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Willamette River bike trail

Address: Eugene, OR
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Ranked #1 of 40 Activities in Eugene
Type: Biking Trails, Sports
Activities: Running
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Owner description: A six-mile bike trail along the Willamette River.
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Eugene
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Even a beginner can navigate this nearly flat terrain for a relaxing bike ride along the river. The trail has many access points for parking and starting your ride and the city of Eugene has biking maps which show access. Wonderful in all seasons, and you can fish along the way in season if you desire ( trout and steelhead)... More

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creswell, Oregon, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

the river trail is part of an extensive bike trail, off street, in the Eugene and springfield area. follow along the river on both sides with dedicated bike bridges to cross the Willamette. one can connect with the Amazon trail out to the west of Eugene. plenty of places to stop and refresh, along with some bike shops right along... More

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Rochester, Minnesota
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Nice paved trail that is well maintained. Our hotel was right next to it so we made use of it during our stay. It is a popular trail with lots of runners and bikers. I will say that if you're nervous about the homeless, we did see some tents near the river in one spot as well as under a... More

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Eugene, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

A beautifully maintained trail system. The river is gorgeous and the path is wide and flat. Bikes, walkers, runners, dogs, strollers, it's packed with people most of the time. Some sketchy vagrants to deal with in some stretches, but mostly just a great place to run or bike.

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Eugene, Oregon, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Although foot and other bike traffic can get a bit heavy at times, this is a beautiful pedal in a very scenic setting. Bridges across the Willamette every two miles make it easy to shorten/ lengthen the ride to suit your schedule.

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McMinnville, Tennessee
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The River Walk was not only beautiful, but it was a great way to get around Eugene until my internal compass kicked in and I stopped getting lost.

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Illinois City, Illinois
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114 reviews 114 reviews
41 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

If you run, these paths are really great. I ran from 5ave market, took the footbridge over to the football stadium, back over to the park, 3mi to another footbridge. I left the path and I ran through the U of O campus. Beautiful.

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Eugene, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Both sides of the river are at your footsteps, literally. From Eugene to Springfield and back again you can leisurely stroll or bike along the Willamette River stopping at parks, malls and restaurants on your schedule. Fish, swim or just relax there are miles and miles waiting for you.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Simple is best - so they made me say more so I'll say it again and again and again and again - simple is best

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Portland, Oregon
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101 reviews 101 reviews
21 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is a flat easy bike ride along the Willamette River. You can cross the river on one of three bike/pedestrian bridges. Not a place you want to ride air walk after dark if you are alone.

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