues Music, Food, Beer, Fun! July 4th www.rwbcorvallis.com
Starker Forests & Georgia Pacific Mill Tour
July 10 & 24 Seating limited Call for Reservations 800-334-8118
Philomath Frolic & Rodeo July 11-13 Philomathfrolic.org
Philomath Classic Car Show
Philomath Uncorked Wine Walk July 27 www.philomathchamber.org/uncorked
Benton County Fair & Rodeo July 31 www.bentoncountyfair.net
AUGUST 2019 Historic Homes Trolley Tour August - Select Saturdays Reservations Required 800-334-8118 | 541-757-1544
Benton County Fair & Rodeo August 1-3 www.bentoncountyfair.net
Starker Forests & Georgia Pacific Mill Tour August 7 & 21 Seating limited Call for Reservations 800-334-8118
Starker Forests Tour (forests only) August 14 & 28 Seating limited Call for Reservations 800-334-8118
Festivals & Events Philomath Music in the Park August 15 Find them on Facebook
OSU Fall Family Weekend
Annual Clothesline Sale of Art
November 8-10 www.families.oregonstate.edu/familyweekends
August 3 www.clotheslinesale.com
PFR Annual Holiday Craft Fair
SEPTEMBER 2019 Downtown Corvallis Wine Walk
November 2-3 www.philomathfrolic.org
Alpine Annual Holiday Festival
September 7 www.downtowncorvallis.org
November 9 www.alpinecommunity.net/programs/ festival/
Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire
Corvallis Spirits Festival
September 14 & 15 www.shrewfaire.com
Corvallis Fall Festival September 28 & 29 www.corvallisfallfestival.org
November 10 www.4spiritsdistillery.com
Corvallis Lions Club Community Christmas Parade www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/corvallis
Thanksgiving Weekend Wine Tasting
Philomath Open Studios October 19-20, 26-27 www.philomathopenstudios.com
Trick or Treat
MARCH 2020 Downtown Corvallis Wine Walk March 14, 2020 www.downtowncorvallis.org
APRIL 2020 Mudslinger XC MTB Race April 4, 2020 www.mudslingerxc.com
OSU Spring Family Weekend
DECEMBER 2019 Winterâ€™s Eve Corvallis December 6 www.alcorvallis.org/wintersevecorvallis
Corvallis Nativity Festival
October 31 www.downtowncorvallis.org
December 6-10 www.corvallisnativityfestival.org
Trunk or Treat
Pastega Christmas Lights Display
October 31 www.philomathchamber.org
February 2, 2020
Winter 5k Formal
Hell of the Northwest Trail Run October 12 www.oregontrailruns.com
Memorial Day Weekend Wine Tasting www.heartofwillamette.com
JUNE 2020 OSU Commencement
Benton County Fairgrounds
Philomath Christmas Tree Lighting Benton County Historical Museum www.philomathchamber.org
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Arts & Culture
Ready to discover the creative side of Corvallis? Our vibrant arts and culture scene is worth talking about and taking in – enjoy the highlights here. Murals and Photos and Sculptures, Oh My!
When it comes to public art downtown, murals top the list with splashes of color to capture the eye. Throughout Corvallis, you’ll find more than 30 murals, with more soon to come. Learn more about the murals on www.corvallismurals.com and participate in a scavenger hunt by picking up a mural map at the Visitor Center (420 NW 2nd Street).
our monthly Art Walks, happening from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month. Downtown galleries, studios, and arts and crafts stores stay open late for art-related events and demonstrations. Pick up a walking map from any downtown storefront member.
A Night at a Historic Theater
But it doesn’t stop with murals. Take a stroll down Madison Avenue, starting on 8th Street, and you can find more than 25 sculptures, photographs, enamel-on-metal reproductions of poems, and silkscreen prints. End your walk at the Riverfront Commemorative Park for a peaceful break. Need a map to guide your journey? Just ask at the Visitor Center.
What better place to see a show than at a historical theater? Head downtown to see comedians, improv shows, plays, and concerts at the 1913 Majestic Theatre. Catch a classic movie, concert, or special event at the 91-year-old Whiteside Theatre, with a newly restored marquee. And don’t forget the locally owned Darkside Cinema: your go-to for movies and documentaries that you won’t see at your average movie chain.
Monthly Art Walks
Oregon State Arts Community
Speaking of strolls, be sure to catch one of
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the community at Oregon State University, where students showcase their talents in the Marching Band, Chamber Choir, ensembles, solo recitals and more. Locals are treated to a variety of live performances in The LaSells Stewart Center. Find upcoming performances on the University’s events calendar, and on the Visit Corvallis events calendar.
The Corvallis Arts Center
Don’t go home without something special to take with you: the Corvallis Arts Center has a well-stocked gift shop, and a large collection of original works by local artists, so pick out a piece to remember your trip. The Arts Center itself is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, originally built by the Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan in 1889 in Carpenter Gothic style: truly a work of art in and of itself.
Performing Arts Venues Chamber Music Corvallis www.chambermusiccorvallis.org
Heart of the Valley Children’s Choir www.hvcchoirs.com
Chintimini Chamber Music www.chintimini.org
LaSells Stewart Center www.oregonstate.edu/lasells
Corvallis OSU Symphony Orchestra www.cosusymphony.org
Majestic Theatre www.majestic.org
Corvallis Repertory Singers www.repsing.org
OSU Music Department www.liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/ school-arts-and-communication/ music
Corvallis Youth Symphony www.cysassoc.org
OSU Theatre Department www.oregonstate.edu/dept/theatre
Art in the Valley 209 SW Second St Corvallis • 541-752-0811 www.artinthevalley.net
The Arts Center 700 SW Madison Ave Corvallis • 541-754-1551 www.theartscenter.net
Benton County Historical Museum 1101 Main Street Philomath • 541-929-6230 www.bentoncountymuseum.org
The Little Gallery 210 Kidder Hall Corvallis Oregon State University
THEATRE The Majestic Theatre is a thriving cultural hub located in the heart of downtown Corvallis focused on supporting the creative energy of our local community!
