- Alderwood is made up of a forested tract along Hwy. 36 west of Junction City. There's a picnic area and short trail along the Long Tom River. Bring a lunch and relax!
Vital stats: There is no fee to use this park. For information, call 1-800-551-6949.
Recreation - Alderwood offers opportunities for picnicking, fishing and hiking.
Climate - Climate in this region changes with elevation. The area receives a high amount of precipitation. Much of the precipitation comes from October to April in the form of rain at the low elevations and as wet heavy snow in the higher elevations. Winter temperatures are normally cool at the lower elevations and cold at the higher elevations. Although snow is possible in the lowest elevations, it is infrequent and does not stay on the ground for long. Late spring, summer and early autumn bring the best chance for clear, sunny days and bring moderate temperatures.
Alderwood State Wayside is located in the Willamette Valley Region, northwest of Eugene. It sits off Oregon Highway 36, 15 miles southwest of Junction City.