Communication, Coordination, Leadership, Enhanced Local Economy
The Rural Tourism Studio (RTS), project was formed by Travel Oregon to improve the tourism economy and grow local businesses, jobs, affordable housing, schools and quality of life. Everyone is invited to help build the tourism and economy of the McKenzie River region by contributing “hands-on” talent!
The MRCC has adopted branding used by Travel Lane County. Specifically color theme & font selections. When marketing the McKenzie River region, you are encouraged to use these guidelines.
Residents who love experiencing nature up close, are welcome to assist with the planning, creation and promotion of a trail system that encourages the use of trails and improve the local economy. The trail users include sight-seers, hikers, runners, mountain bikers and horseback riders.Bicycle Route Planning & Events
Residents who experience the outdoors on “person powered” wheels are welcome to join us by identifying the plan, map routes and promote road cycling and mountain biking in the McKenzie River region. The committee will support the road cycling and mountain biking events and promote cycling to improve the local economy.McKenzie River Local food, agriculture, arts & crafts
Residents who love farming, gardening, crafting, and eating or enjoying local products, are welcome to join us. Help create a McKenzie River experience highlighting our many local products including: Lavender, filberts, corn, various berries, rhododendrons, fiddle ferns, mushrooms, and more. Promote farmer markets farm experiences and the use of local foods in McKenzie River restaurants.
Support Local - Shop Local - Buy LocalMcKenzie River Signature Events
This team promotes special McKenzie River events to increase tourism, improve the local economy and experience what McKenzie River communities have to offer. Currently there are a number of events planned. MRSE will assist in the successful execution of the events. You will collaborate with other organizations on events and assist in the promotion of the events.McKenzie River Cultural Heritage
From the glacial head waters of Clear Lake, the McKenzie River runs the valley and is central to the stories of wilderness, hot springs, wagon trains, Native Americans and early pioneers, gold, timber and logging, fishing, rafting and kayaking, hunting, huckleberries, blueberries, filberts and more! Share your story; provide history, writings, pictures and artifacts. Enrich the lives of visitors and capture the experience for our children’s future.