Fairbanks Gallery 106 Fairbanks Hall Corvallis • 541-737-5009 www.oregonstate.edu/ fairbanksgallery Giustina Gallery LaSells Stewart Center 875 SW 26th St Corvallis • 541-737-2402 www.oregonstate.edu/lasells/gallery Memorial Union Concourse Gallery 26th St & SW Jefferson Way Corvallis • 541-737-6371 www.mu.oregonstate.edu/art-gallery
THE MAJESTIC THEATRE 115 SW 2ND ST., CORVALLIS
Pegasus Gallery 341 SW Second St Corvallis • 541-757-0042
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The Corvallis Museum Where can you go to experience the intersection of art, local history, and architecture? More importantly – where can you meet Bruce the Moose? At the Corvallis Museum, of course! Founded by the Benton County Historical Society, the museum brings culture to life with galleries and displays drawing from two collections containing over 120,000 artifacts, including photographs, historical documents, textiles and clothing, farm implements, scientific instruments, and personal possessions. Even the building itself is an interpretation of the timehonored masonry you can see throughout our downtown. Explore our local heritage and culture. Experience exhibitions and programming that inspire an appreciation for our region’s history. Encounter artifacts directly and go beyond textbooks to understand their stories in a new and personal way. The Corvallis Museum holds two collections of diverse objects: the Benton County Historical Society Collection, focusing on
local artifacts, and the Horner Collection, an eclectic collection of artifacts, natural history, technology, and culture from around the world. Thanks to the vastness and variety of these collections, guests can look forward to a new experience with every visit. From art to costumes and textiles, to manuscripts and archives, to images and more, the Corvallis Museum offers historical and natural treasures, both local and global. As for local celebrity and former star attraction Bruce the Moose, we’re happy to say he’s returned from a long hibernation to enjoy a place of honor in the museum lobby, where he’ll be greeting visitors to the museum. Stop by and say hi to Bruce in early 2020, when the Corvallis Museum will open its doors to the many wonders that await you inside.
Live Entertainment Venues 2 Towns Ciderhouse 33930 SE Eastgate Circle Angry Beaver Sports Grill 349 SW 4th St Bombs Away Café 2527 NW Monroe Ave Corvallis Sports Park 175 SW Twin Oaks Circle Demaggio’s New York Pizza 151 SW Monroe Ave #102 Downtown Swing Dance 223 SW 2nd St Downward Dog 130 SW 1st St Greenberry Tavern 29974 OR 99-W Imagine Coffee 5460 Philomath Blvd Impulse Bar & Grill 1425 NW Monroe Ave Interzone 1563 NW Monroe Ave Old World Deli 341 SW 2nd St Papa’s Pizza 1030 SW 3rd St Peacock Bar & Grill 125 SW 2nd St
Corvallis Experiments in Noise If you’re looking for an eclectic music scene, you’re in the right place. Corvallis offers a variety of live music at our local watering holes – such as Corvallis Experiments in Noise, a project that features musicians from all over the West Coast. “Noise” is a genre that embraces experimental, avant-garde, drone, free jazz, and more. Melodies range from discordant sounds like abrasive distortion to calming, ambient soundscapes, often created from found items or scavenged instruments. A Corvallis Experiments in Noise show might include five to ten bands or musicians, along with clowns, puppet shows, and performance art.
That’s not all you can find in the Corvallis music scene, of course. Folk and jazz are particularly popular here; we also have bands performing rock, country, punk, hip hop, and plenty of other musical styles, too. To find the live music you like best, go to www.VisitCorvallis.com and take a look at our events calendar. Learn More Online - www.visitcorvallis.com
The LaSells Stewart Center 875 SW 26th St The Arts Center 700 SW Madison Ave
Movie Houses & Cinemas AMC Theater 750 NE Circle Blvd Darkside Cinema 215 SW 4th St Regal Cinemas 1750 NW 9th St Whiteside Theatre 361 SW Madison Ave
The Great Outdoors
Birding, biking, and hiking – if you love the outdoors, you’re going to love Corvallis. Wings
William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge has taken a lot of care to provide a winter habitat for migrating dusky Canada geese, and it shows. With over 5,000 acres of protected land, it offers views of these nomadic fowl all winter – as well as many other native species year-round. Other birding hot spots nearby include the E.E. Wilson Wildlife Area, Chip Ross Park and Avery Park, Mardi’s Meadow, the JacksonFrazier Wetland, and the Beazell Memorial Forest. Looking for birding field trips? Check in with the Corvallis Audubon Society.
Did you know that Corvallis has over 60 miles of bike trails in and outside of town? Take your pick of paved and unpaved trails
for access to beautiful natural areas and panoramic views of the Valley. For helpful tips, ask for trail suggestions at a local bike shop, or inquire at our Visitor Center at 420 NW 2nd Street.
Speaking of climbs, are you ready for Marys Peak? Our neighboring mountain is the highest point in the Coastal Range. Here, on a clear day, you can look east all the way to the Cascades, and west, to the ocean.
Your off-road adventure begins at Bald Hill Natural Area. Three separate parking lots lead to paved trails that branch out to single-track paths, connecting Fitton Green, Oak Creek, and Cardwell Hill Road Trail, where you’re liable to see deer, and many species of birds.
If it’s city riding you prefer? There are 20 miles of paved multi-use paths here in town, with lots of wide-shoulder roads with light traffic. Depending on the route you choose, you can find flat streets, rolling hills, or challenging climbs such as Sulphur Springs Road. Visit Corvallis
If you prefer two feet to two wheels, we’re pleased to say there are more than 50 great hikes nearby. Take a walk through town to tour our distinctive historic districts, alley art, and riverfront. Take a trip to the nearby Peavy Arboretum, the gateway to the McDonald Research Forest. Or visit the astonishing Starker Forests, only minutes from town. Need hiking info? Just ask at our Visitor Center, or pick your trail on www.therighttrail.org.
Explore Corvallis on Two Wheels
One of the best ways to experience Corvallis is by bike. Looking to commune with nature? Check out our singletrack mountain bike trails. In the mood for a leisurely ride? Pedal along the scenic paths winding all through town. Just want a way to get around? Rent a bike and turn yourself loose. By Danielle Joy Jarkowsky
Trail riders can rent mountain bikes at Peak Sports, or “Peak” as the locals call it, located downtown at 135 NW 2nd Street. The store also offers city cruisers for adults and kids, as well as the oh-so-romantic tandem bike. Rates range from $20 an hour (city bikes) to $450 per week (mountain bikes), with day rentals priced in between. Make a reservation by calling 541-754-6444, or just drop into Peak during business hours. Bring your credit or debit card, sign a waiver, and you’re good to go. If spur-of-the-moment cruising is more your style, keep an eye out for Zagster’s Pedal Corvallis Bikeshare stations, sprinkled throughout town. There’s one at the public transit center on the corner of 5th and Monroe, for example, and another at Oregon State University.
