As residents and frequent visitors of Eugene know, weather in our area is sporadic at best until June. We usually get one random week of sunshine in March followed by several weeks of rain throughout April and May. Opportunities to break out the flip flops, shorts and sunscreen are few and far between and as soon as the sun breaks through the clouds, we take full advantage.
Once blue skies arrive, students litter campus lawns in their bathing suits, sunning on beach towels and soaking up rays while studying. Kids on my block crank on their sprinklers and run through cold waterfalls to beat the heat. My toddler has a little turtle wading pool in the backyard that we fill with water and splash around in on hot afternoons.
There are occasions when sunbathing, sprinklers and kiddie pools just don’t cut it and you need to take cooling down to the next level. On such occasions, grab your family and head on down to one of Lane County’s best recreational [...]
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