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The Wayne Morse Ranch Historical Park
595 Crest Drive
Eugene, OR 97405

Hours
The park is open from dawn to 9:30p.m.

Call the site manager for rental information or for an appointment to view the home.

541-682-5380

Admission
Free

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History and politics come alive at the Wayne
Morse Ranch Historical Park.
This twenty-seven acre park of open space and natural wooded area was home to the man that has come to symbolize political integrity and service in America: Senator Wayne L. Morse, Oregon’s independent United States Senator (1944-1968). The 1936 National Historic Register home and ranch was the working farm of Morse and his family, which they called Edgewood Farm.

The park, house and picnic shelter is managed by City of Eugene Recreation Services, with preservation and interpretive assistance from the Wayne Morse Historical Park Corporation.

The historic house is available for rentals such as business meetings, weddings, reunions special events and other group oriented activities for up to 30 people.

An adjoining meadow and picnic shelter with limited kitchen facilities are also available for rent May through October for groups of up to 125 people. Amplified sound is not permitted at outdoor events on the park.

The picnic shelter and field are open daily to the public, unless otherwise reserved. The park grounds are open daily to the general public for nature walks and strolling, Dogs are permitted in the fenced off-leash dog exercise area. Visitors with dogs are asked to please observe the “scoop” law in the park.

Willamette Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, an independent organization, located on the Morse Ranch Park, rehabilitates injured wild birds and small animals. Call first before arriving: (541) 485-8440

A summer day camp operated by the City of Eugene is held June, July and August in the Morse Ranch Park. Contact Amazon Center for registration and information: (541) 682-5373.

Senator Morse and his wife Mildred in 1955.
Senator Morse and his wife Mildred in 1955.

 

The Morse home.
The Morse home.

 

Senator Wayne Morse.
Senator Wayne Morse.