Zagster rentals are $1 per half hour (first come, first served), maxing out at $18 per day, and you can rent them via SMS text or by downloading the Zagster app (visit www.zagster.com/pedalcorvallis for details). The bikes are all sized for adults (sorry kids!), with a builtin locking system. Helmets are not provided, so either bring your own or rent one from Peak. When you’re all done, just return the bike to your nearest Zagster station. Oh, and if you want bike maps, we’ve got ‘em. Just ask at any bike shop or the Visitor Center, or go online to City of Corvallis, Visit Corvallis, Map My Ride, or AllTrails for local cyclist info. Have fun out there!
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Hiking in Corvallis
Corvallis is a great place for hiking, with miles of multi-use trails throughout Corvallis and Benton County. Follow them through sunlit forests into wildflower meadows, up mountains, through parks and natural areas, to national wildlife refuges, and beyond. With so many lovely (and challenging!) trails to pick from, it can be hard to know where to start. Don’t worry, we have a few ideas to get you started. McDonald, Dunn, and Peavy
If you had to limit yourself to just one choice, why not make it a threefer. McDonald Forest, Dunn Forest, and Peavy Arboretum offer a vast network of hiking trails, leading through mature forests full of birds and wildlife, along creeks and rivers, and past lakes and ponds. Some of the most popular – and longest – trails are the Dan’s Trails, which meander their way two and a half miles from Chip Ross Park, through McDonald Forest, to the top of Dimple Hill. Your reward? A stunning view of Corvallis and the Cascades. If that sounds like a bit more than you’ve bargained for, don’t worry. Turn to Peavy Arboretum for easier hikes, including the Discovery Trail: a one-mile walk through a variety of forest types, perfect for folks looking for a quick jaunt.
Bald Hill Natural Area
If you want easy, short hikes that pay off with amazing views, think Bald Hill. Plus, it’s dogfriendly! So, if you’ve got a furry friend you need to wear out, this is a great place to do it.
One of the most popular routes in this trail system is Mardi’s Meadow Interpretive Trail, which is about a third of a mile long on fairly level gravel, leading through Oregon white oak woodlands, prairies, and oak savannas, with educational markers along the way. Another favorite is the West Summit Trail, leading about a half a mile through mixed canopy forest. And once you reach the summit, you get a breathtaking view of Corvallis and the Willamette Valley.
Alsea Falls Recreation Area
If you don’t mind a 45-minute drive south, put Alsea Falls on your map. Running through Oregon’s beautiful Coast Range, the Alsea River splits into the South Fork before cascading down a 30-foot drop. Hike through old-growth Douglas fir and western red cedar forests shading the way along miles of hiking and biking trails – such as the Green Peak Falls Trail, which leads just over a mile through McBee Park. There you’ll find Green Peak Falls, tumbling down a 45foot drop into Green Peak River, a tributary of the Alsea. Visit Corvallis
For a challenge, you can tackle the Hard Rock Trail: a three-and-a-half-mile trek with a 1,000-foot elevation gain that takes you along Fall Creek before offering several trail options to return you to the recreation area. If you want to spend a few days exploring all the fun in the Alsea Falls Recreation Area, stay a while! It has a variety of campsites, including single and group sites, with amenities including drinking water and vault toilets. Camping fees range from $12 to $20. The day-use fee is $5.
Get All the Info
It’s one thing to know we’ve got trails, another to find them, and still another to know for sure you’re prepared for what awaits. With that in mind, visit The Right Trail website as your first stop. It’s a trail system website put together by folks here in Linn and Benton Counties, with usage hours, trailhead locations, tips, and more. Of course, feel free to stop by our Visitor Center or check www.VisitCorvallis.com for more information about hiking in the area, too.
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Ten “Must-See” Stops Along the Marys Peak to Pacific Scenic Byway
Winding over the hills from Corvallis to Waldport, the Marys Peak to Pacific Scenic Byway is a must for history buffs, outdoor enthusiasts, and pie-lovers alike. Whether you’re looking for adventure or a cozy café, this route has something fun for you. The Benton County Courthouse, Corvallis
Still in use today, the courthouse was completed in 1889 in an Italianate architectural style. If you want to explore more historic architecture, walking maps of the area can be found at the Visitor Center located at 420 NW 2nd Street.
The William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge
This refuge is part of the National Wildlife Refuge System. It’s home to a wide variety of birds, mammals, and reptiles, including Roosevelt Elk. Visit www.fws.gov for more information.
Benton County Historical Museum, Philomath
Ever changing exhibits. Total Collection of 120,000 artifacts. The Cockrell Quilt collection. WWII-era family movies. Catch a friendly glimpse of Oregon’s past, and explore lots to see and learn.
Softstar Shoes, Philomath
Local leather artisans offer visitors tours of their shoe production process; stop by and learn about working with fine leather. Visit www. softstarshoes.com/how-made to see a sneak peek.
Welcome to the highest mountain in the Coastal Range at 4,097 feet, where you can see panoramic views of the countryside and stroll through Oregon’s only alpine meadow! Day-use and overnight camping facilities are available. Learn more at the USDA Forest Service website.
John Boys Alsea Mercantile, Alsea
Located at 180 E. Main Street in Alsea, Oregon, this angler’s treasure trove is stocked with a little bit of everything, including an impressive fishing tackle section.
Deb’s Café, Alsea
Looking for comfort food and pies? This little café is famous for those. Use their online menu to order to-go, or stay a spell and have lunch with the locals.
Alsea Falls Recreation Area
These picturesque falls are reached by a trail that winds beneath Douglas firs and vine maples. Hungry for a picnic? Facilities are available.
Hayden Covered Bridge
Pause on your journey to stretch your legs, and appreciate the fine craftsmanship of this bright white covered bridge – still in use today!
Alsea Bay Historic Interpretive Center, Waldport
Enjoy exhibits about the artistic bridges of the Oregon Coast. Afterward, enjoy clamming and crabbing demonstrations from the naturalists at Oregon State Park on the flats below. Visit www. TravelOregon.com to learn more. From town, to mountain, to ocean, there are plenty of hidden gems to discover on the Marys Peak to Pacific Scenic Byway.
