It is a place where you can explore both the culinary scene and outdoor beauty that makes Oregon popular. You will be surprised by some of the exciting things to do and the places you will discover at this hidden gem.
Veneta is known for being home to the famous Fern Ridge Lake. It is the largest reservoir in the Willamette Valley, with 9,000 acres. It is a popular recreation destination for water sports such as sailing, water skiing, windsurfing, swimming, flatwater kayaking, stand up paddling, and fishing. Aside from that, it is also a popular place for birding.
Speaking of birding, Veneta is also the home of Cayote Creek. Both its canoe trail and foot trail are great for wildlife watching and birding. You can observe different birds here, including belted kingfishers, osprey, heron, bald eagles, and many more.
Moreover, you can also go picnic with your whole family at Veneta’s 7 acre Community Park or go swimming in their Community Pool. You can also take your children to their Skatepark and four more other neighborhood parks.
However, if you’re not a fan of picnic, you can go camping instead. Pull up your RV or Pitch a tent into a Fern Ridge Reservoir waterfront spot near Veneta, such as Richardson Park, which is just 6.1 miles away from here. It’s a family-friendly camping place perfect for water sports enthusiasts.
If you don’t have the energy to put up a tent, no worries, for you can also reserve a brightly colored yurt right in town. Moreover, Veneta may be a small town, but it offers many authentic opportunities to connect with the Willamette Valley’s countryside ambiance. Visiting here is peaceful and exciting at the same time.
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