Albany is at the center of a region full of outdoor possibilities. Water sports, winter sports, and some of the Northwest's finest golf courses make Albany the perfect headquarters for Willamette Valley adventures.
The Linn County area enjoys quality libraries, museums, art galleries, community theater productions, a variety of musical presentations, collegiate and professional sporting events. Area parks include 354 acres in Albany, a large park facility in Millersburg, 1200 acres of county parks, State, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, and National Forest lands. Recreational opportunities within a short drive include snow skiing, sailing, beach combing, fishing, hunting, hiking, and water skiing.