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From Farms to
Flowers Visit Corvallis
Savor fresh food and fresh air, while meeting and helping to care for Paco the donkey, sheep, goats, chickens, and others.
If you’ve ever longed to be surrounded by ponies, lambs, and a few chickens, Corvallis might be just the destination you’re looking for. Our quaint college town, with its rich Willamette Valley soils and mild climate, is a food and farm lover’s playground.
Farm Life, Farm Stay
Ever experienced the simple pleasures of farm life? Try a visit to Leaping Lamb Farm Stay in Alsea, Oregon, offering overnight stays in a private farm cottage and farmhouse. Savor fresh food and fresh air, while meeting and helping to care for Paco the donkey, sheep, goats, chickens, and others. (Oh, and those twinkling lights you see at the edge of the forest? They might just be the fairies that live nearby.) If you want to stay closer to Corvallis, consider camping at Midway Farm in the spring and summer, and enjoy organic fruits, vegetables, honey, jams, jellies, and organic flowers while you’re at it. For winter excursions, come back in late November or early December for a stay at Donovan Guest Houses, located on a Christmas tree farm at the edge of Corvallis, where you can make a family tradition of choosing and cutting down your own Christmas tree here in the Willamette Valley.
Luncheons, Workshops, and Guided Tours
Visit the Thyme Garden throughout the summer for guided luncheon tours, workshops, and special events. Explore the display gardens to experience over 700 varieties of useful herb plants from around the world, and bring home your choice of organically grown herb seed and plants, bulk dried herbs, teas, and seasonings.
Fresh Air Farmers’ Market
If you’re here on a Wednesday or Saturday from April through November, you’re in luck. Head downtown for the Corvallis Farmers’ Market from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and experience the fullness, bounty, and energy of the scene. Vendors showcase their wares under fluttering banners listing their nearby locations and sustainable practices. Visitors sample foods from producers such as Old Blue Raw Honey, which offers unique varietals with names like Meadow Foam and Poison Oak. (Old Blue has a tasting room and event space off Highway 34, near Philomath, too – look for the giant bee painting on the big garage doors.) Shoppers eagerly ask questions and load up their bags with fresh, responsiblygrown food, while children frolic and musicians play live music.
Hungry for flavor? The seasonal restaurant at Gathering Together Farm (open April through November) is a must. Guests are treated to dishes such as delicata squash soup, wood-fired chicken and dumplings with green beans, sweet corn, and radicchio. The organic
farm grows a wide array of produce sold at farmers markets around the state and in its store. Thirsty? Hidden amid the deep green firs of our nearby national forest is Siuslaw Brewing, crafting beers from home-grown hops and barley, as well as cider from their own apple trees. The brewery is generally open from noon to 5:00 p.m., but send a quick text to (541) 740-1606 before you stop by.
Stroll and Shop: Nurseries and Gardens
If your path takes you toward Philomath, make a stop at Shonnard’s Nursery for beautiful flowers, gardening supplies, and great advice. If you’re wandering closer to Corvallis, try Garland Nursery, a familyowned business offering quality plants and supplies for over 80 years. Then there’s GreenGable Garden, which grows daffodils, tulips, irises, peonies, lilies, dahlias and sunflowers, all for sale in the garden shop. Go in June to pick strawberries, and enjoy majestic views of Marys Peak while you munch. Come back in September and October to explore the pumpkin patch and straw maze – and be sure to get a photo in the Cinderella Pumpkin Carriage, too! Another farm to put on your itinerary is Davis Family Farms on Highway 20, between Corvallis and Albany. Visit in the spring and summer for hanging baskets and farm-grown strawberries. In the fall, take a hayride through the pumpkin fields and participate in lots of other fun harvest-time activities. Davis Family Farms can help you decorate in December, too, with local fresh-cut Christmas trees, wreaths, swags and garlands.
Where Goat Yoga Began
Fun fact: Corvallis is where Goat Yoga got its start. Founder Lainey Morse still lives in Benton County, offering private events focusing on topics such as corporate health and wellness and team bonding. How fun would it be to arrange a goat yoga happy hour?
Where Amazing Flavors are Born
Corvallis is the proud home of Oregon State University, which is widely recognized as a leading center in agriculture and forestry. In fact, the University’s fermentation science program, dairy research center, and wine research institute are where many of Oregon’s finest artisan food and beverage makers started. Simply put, Corvallis is where the makers of our region’s most enticing flavors come to learn their craft. (Visit www.agsci.oregonstate.edu for more information about the College of Agricultural Science.)
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LOCAL DINING Foodies, Alert! Castor & The Dizzy Hen Await Fantastic eating, here we come. From downhome meals in old-school diners to upscale plates in trendy hotspots, the Corvallis area has much to offer the serious food-lover. One of those cozy diners to put on your radar is The Dizzy Hen, a breakfast and lunch restaurant in nearby Philomath. Run by JC Mersmann, former chef at Gathering Together Farm, The Dizzy Hen specializes in farm-totable meals made from scratch with fresh, locally sourced ingredients.
Castor opens its doors exclusively for dinner, but your day of anticipation is worth the wait. General Manager Evan Deffenbacher, and Executive Chef Danielle Lewis, keep the menu hyper-local and super fresh: the food on your plate is harvested that day from farms in our area.
Sit down in The Dizzy Hen’s homey dining room and order up traditional breakfasts like bacon, eggs, and hash browns, or treat yourself to something a bit more extravagant – like a vegan hash with mushrooms, broccoli, zucchini, and curried green lentil cake.
As for the cuisine, the plates showcase a variety of influences: classic French and European, Creole, and Pacific Northwest, with recipes that have been passed down from parents and grandparents. Who’s hungry for some filet mignon, pork chops, shrimp and grits, or a heaping plate of seasonal vegetables, made with love?
The lunch menu rotates weekly depending on what’s in season, but it’s safe to say you’re going to encounter delectable plates of vegetables, fish, pork loin, risottos, and fried chicken. Later in the day, you’ll be hunting for dinner. Perhaps your explorations will take you to Castor, a downtown Corvallis restaurant situated on the upscale and trendy end of the bell curve.
