How to Get Here

From the North/Portland/Beaverton/Hillsboro

  • Take I-5 South
  • Take Exit 260-A, Salem Parkway
  • Follow Salem Parkway southwest for 4.5 miles, becomes Commercial Street.
  • Turn right heading west on Marion Street, Hwy 22 West (Marion Street Bridge).
  • Stay in right lane, take the first right after the bridge – Wallace Road.
  • Follow Wallace Road north.
  • You will see the Eola-Amity Hills on your left and can turn onto Orchard Heights Road, Zena Road, Hopewell Road or the Lafayette Highway to enter the region.

From the South/Salem

  • Take I-5 northbound to Exit 253, Highway 22 West.
  • Turn Left, follow Hwy 22 West.  After approximately 3.7 miles, the road turns north onto Front Street.
  • Be in the right lane and take the rising onramp to Marion Street, Hwy 22 West (Marion Street Bridge).
  • IMPORTANT – Move over to the right lane NOW, take the first right after the bridge – Wallace Road (Hwy 221).
  • Continue north on Wallace Road.
  • You will see the Eola-Amity Hills on your left and can turn left onto Orchard Heights Road, Zena Road, Hopewell Road or the Lafayette Highway to enter the region.

From the Coast/Newport/Lincoln City

  • Take the Salmon River Hwy (Hwy 18) heading east for approximately 27 miles.
  • Take a slight right onto Hwy 22 heading east toward Salem.  Stay on Hwy 22 for approximately 23.8 miles.
  • Take a slight right turn for Edgewater Street.  Stay on Edgewater St. for approximately 1.5 miles.
  • Take a sharp left onto Van Street.
  • Take the next right onto 1st Street.
  • Take the next left onto Wallace Road. Continue north on Wallace Road.
  • You will see the Eola-Amity Hills on your left and can turn onto Orchard Heights Road, Zena Road, Hopewell Road or the Lafayette Highway to enter the region.

From Corvalis

  • Take OR-99W heading north for approximately 25.5 miles.
  • Turn right onto Hwy 22, heading East for approximately 7.7 miles.
  • Take a slight right turn for Edgewater Street.  Stay on Edgewater St. for approximately 1.5 miles.
  • Take a sharp left onto Van Street.
  • Take the next right onto 1st Street.
  • Take the next left onto Wallace Road. Continue north on Wallace Road.
  • You will see the Eola-Amity Hills on your left and can turn onto Orchard Heights Road, Zena Road, Hopewell Road or the Lafayette Highway to enter the region.

The Wheatland Ferry

A beautiful, scenic route about 5 miles shorter than traveling south to Salem.  The ferry can be unpredictably closed due to high currents…. It is advised to call ahead and check the schedule by calling  503-588-7979 or by visiting the website at http://www.co.marion.or.us/PW/ferries/wheatlandhours.htm

  • Coming from the north, take I-5 South
  • Take Exit 263 (Brooks Gervais – Willamette Mission State Park).
  • Turn right at the end of the off-ramp (Brooklake Rd).  Follow west until it ends in 1.7 miles.
  • Turn Right (Wheatland Road) heading north 3.1 miles.
  • Turn Left on Wheatland Ferry Road, go 0.5 miles to ferry.  The ferry shuttles constantly so don’t worry if you miss one.  Cost is $2 cash.
  • Exit the ferry, follow the road to Wallace Road (Hwy 221), about one mile. The Eola-Amity Hills are directly in front of you.  Turn either right or left on Wallace Road to access the region, depending on your destination.