Philomath, Oregon is a vibrant destination where nature and culture are in harmony. With views of fir trees and the breathtaking Costal Range Mountains, Cascade Mountains, Philomath boasts exciting attractions, art galleries, parks, golf courses, wineries, restaurants. Shop from farmers and artisans at the Saturday Market and hear live music at clubs and pubs around town. Enjoy a wine tasting journey through the beautiful vineyards and wineries of Willamette Valley. From skiing to fishing, Philomath offers a myriad of recreational adventures.
One of the top cycling cities in the country, Philomath offers miles of scenic biking, walking and jogging trails and paths along Bald Hill Natural Area, and through neighborhood parks and Greengable gardens. Enjoy fly fishing for rainbow trout in one of the area's lakes or deep sea fishing in the Pacific Ocean. Drive east for snow skiing and snowboarding at winter mountain resorts in the Cascades.
Philomath Frolic & Rodeo-The Philomath Frolic & Rodeo is held annually during the second full weekend in July. Philomath Frolic and Rodeo committee feels that this is something for the community and they encourage the community to use it. The grounds are open for public use all during the year. Mary’s Peak Shrine Trek and Northwest Youth Rodeo Associations hold their annual event at the grounds, Graduation receptions, weddings, wedding receptions, class reunions, birthday parties, mule shows, private parties, horse shows, dog shows plus many other events have been held at the grounds.Visit the Frolic & Rodeo's official website for additional information.WWW.Philomathrodeo.org Oregon State University - Situated on a beautiful landscape 5 minutes from Galaxie Motel, Oregon State University (OSU) is a coeducational, public research university located in Corvallis, Oregon, United States. The university offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees and a multitude of research opportunities. There are more than 200 academic degree programs offered through the university. OSU's programs in microbiology, nuclear engineering, ecology, forestry, public health, biochemistry, zoology, oceanography, food science and pharmacy are recognized nationally as top tier programs.In recent years, OSU's liberal arts programs have also grown significantly. More than 200,000 people have attended OSU since its founding.The Carnegie Foundation classifies Oregon State University as a "very high research activity" university. Visit WWW.OregonState.edu
Benton County Fair Ground - Home to the Benton County Fair , the Benton county Fair Ground hosts events, conferences, festivals and conferences each year, including the Benton county fair on first week of August.
Reser Stadium - Reser Stadium is the legendary home of the Oregon State University Beaver football team. The most feared football venue in the Pac-12 Conference, Reser Stadium seats up to 45,000 fans, and offers new luxury suites. The stadium's valet bicycle parking celebrates the city's green friendly vibe.WWW.Osubeavers.com
Gill coliseum - Located at the Oregon State University , Gill Coliseaum is home court for the Oreogn State University men's and women's basketball,wrestling and volleyball teams. For upcoming events and tickets, visit G.
Gill coliseum - Located at the Oregon State University , Gill Coliseaum is home court for the Oreogn State University men's and women's basketball,wrestling and volleyball teams. For upcoming events and tickets, visit ill coliseum - Located at the Oregon State University , Gill Coliseaum is home court for the Oreogn State University men's and women's basketball,wrestling and volleyball teams. For upcoming events and tickets, visit www.OSuBeavers.com.
Willamette River - Flowing through the heart of Corvallis, the Willamette River is the largest river entirely in the state of Oregon. A major tributary of the Columbia River, the Willamette River flows 187 miles northward through the Willamette Valley between the Oregon Coast Range and the Cascade Range, One of 14 American Heritage Rivers, the Willamette is one of the most popular fishing destinations in Oregon full of trout, salmon, sturgeon, walleye and smallmouth bass. The Willamette River offers excellent rafting, floating, canoeing and kayaking adventures.
Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire-Come be thee blythe and merry at the Renaissance Faire! Just 10 miles and 500 years away from Philomath. Here enchantment awaits young and old alike as jousting knights and noble steeds clash on the tourney fyld while minstrels, troubadours, jongleurs, dancers and bards fill the lanes with delight. With over 125 artisan stalls and 1,000 costumed players, visitors can browse the village for unique hand made goods and one of a kind treasures while surrounded by Renaissance revelry and entertainment. Eat, drink, and be merry, for food purveyors are on hand within Friar Tuck's Forest, and children delight in games and adventures. The only Fair of its kind in Oregon, this exciting event offers an educational interactive adventure in history, welcoming families and children. Modeled on the merriest of elements from the times of Shakespeare and Elizabeth I, and set in the historic renaissance of 1558 to 1603, here all the Faire is a stage, and everyone a player! www.shrewfaire.com
Osborn Aquatic Center-The Olympic sized pool is 165 feet long by 56 feet wide (8 lap lanes, each 7 feet wide).
The place for recreation, exercise, family fun & special events. Indoor olympic size pool with diving boards, and therapy pool heated to 91 degrees, both handicap accessible. Outdoor leisure and lap/recreational pools.