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Mind you, these two restaurants are just the beginning. We have a wide array of culinary experiences for you here, including Japanese, Indian, Middle Eastern, Southwestern, farm-to-table, sushi made with seafood fresh from Newport, Oregon, and so much more. Revel in foodie bliss with us!
the local dining guide
Panera Bread 335 NW 4th St Corvallis • 541-738-8277 $$-$$$ CHINESE Blue Sky 5275 SW Philomath Blvd Corvallis • 541-752-7528 $$-$$$ China Blue Restaurant 2307 NW 9th St Corvallis • 541-757-8088 $$-$$$ Cheap Eats $ Mid Range $$–$$$ Fine Dining $$$$ (per TripAdvisor) ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLAND Koriander 215 SW 3rd St Corvallis • 541-286-4157 $$-$$$ Local Boyz Hawaiian Cafe 1425 NW Monroe Ave Corvallis • 541-754-5338 $
Queen’s Chopstick 2329 NW Kings Blvd Corvallis • 541-758-9166 $$-$$$ BAKERY Benny’s Donuts 116 NW 3rd St Corvallis • 541-754-4006 $ New Morning Bakery 219 SW 2nd St Corvallis • 541-754-0181 $$-$$$
China Delight 325 NW 2nd St Corvallis • 541-753-3753 $$-$$$ Jade Garden 503 SW 3rd St Corvallis • 541-752-7455 $$-$$$ New China Buffet 1720 NW 9th St Corvallis • 541-752-3589 $
DELI & SANDWICH SHOPS Baguette 121 SW 3rd St Corvallis • 541-752-9960 $ First Alternative Co-op Deli 1007 SE 3rd St Corvallis • 541-753-3115 $$-$$$ Francesco’s Gelato Cafe 208 SW 2nd St Corvallis • 541-752-1326 $$-$$$ Jimmy John’s 1557 NW Monroe Ave 1830 NW 9th St Corvallis $ Togo’s Great Sandwiches 2317 NW 9th St Corvallis • 541-753-1444 $
Panda Express 1822 NW 9th St Corvallis • 541-758-8999 $
University Hero 211 SW 5th St Corvallis • 541-754-7827 $
The Show - True Chinese Food 1915 NW 9th St Corvallis • 541-207-3823 $$-$$$
FAMILY DINING Applebee’s 1915 NE Four Acre Pl Corvallis • 541-758-2204 $$-$$$
COFFEE & TEA Allan’s Coffee & Tea 2541 NW Monroe Ave Corvallis $
Bellhop 150 SW Madison Ave Corvallis • 541-207-3448 $$-$$$
Coffee Culture 2499 NW Kings Blvd 1195 NW Kings Blvd 2215 NW 9th St 363 SW Jefferson Ave Corvallis $ Interzone 1563 NW Monroe Ave Corvallis • 541-754-5965 $$-$$$
Tried & True Coffee Company 160 SW Madison Ave 120 SW Cummings Ave Corvallis $$-$$$
Wise Cracks Cafe 119 SW 3rd St Corvallis • 541-738-9655 $$-$$$ Courtyard Marriott Bistro 400 SW 1st St Corvallis • 541-753-0199 $$-$$$ The Dizzy Hen 1247 Main Street Philomath • 541-307-0472 $$-$$$
Elmer’s 1115 NW 9th St Corvallis • 541-757-6690 $$-$$$
Shari’s Restaurant 1117 NW 9th St Corvallis • 541-754-8240 $$-$$$ Tommy’s 4th St Bar & Grill 350 SW 4th St Corvallis • 541-754-7622 $$-$$$
Gathering Together Farm 25159 Grange Hall Rd Philomath • 541-929-4270 $$-$$$
FAST FOOD Burgerville 2300 NW 9th St Corvallis • 541-360-3181 $$-$$$
Hilton Garden Inn Stadium Grill 2500 SW Western Blvd Corvallis • 541-752-5000 $$-$$$
FINE DINING del Alma Restaurant & Bar 136 SW Washington Ave Corvallis • 541-753-2222 $$$$
Laughing Planet 127 NW 2nd St Corvallis • 541-286-4048 $$-$$$
Castor Kitchen & Bar 458 SW Madison Ave Corvallis • 541-231-3322 $$$$
Magenta 137 SW 2nd St Corvallis • 541-758-3494 $$-$$$
FRENCH Le Patissier 956 NW Circle Blvd Corvallis • 541-752-1785 $$-$$$
Mazama Brewing Co. 101 NW Jackson Ave Corvallis • 541-230-1810 $$-$$$ Murphy’s Restaurant 118 NW Jackson Ste 102 Corvallis • 541-738-7600 $$-$$$
GLUTEN FREE (100%) Eats & Treats Café 1644 Main Street Philomath • 541-307-0225 $$-$$$
GREEK/MEDITERRANEAN Alley Gyros 121 SW 3rd St Corvallis • 541-844-8118 $ INDIAN Evergreen Indian Restaurant 136 SW 3rd St Corvallis • 541-754-7944 $$-$$$ Nirvana Indian Restaurant 2309 NW Kings Blvd Corvallis • 541-738-6104 $$-$$$ ITALIAN 2 Stones Trattoria 2333 NW Kings Blvd Corvallis • 541-207-3533 $$-$$$ DeMaggio’s Pizza 151 NW Monroe St Corvallis • 541-360-3138 $$-$$$ Pastini Pastaria 1580 NW 9th St Corvallis • 541-257-2579 $$-$$$ The Old Spaghetti Factory 603 NW 2nd St Corvallis • 541-738-7877 $$-$$$ JAPANESE Aomatsu 122 NW 3rd St Corvallis • 541-752-1410 $$-$$$
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Eats & Treats Café Gluten Free (100%) 1644 Main Street Philomath • 541-307-0225 $$-$$$
Tokyo Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar 250 SW 3rd St Corvallis • 541-754-7508 $$-$$$ KOREAN Koriander 215 SW 3rd St Corvallis • 541-286-4157 $$-$$$ MEDITERRANEAN Crystal’s King of Falafel 1425 NW Monroe Ave Corvallis • 541-752-6403 $ Al Jebal 2240 SW 3rd St Corvallis • 541-207-3478 $$-$$$ Little Morocco 517 SW 2nd St, #104 Corvallis • 541-286-4171 $ MEXICAN Baja Fresh 845 NW 9th St Corvallis • 541-452-1010 $
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Delicias Valley Café 933 NW Circle Blvd Corvallis • 541-753-0599 $$-$$$
Qdoba Mexican Grill 2001 NW Monroe Ave Corvallis • 541-757-2800 $
El Sol De Mexico 1597 NW 9th St Corvallis • 541-752-9299 $$-$$$
