Located in the middle of the Willamette Valley, Corvallis is surrounded by mountain ranges containing, dense forests and wineries. Hiking and biking are among the favorite outdoor activities in Corvallis, which features an extensive network of pedestrian pathways. Oregon State University, Samaritan Health Services and AVI BioPharma are among the top employers in Corvallis. The city’s restaurants, bars, art galleries and shops tend to bend towards the artistic side of things.
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