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Willamette River trail

The Rivers to Ridges Partnership is a voluntary association of 19 organizations working collaboratively to advance the protection, restoration, and management of open space resources in the southern Willamette Valley. View of Spencer Butte from Rock HillThe Rivers to Ridges planning area focuses on the Eugene-Springfield area, surrounding rural lands and small cities, and the confluences of four major watersheds —Coast and Middle Fork Willamette, Long Tom, and McKenzie. The name Rivers to Ridges emanates from a regional open space vision which was endorsed by numerous stakeholder groups including Lane County Audubon in 2003.

FMI: If you are interested in helping to shape the visions of this project, go to Thurston Hills