Riva’s Taco Shop 360 NW 5th St Corvallis • 541-752-2422 $
Ixtapa 1702 Main St Philomath • 541-929-5137 $$-$$$
Taco Vino 151 NW Monroe Ave Corvallis • 541-243-8128 $$-$$$
La Rockita 1413 Main St Philomath • 541-929-7477 $
Taqueria Alonzo 922 NW Kings Blvd Corvallis • 541-207-3602 $
La Rockita 1416 NW 9th St 370 SW Western Blvd Corvallis $
Tacovore 2503 NW Kings Blvd Corvallis • 541-360-3919 $$-$$$
Mexico Lindo 5228 SW Philomath Blvd Corvallis • 541-752-0201 $$-$$$
PIZZA American Dream Pizza Downtown 214 SW 2nd St Corvallis • 541-753-7373 $$-$$$
American Dream Pizza Near OSU 2525 NW Monroe Ave Corvallis • 541-757-1713 $$-$$$ Cibelli’s Pizza 820 NW 9th St Corvallis • 541-286-4311 $$-$$$ Cirello’s Pizza 919 NW Circle Blvd Corvallis • 541-754-9199 $$-$$$ DeMaggio’s Pizza 151 NW Monroe St Corvallis • 541-360-3138 $$-$$$ Figaro’s Pizza 1411 Main St Philomath • 541-929-5082 $-$$ FireWorks Restaurant & Bar 1115 SE 3rd St Corvallis • 541-754-6958 $$-$$$
Izzy’s 2475 NW 9th St Corvallis • 541-757-1156 $$-$$$ Papa’s Pizza Parlor 1030 SW 3rd St Corvallis • 541-757-2727 $$-$$$ Woodstock’s Pizza Parlor 1045 NW Kings Blvd Corvallis • 541-752-5151 $$-$$$ BARS, BREWERIES, PUBS, SPORTS BARS & TAVERNS 4 Spirits Distillery 3405 SW Deschutes St Corvallis • 541-368-3195 $$-$$$ Block 15 Restaurant & Brewery 300 SW Jefferson Ave Corvallis • 541-758-2077 $$-$$$
Squirrel’s Tavern 100 SW 2nd St Corvallis • 541-753-8057 $$-$$$ Vinwood Taphouse 1736 Main St Philomath • 541-307-0457 $$-$$$ THAI Tarntip Thai Cuisine 2535 NW Monroe Ave Corvallis • 541-757-8906 $$-$$$ Thai Chili 1425 NW Monroe Ave Corvallis • 541-738-0848 $$-$$$ Block 15 Tap Room 3415 SW Deschutes St Corvallis • 541-752-2337 $$-$$$
Impulse Bar & Grill 1425 NW Monroe Corvallis • 541-230-1114 $
Bomb’s Away Café 2527 NW Monroe Ave Corvallis • 541-757-7221 $
Mazama Brewing Co. 101 NW Jackson Ave Corvallis • 541-230-1810 $$-$$$
Buffalo Wild Wings 1820 NW 9th St Corvallis • 541-207-3066 $$-$$$
McMenamin’s 420 NW 3rd St & 2001 NW Monroe Ave Corvallis $$-$$$
Caves Bier & Kitchen 308 SW 3rd St Corvallis • 541-286-4473 $$-$$$ Clodfelter’s 1501 NW Monroe Ave Corvallis • 541-758-4452 $ Downward Dog 2305 NW Monroe Corvallis $$-$$$ Flat Tail Brewing 202 SW 1st St Corvallis • 541-758-2229 $$-$$$ Harrison Bar & Grill 550 NW Harrison Blvd Corvallis • 541-754-1017 $
Woodsman Dining 529 Main St Philomath • 541-929-4500 $$-$$$ VIETNAMESE Baguette Vietnamese Sandwiches 121 SW 3rd St Corvallis • 541-752-9960 $ Kim Hoa’s Kitchen 1875 NW Circle Blvd Corvallis • 541-754-9751 $
Murphy’s Restaurant & Lounge 118 NW Jackson, Ste 102 Corvallis • 541-738-7600 $$-$$$
VEGETARIAN Café Yumm 2001 NW Monroe Ave Corvallis • 541-757-9866 $
Nectar Creek 500 Main St Philomath • 541-929-2923 $$-$$$
Nearly Normals Gonzo Cuisine 109 NW 15th St Corvallis • 541-753-0791 $$-$$$
Old World Deli & Oregon Trail Brewery 341 SW 2nd St Corvallis • 541-752-8549 $ Peacock Bar & Grill 125 SW 2nd St Corvallis • 541-754-8522 $ Sky High Brewing 160 NW Jackson Ave Corvallis • 541-207-3277 $$-$$$
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Locally owned and operated in Corvallis since 1962, and now in Eugene, The Clothes Tree provides exceptional quality merchandise and excellent customer service for all ages and sizes.
Oh sure, you could buy just about anything online, but with shopping like ours, why would you? Downtown Corvallis is chock-full of local shops, independent bookstores, clothing boutiques, and “where did you get that?!” jewelry. Meet up with a friend, spend an hour or two catching up, laugh as you browse the stores, and grab a cup of java or a sweet treat from a locally-owned cafe. Our community places a lot of importance on small-scale, sustainable production, a value
you’ll see reflected in many of our retailers’ offerings. Of course, there are plenty of other shopping opportunities throughout town as well, with trendy local shops sprinkled alongside major retail outlets. As for parking, you can find metered and free 2-3 hour street side parking throughout the core of downtown, available from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. For
longer daytime outings, use one of our free downtown parking lots. There are three of them: between Monroe and Madison on 2nd Street, between Madison and Jefferson on 2nd Street, and between Jefferson and Adams on 3rd Street. Come see what treasures await!
Starker Forests, Inc.
“Family owned forest management since 1936”
We welcome visitors to explore our actively managed forests.
Wonderful Women’s Clothing Jewelry & Gifts
145 NW 2nd St. at Jackson • Open 7 Days
Get a free permit for hiking, biking, hunting or horseback riding.
Take a self-guided walk at our interpretive tail near Blodgett, or join us for a Wednesday guided tour in the months of July & August.
