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For our purposes the Salem Area begins at Exit 283 Wilsonville and

continues south to exit 228 between Salem and Albany




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Visitor Information about Interstate-5 in the Salem, Oregon area in the Willamette Valley in Central Western Oregon. This area is immediately south of the Portland Metropolitan area on Interstate-5



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Interstate-5 in the Salem, Oregon Area



I-5 North


Interstate 5 continues north on our Portland Area Page


Exit 283

City of Wilsonville

Exit 283 Wilsonville Espresso, Restaurants, Ice Cream, Oregon Korean War Memorial


Exit 271

Photo at WoodburnCity of Woodburn

Exit 271 Woodburn Factory Stores Mall, gas, food, and lodging are available in the Woodburn area. The photo at the right shows the Woodburn Factory Stores Mall as the sun sets in the west. .


Silver Falls State Park The Silver Falls Loop Route begins at this exit and we highly recommend this day trip. Visit our Silver Falls S.P. Loop page.


Exit 263

Brooks / Gervais There is Fuel and food at this exit.

4 mi. west is Willamette Mission State Park


1-tempCity of Salem Salem has a population of almost 110,000 and is the capital of Oregon. Jason Lee, a Methodist missionary, founded the city in 1841. He laid out the city and sold lots to finance the building of Oregon Institute, the first institution of higher learning west of the Missouri. Later the college became Willamette University. The Civic Center is a real people place with trails, black swans, sculptures and places to sit and watch people.


Visit our Salem city page


Exit 256

Exit 256 Market Street / Lancaster Mall - Motels, Fuel, Restaurants, City of Salem


Exit 253

Exit 253 Salem Airport / Highway 22

-          west to the Pacific Beaches

-          east to the Cascade Mountains

-          connecting with US Highway 20

-          HOSPITAL

-          Visitors Center, RV Park and campground, Mall, Fuel, Restaurants.

-          19 mi. east is Silver Falls State Park.

-          Silver Falls S.P. Loop


Exit 252

Kuebler Boulevard Fuel, no other tourist facilities at the exit


Exit 249

(Northbound only) southern entrance to Salem


Exit 248

Sunnyside / Turner There is fuel, food, lodging, wine tasting, and an RV Park at this exit.


There is an amusement park with camping at this exit that can be see from the freeway just south of the exit on the east side of the freeway


South entrance to the Silver Falls State Park loop


Exit 244

Jefferson There no facilities at this exit.


Exit 243

Ankeny Hill There no facilities at this exit.


Exit 242

Talbot Road There no facilities at this exit.


Mile Post


Oregon State Rest Areas

both northbound and southbound


Exit 240

Hoefer Road There are no facilities at this exit.


City of Albany has a population of around 30,000 and its elevation is 210 feet above sea level.

Click here to see our Albany and Corvallis Area Page and to zoom in on Exits 228 thru 244 .


Exit 234B

Exit 234B Albany HOSPITAL, Visitors Center, Motels, Fuel, Restaurants, City of Albany


City of Corvallis has a population of over 44,000 and an elevation of 273 feet above sea level. It is located on the Willamette River in the Willamette River Valley between the coastal range, which separates it from the Pacific Coast, and the Cascade Mountain Range to the east.


Exit 233

Albany / Sweet Home

-          Highway20 west to the Pacific Coast

-          Highway 20 east to Lebanon

-          Visitors Center, RV Park, Motels, Fuel, Restaurants, Cities of Albany and Corvallis


Exit 228

Lebanon / State Highway 34 to Corvallis

- Oregon State University, fuel, restaurants,

- Southerly entrance to the City of Corvallis.


The City of Corvallis lies 9 miles west of Interstate 5

The Community of Lebanon lies 8 miles east of Interstate 5


Exit 228 is the south end of our Salem Area.


I-5 Eugene.

Interstate 5 continues south on our

Eugene Area Page.




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