Approximately 45 miles of the 195 mile Willamette Valley Bicycle Loop runs through the Albany area. This is a great way to see some beautiful scenery and ferry across the Willamette River.Bike the covered bridges of Linn County to see our video, click here.
The Santiam Spokes has over 60 regular rides throughout the valley as well as 4-5 week-long, pack down tour routes. They are a great resource for the bicycle enthusiast, please see their website for more information www.santiamspokes.org
For other rides, contact:
Mid Valley Bicycle Club
P.O. Box 1283, Corvallis, OR 97339
Contact: Richard Burgess
Santiam Slow Spokes
P.O.Box 739, Lebanon, OR 97355
Contact: Susan 541-259-3923
Monthly meetings 1st Thursday of each month, 7:00pm at the Lebanon Hospital conference center. Rides every Saturday morning times see the Friday issue of Democrat-Herald for time and location.
Linn County encompasses many acres of National Forest Service Land, with miles of trails for hiking and exploring.
For more information, contact:
U.S. Forest Service, Sweet Home Ranger Station
3225 Highway 20, Sweet Home, OR 97386
There are five public golf courses in the Albany area. For more information on specific courses, call:
Albany Visitors Association 1-800-526-2256 or 541-928-0911
LOCAL GOLF COURSES
Springhill Country Club
155 NW Country Club Ln, Albany, 541-926-6059
Golf Club of Oregon
905 NW Spring Hill Dr, Albany 541-928-8338
31966 Bellinger Scale Rd, Lebanon 541-259-4653
Pineway Public Restaurant & Golf Course
30949 Pineway Rd, Lebanon 541-258-8815
Golf City Par Three
2115 NE Highway 20, Corvallis 541-753-6213
Hwy 34 & NE Electric Rd, Corvallis 541-752-3332
Marysville Golf Course
Little League Baseball
Albany is just a few hours west of world-class ski slopes and resorts. Whether you head southeast to Mt. Ashland, east to Mt. Bachelor, northeast to Mt. Hood, or just east of Albany to Hoodoo Ski Bowl at the Santiam summit, you will find a ski area to meet your needs. Mt. Hood also offers year round skiing as well as an alpine slide and recreation area in the summer.