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Courtyard by Marriott 400 SW 1st St • Corvallis
Galaxie Motel 104 S. 20th St • Philomath
Hilton Garden Inn 2500 SW Western Blvd • Corvallis
Holiday Inn Express on the River 781 NE 2nd St • Corvallis
541-752-0800 • 888-465-4329 www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/ us/en/corvallis/cvoor/hoteldetail
Rodeway Inn 345 NW 2nd St • Corvallis
541-752-9601 • 800-553-2666 Call for info
Super 8 on the River 407 NW 2nd St • Corvallis
541-758-8088 • 800-800-8000 www.wyndhamhotels.com/super-8/ corvallis-oregon
University Inn 350 SW 4th St • Corvallis
541-753-4496 • 800-898-4496 www.universityinncorvallis.com
Bluebird Hill Farm B&B 25059 Larson Rd • Monroe
Hanson Country Inn 795 SW Hanson St • Corvallis
Alder Creek Guest Cottage 7920 NW Skillings Dr • Corvallis
Brooklane Cottage 1923 SW Brooklane Dr • Corvallis
Corvallis Depot Suites 700 SW Washington Ave • Corvallis
541-754-6506 • 877-754-6506 www.corvallisdepot.com
Corvallis WestEnd Suite 1052 NW Polk Ave • Corvallis
Donovan Guest Houses 5720 SW Donovan Pl • Corvallis
Fairfield Farm Cottage 29204 Lakeside Dr. • Corvallis
Fernwood Circle Guest Houses 1110 NW Fernwood Cir • Corvallis
Hanson Country Inn, Cottage 795 SW Hanson St • Corvallis
Leaping Lamb Farm Stay 20368 Honey Grove Rd • Alsea Cottage & Farmhouse
Lewisburg Guest Suite 1645 NW Lewisburg Ave • Corvallis
Van Buren Court 620 NW Van Buren • Corvallis
541-602-1515 (text or call) www.vanburencourt.com
Comfort Suites Corvallis 1730 NW 9th St • Corvallis
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Best Western Plus Prairie Inn 1100 Price Rd • Albany
541-758-8571 • 877-55-MANOR www.bestwestern.com/corvallis
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Best Western Corvallis 925 NW Garfield Ave • Corvallis
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park
*More camping information below
18. Benton Oaks RV & Campground (1E)
B&B & OTHER OPTIONS 10. Hanson Country Inn (2F) 11. Brooklane Cottage (2G) 12. Corvallis Depot Suites (3F) 13. Corvallis West End Suite (3E) 14. Donovan Guest Houses (1F) 15. Fernwood Circle Guest Houses (2D) 16. Hanson Country Inn, Cottage (2F) 17. Van Buren Court (3E) 28. Fairﬁeld Farm Cottage (3H)
HOTELS & MOTELS 1. Best Western Corvalis (4D) 2. Comfort Suites Corvallis (4D) 3. Courtyard by Marriott (3F) 4. Galaxie Motel (1G) 5. Hilton Garden Inn (3F) 6. Holiday Inn Express on the River (4E) 7. Rodeway Inn (4E) 8. Super 8 on the River (4E) 9. University Inn (3F)
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19. 4 Spirits Distillery (3H) 20. Block 15 Restaurant & Brewery (3F) 21. Block 15 Brewery & Taproom (3H) 22. Flat Tail Brewing (4F) 23. Mazama Brewing (4E) 24. McMennamin’s Downtown (4E) 25. McMennamin’s on Monroe (3E) 26. Oregon Trail Brewery (3E) 27. Sky High Brewing (4F)
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Starker Arts Park
Irish Bend Covered Bridge
Benton Oaks RV & Campground 110 SW 53rd St. â€¢ Corvallis 541-766-6521 www.bentoncountyfair.net/p/benton-oaks-rv
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13. Long Timber Brewing Co. (2H) 14. Marcotte Distilling Co. (2F) 15. Nectar Creek Meadery (2F)
3. Alder Creek Guest Cottage (2E)
4. Leaping Lamb Farm Stay (1G)
5. Lewisburg Guest Suite (3D)
38. Tyee Wine Cellars (2F)
37. Treos (3C)
36. TeBri Vineyards & Lavender (2H)
35. Sweet Earth Vineyards (2H)
34. Springhill Cellars (3D)
33. Spindrift Cellars (2F)
32. Silver Coyote Estates Winery (2H)
31. Redgate Vineyard (3B)
30. Pheasant Court Winery (2E)
29. Panache Cellars (2E)
28. Namaste Vineyards (3B)
27. Lumos Wine Co. (2E)
26. Harris Bridge Vineyard (2E)
25. Emerson Vineyards (3C)
24. Cardwell Hill Cellars (2E)
23. Broadley Vineyards (3H)
22. Bluebird Hill Cellars (2H)
21. Benton Lane Winery (2H)
20. Ankeny Vineyard & Winery (4B)
19. Airlie Winery (3C)
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10. Salmonberry Park & Campground (1G)
9. Marys Peak Campground (1F)
8. Alsea Falls Campground (2G)
7. Alsea Guard Station (1G)
6. Albany/Corvallis KOA (3E)
18. Vivacity Spirits (D3)
17. Spiritopia (D3)
16. Siuslaw Brewing (1G)
12. Dirt Road Brewing (2E)
2. Bluebird Hill Farm B&B (2H)
11. 2 Towns Ciderhouse (3E)
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1. Best Western Plus Prairie Inn (D4)
Salmonberry Park & Campground 16699 Salmonberry Rd • Alsea 541-766-6871 https://properties.camping.com/salmonberry-campground/reservations
Marys Peak Campground 541-750-7000 www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/Siuslaw
Alsea Falls Campground 503-375-5646 www.recreation.gov/camping/campgrounds/255205
Alsea Guard Station 18391 Alsea Hwy • Alsea www.co.benton.or.us/parks/page/alsea-guard-station
Albany/Corvallis KOA 33775 Oakville Rd South • Albany 541-967-8521 • 800-562-8526 www.KOA.com/campgrounds/albany
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Corvallis: A Great Place to Live! Benton County, Oregon is comprised of 679 square miles and has an estimated population of 93,590. The largest community and county seat in Benton County is the City of Corvallis. As of December 2018, Corvallis’ certified population estimate is 59,280 (source: Portland State University) – this number includes the Oregon State University Corvallis campus student population. Communities that comprise Benton County are: Adair Village, Alsea, Corvallis, Monroe, North Albany and Philomath. There are a little over 4,000 companies located here. If you are looking to bring your business, this is the right place. With a wonderful quality of life and a willingness to bring your company and employees here there is no better place to start than www.YesCorvallis.org. Housing According to Zillow, from data collected through March 31, 2019, the median home value in Corvallis is $371,300. The median list price per square foot in Corvallis is $212, which is higher than the Corvallis Metro average of $202. The median price of homes currently listed in Corvallis is $385,000 while the median price of homes that sold is $372,200. The median rent price in Corvallis is $1,800, which is the same as the Corvallis Metro median of $1,800. According to Zillow, from data collected through March 31, 2019, the median home value in Benton County is $361,000. The median list price per square foot in Benton County is $202, which is the same as the Corvallis Metro average of $202. The median price of homes currently listed in Benton County is $380,000 while the median price of homes that sold is $367,300. The median rent price in Benton County is $1,800, which is the same as the Corvallis Metro median of $1,800.
