Driving Directions

From the North

Exit I-5 at the HWY 214, Woodburn-Mt. Angel exit. Turn left, following HWY 214 as it turns right to join Hwy 99E, and then left, as Hwy 214 separates to go to the town of Mt. Angel. It is about 12 miles from the I-5 exit to Mt. Angel. In Mt. Angel you will see a fountain in the middle of town. Turn left onto Church Street, and head east, past St. Mary Catholic Church. (The monks staff this parish church, which has been beautifully restored). Church Street becomes College Street. One half mile farther, on the east edge of town, turn right onto Abbey Drive. Follow the wooded drive to the top of the hill and parking. You can reach the mall level by stairs or through an elevator (closed *) attached to the Guesthouse. You’re here! Welcome.

From the South

Stay on I-5 all the way through Salem. On the north end of town, exit I-5 at the Keizer/Chemawah exit. Turn right. This road becomes Hazelgreen. Stay on Hazelgreen all the way to the flashing red light at the Bethany crossroads. You will pass a small pioneer cemetery and school on your right. Turn left at the light. This is Mt. Angel HWY NE. Follow this road into the town of Mt. Angel. You will pass the Queen of Angels Monastery on your right. You will see a fountain in the middle of town, with a green street sign indicating that the Abbey is to the right. Turn right onto Church Street and go over the railroad tracks (this will become College Street). Head east, past St. Mary Catholic Church. (The monks staff this parish church, which has been beautifully restored). Church Street becomes College Street. One half mile farther, on the east edge of town, turn right onto Abbey Drive. Follow the wooded drive to the top of the hill and parking. You can reach the mall level by stairs or through an elevator (closed *) attached to the Guesthouse. You’re here! Welcome.

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Arriving by Train

For guests of Mount Angel Abbey, Salem-Keizer Yellow Cab (503-362-2411) for transportation from Salem to the Abbey.

Arriving by Air

The Abbey is located about an hour from the Portland International Airport (PDX). All major rental car companies are represented there. Many guests choose to take the HUT shuttle. It departs frequently, and one can disembark in Woodburn. Shuttle reservations are required.

The Woodburn Affordable Taxi company (503-902-0092 or 503-980-5961) can provide transportation from Woodburn to the Abbey.


Parking is available below the Guesthouse and in front of the Press Building, and handicapped parking is available on the side of Damian Center. Visitors can access the mall through a Guesthouse elevator (closed *) or through sets of stairs, located near the Guesthouse and Annunciation Hall.

Due to the renovation and expansion of the Abbey's guesthouse and retreat center, the turnaround and elevator from the south side parking level to the Abbey mall and church level will be closed through Febuary 2019. There are spaces reserved on the mall level on the north side of the Damian Center, #9 on this Walking Tour map, for vehicles with disabled parking permits.