Celebrate the First Day of Spring, Spend Time Outside


A woman in a red coat walks through a lush green forest.

When the first day of spring arrives, Independence, OR, near Willamette River, is a great place to be. With access to so many great outdoor venues, you can celebrate nature in all its glory – and enjoy the freshness and rejuvenation that only spring can provide. In honor of Old Man Winter’s departure, your friends at Northwest Self Storage are offering great ideas to make your first day of spring healthy, vibrant, and fun.

Great Spring Attractions Near Independence, OR

  • The Willamette River Trail is a perfect place to walk, jog or bike through natural beauty. The adventurous will find that the trail veers off in many directions, so you can explore to your heart’s content.
  • Independence’s Riverview Park contains a biker and boater campground. The area has five camping sites, each with its own picnic table and bicycle rack.
  • While you’re in the area, check out the Independence Disc Golf Course. It consists of 15 holes that are scattered throughout the park and the greenway located to the north, and across Ash Creek. You can find a course map at the kiosk in Riverview Park.
  • If you just feel like going for a jog, Independence has plenty of running trails throughout the city.

Outdoor Adventures for the Less Rugged

If sports and camping aren’t your cup of tea, consider spending a day gazing upon spring’s beauty in one of the many parks located in nearby Corvallis. A picnic in Woodland Meadow Park or a stroll through the Rose Garden at Avery Park is a relaxing way to celebrate the new season. If you’re in the mood for some outdoor shopping, check out the Independence Farmer’s Market or the Corvallis Farmer’s Market.

Students, We’ve Got Your Storage Units

Western Oregon University is only a 10-minute drive from Independence, and we’re ready to help our local students with their spring cleaning efforts. It’s time to put away winter gear and clothing and get ready to enjoy the warmer months. With a clean, affordable storage unit, your belongings will be protected until it’s time to use them again. Visit Northwest Self Storage online to learn more about our Independence OR, area locations and available storage units.

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Monday March 20, 2017