Medical Founded in 1947, The Corvallis Clinic continues to promote and maintain the highest standards of group-practice medical care, with its more than 100 providers in 27 specialties at 10 locations. Physicians practice independently and make decisions based on what’s best for their patients. The Oregon Health Authority has recognized it for providing the highest level of patientcentered primary care in the state. In addition, providers in this multi-specialty group have the advantage of being in close proximity to colleagues who bring expertise to patient discussions. The Corvallis Clinic’s one-stop in health care also includes imaging, laboratory and pharmacy services, along with an outpatient surgery center, an optical department and a weight-loss program.
Education Benton County has the reputation for having some of the strongest schools in the State of Oregon, and many of our local schools achieve high awards for academics, activities and athletics. SCHOOLS Alsea School District 7j www.alsea.k12.or.us
Samaritan Health Services, a network of hospitals and health care facilities in the mid-Willamette Valley and central Oregon coast, is based in Corvallis and ensures that top-quality health care is readily available. At Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, state-of-the-art facilities specializing in heart surgery and cancer treatment have been added in the last few years.
Linn-Benton Community College is a twoyear public college that offers more than 60 transfer and career & technical programs. It is a full-accredited institution dedicated to quality education and a safe learning environment. As the sixth-largest community college in Oregon, LBCC’s 104-acre Albany campus is located just 10 miles east of Corvallis and provides modern science labs and classroom facilities. The college offers the LBCC/OSU Degree Partnership Program, which provides dual enrollment services to students.
Weather Delight in the many seasonal changes that keep our city beautiful and provide for a wide spectrum of activities throughout the year. Enjoy the colorful spring and fall as well as our pleasant summers with an average high of 80 degrees along with our mild winters. Most of our 40 inches of rainfall happens from November through May and snow is rare on the Valley floor. Due to a gap in the Oregon Coast Range, Benton County receives ocean breezes which provide a constant air exchange and give residents the highest air quality in the Willamette Valley. The Willamette River borders the county and runs from south to north. Surface water resources are among the best in the state.
Corvallis School District 509j (includes Adair Village and parts of North Albany) www.csd509j.net Monroe School District 1j www.monroe.k12.or.us Philomath School District 17j www.philomath.k12.or.us Linn-Benton Community College www.linnbenton.edu
Oregon State University www.oregonstate.edu With an enrollment of approximately 25,000 students and more than 10,000 employees, OSU is an integral part of the local community. OSU serves as Oregon’s leading source of basic applied research in forestry, agriculture, fisheries, engineering, electronics, home economics and the sciences for the development of human, land, atmospheric and oceanic resources. OSU is considered one of the nation’s leading research universities.
Relocation/Retirement Resources Visit Corvallis www.visitcorvallis.com/relocate Yes Corvallis! www.yescorvallis.org Corvallis City Services www.ci.corvallis.or.us Benton County www.co.benton.or.us Corvallis Area Chamber of Commerce www.corvallischamber.com Corvallis Gazette-Times www.gazettetimes.com Retirement Communities www.oregonseniors.com Civic Outreach Welcoming Executive Leadership www.civicoutreach.com
Portland International Airport (PDX) 90 minutes north of Corvallis www.flypdx.com Eugene Airport (EUG) 45 minutes south of Corvallis www.flyEUG.com Corvallis Municipal Airport (CVO) 5695 SW Airport Rd • Corvallis 541-753-4466 Amtrak 110 SW 10th Ave • Albany 541-928-0885 Greyhound 153 NW 4th St • Corvallis 541-757-1797 www.greyhound.com
Groome Transportation 877-693-3785 www.groometransportation.com/portlandairport/corvallis Hub Airport Shuttle 541-461-7959 www.hubairportshuttle.com
Avis Rent-A-Car 1885 NW 9th St • Corvallis 541-753-0512 Enterprise 1414 NW 9th St • Corvallis 541-758-0000 Ford Rent-A-Car 1105 NW 5th St • Corvallis 541-752-4201 Hertz Rent-A-Car 1746 NW 9th St • Corvallis 541-758-4101
Corvallis Transit System The Corvallis Transit System (CTS) provides FREE bus service throughout the City of Corvallis with connections to Philomath and Albany. 541-766-6998 www.corvallistransit.com Bike Share www.bike.zagster.com/pedalcorvallis Ali Taxi 541-829-1103 Auto Taxi 541-231-7203 Beaver Cab 541-738-8294 Orange Taxi 541-979-6622 Learn More Online - www.visitcorvallis.com
Local Event Venues
Consider Corvallis a go-to destination for your next meeting, special occasion, or sporting event. From seminars to weddings, trade shows to golf tournaments, this beautiful small town can provide a memorable experience, offering a perfect blend of amenities for business and pleasure.
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In fact, Oregon State University has one of the largest collegiate conference programs in the nation, along with the services and resources to support it. For example, the University’s Conference Center offers 80,000 square feet of dedicated meeting space.
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There are also a variety of other venues that can accommodate intimate events to large gatherings. Imagine getting married in sight of a spectacular view, or at one of our many local scenic wineries. Find more information or submit an RFP online at www.VisitCorvallis. com or call us at 800-334-8118.
COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS | SCHOOL OF ARTS & COMMUNICATION
The Arts at OSU È Student and Faculty Recitals and Ensemble Concerts È American Strings Series È SAC Presents Performing Arts Series È Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series È Music à la Carte Noon Concert Series È Fairbanks Gallery of Art È University Theatre
MOST PERFORMANCES FREE TO OSU STUDENTS! For schedule, go to: liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/SACevents