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Visit Corvallis | 05/28/2023 | Golfing, Outdoor Recreation

Enjoy the great outdoors and explore Corvallis golf courses!

Historic downtown Corvallis and the Riverfront Commemorative Park are just minutes from Trysting Tree Golf Club.

Our beautiful downtown is comprised of restaurants serving locally sourced food, a thriving arts and culture scene, craft breweries, and unique shops - many housed in historic structures. The Riverfront Commemorative Park is our beautiful urban park bordering First Street along the Willamette River. It’s a great place to bring a lunch, go for a bike ride, walk your dog, or just lie out on the grass and enjoy. It’s also dotted with some lovely sculptures, making this a great little walk for art lovers.

If you’re up for a pretty drive then head north on Highway 20 up to the Albany Golf & Event Center. It's close to historic Adair Village, once home to Camp Adair, as well as the E. E. Wilson Wildlife Refuge, which offers hiking, biking and horse riding trails, fishing and hunting opportunities, excellent bird watching, and more. McDonald-Dunn Forest and Peavy Arboretum - both full of fantastic hiking trails - are nearby, also.

Cellar Cat operates a restaurant at the golf course, too, so if you're looking for an excellent meal, make that your first stop.

South of Corvallis you'll find the Diamond Woods Golf Course. From Diamond Woods you can go to William L. Finley Wildlife Refuge, where you'll find over 5,000 acres offering some of Oregon’s best wildlife observation, photography and hiking. The refuge was established as a wintering area for Canada geese and now provides sanctuary for elk, falcons, egrets and many other forms of wildlife. 

Or check out Alsea Falls, where the south fork of the Alsea River flows through Alsea Falls Recreation Area, which offers eight miles of trails to explore year round. The picnic and camping grounds open in mid-May. It’s a great place to cool off in the summer, and fish for salmon in the winter.

If you’re up for something like a little wine tasting then you’re in luck! Several wineries are located near the golf course. You'll find yourself within minutes of Benton-Lane Winery, Brigadoon Wine Company, and TeBri Vineyards and Lavender. These small boutique wineries are family owned destinations that reflect the natural beauty and diversity of the Willamette Valley.

1. Trysting Tree Golf Club

Trysting Tree Golf Club serves as the home course of the Oregon State University golf team and features championship-worthy golf and practice facilities in Corvallis. The course is named after a popular campus landmark. The Trysting Tree was a poplar tree that was planted in the late 1880’s and fell in 1996. The golf course was designed by Ted Robinson Sr. and opened in 1986. The golf course is a low-lying Scottish links style design that winds along the Willamette River floodplain. It features five sets of tees and stretches over 7,000 yards for low handicappers.

2. Albany Golf & Event Center

If you’re up for a pretty drive then head north on Highway 20 up to the Albany Golf & Event Center. Their 18-hole championship golf course has hosted the Oregon Open on two occasions. Spring Hill sets the standard in the mid-Willamette Valley and has long been known as a players’ course. The tree-lined fairways and classic greens of Spring Hill create the type of golf course that offers a new challenge every time you tee up. The course is one of the rare layouts that has 6 par-3s, 6 par-4s and 6 par-5s. Their gorgeous events center is available for weddings, receptions, dinners, business meetings, reunions and more.

3. Diamond Woods Golf Course

Diamond Woods Golf Course is a 7,000+ yard championship golf course. Opened in 1997, and designed by Greg Doyle, the course offers a unique and exciting layout that offers a challenging golf experience to golfers of all levels. Voted Top Ten Golf Getaway by the Oregonian and with award winning on-site event lodging, Diamond Woods is an enchanting and memorable experience that will make you want to return for more.

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