Planning a Visit

If you are interested in planning a visit to Circle of Children, please be sure to always contact us beforehand! For everyone’s best interest, we do not accept visitors to the Triangle Lake Center unless they have made prior arrangements.

Please note: There is no cell phone reception or wifi connectivity at our center. The nearest cell phone reception is typically 15 miles down the road. We have a landline for making local calls, and a small number of ethernet cables available for connecting your personal computer to the internet, if needed.

Location

Triangle Lake Conference Center; 19291 Highway 36, Blachly, Oregon (Mile Marker 26). Click here to find us on Google Maps.

Accessibility

The Triangle Lake Center is located 45 minutes northwest of Eugene and just over 2 hours southwest of Portland.

Getting Here From Eugene:

Go West on Sixth St., Eugene (turns into Hwy. 99 North); outside Eugene go LEFT on Clear Lake Rd. (a little North of Jerry’s Building Supply) to end; cross over Territorial Rd. (where Clear Lake become Lawrence Rd.) Take Lawrence to end, LEFT on 36.

OR: Go West on Sixth St. in Eugene (becomes Hwy. 99 North) outside Eugene, go PAST Clear Lake Rd., about half way to Junction City: go LEFT on 36.

OR: West on 11th St. in Eugene (same as Hwy 126) through Veneta, RIGHT on Poodle Creek Rd. to end, LEFT on Hwy. 36.

Once at Triangle Lake, continue past the Lake View Grocery about ½ mile. Our place is the second driveway on the right after Little Lake Rd, and we are located at Mile Marker #26. There is a large blue painted sign that says “Triangle Lake Conference Center.” After you make a right turn into our driveway, drive uphill and make your second left. Then make your first left to park in the open parking lot area. Continue on foot down the road to our Visitor Welcome Area, which is located by the big blue barn.

Getting Here From Portland:

Take the 405 South to the 5 South; Take exit 216 for Hwy 228 toward Halsey/Brownsville; Turn right onto OR-228 W; After .8 miles, turn left onto Falk Rd; After 2 miles, turn right onto Lake Creek Rd; After 1.5 miles, turn left onto 99 South. After 13.5 miles on the 99 South, turn right onto Highway 36 West.

Once at Triangle Lake, continue past the Lake View Grocery about ½ mile. Our place is the second driveway on the right after Little Lake Rd, and we are located at Mile Marker #26. There is a large blue painted sign that says “Triangle Lake Conference Center.” After you make a right turn into our driveway, drive uphill and make your second left. Then make your first left to park in the open parking lot area. Continue on foot down the road to our Visitor Welcome Area, which is located by the big blue barn.

Traveling Onwards:

Hwy 36 is North of Hwy 126 – if you continue west on Hwy 36 past Triangle Lake Center, you will be in Mapleton, then you can take Hwy 126 to the Oregon Coast!

Public Transit

There is no public transportation available to reach us from Eugene or Florence. If you are departing from Portland, affordable bus tickets will get you as far as Eugene. From there, it is possible to carpool or bike to Triangle Lake.

Carpools or Rideshares

If you need a ride or are interested in offering a ride to someone else, please write us and let us know the following: where you are coming from and whether you need a ride or are offering a ride. If there is a match, we’ll provide you with the contact information of other people that you can potentially carpool with.

Additionally, we welcome you to post your ride request or offer on Circle of Children’s Facebook Page.