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Address: 248-298 Cheshire Ave, Eugene, OR
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Great view of Eugene

Travel to the top off the Butte and you'll love it! Nice view of most of Eugene, you'll see east to west and be pointed towards the south. The park portion is terrific, especially... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Eugene, Oregon
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Santa clara Oregon
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Make sure you lock.your car..and keep things lock up in trunk. They have had a lot of cars broken into. Please stay on trails. Itis tick season. They are working on the trials so it will be handicap approved. Enjoy

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Eugene, Oregon
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Travel to the top off the Butte and you'll love it! Nice view of most of Eugene, you'll see east to west and be pointed towards the south. The park portion is terrific, especially for kids. It's a wonderful place located on the south side of the Willamette River. There is a bike path that runs through the park which... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This park is well situated along the Willamette River just west of downtown Eugene. There is a wide bike/pedestrian path that connects to the main path that goes for miles on either side of the river. There is convenient parking here as well as a fantastic playground for kids. The restrooms are OK but not always the cleanest. There are... More 

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Fontana, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This park is for families who like to educate their kids about the beginning of Eugene as well as having fun. The water part is so fun, it is hard to get the kids to leave. The trail runs between the park and the river. We always go here when we visit Eugene. Your kids will love it.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This is fun and not too hard. You can look down and see all of Eugene. Nice picture opportunities Check out the rock climbing wall if people are there it's fun to watch

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Baker City, Oregon, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Best play area near the downtown shopping, hotels and restaurants. Short walk from most anywhere near the University. Hiking, river trail and children's playground all within the park area. Water feature for children to cool off during those hot summer days.

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Eugene, Oregon
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134 reviews 134 reviews
26 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The hike to the top of Skinner's Butte is a must for anyone visiting the area. It is the Northwest at its finest. Drive south on Willamette Street until you think you've gone too far, and look for the Skinner's Butte park / parking lot on the left. The parking area has signs to help you from there. It is... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

A wonderful place for adults and kids to have fun and relax. Well maintained beautiful laws and paths. Great place for kids to play. Clean bathrooms and drinking fountains. Good amenities- Garbage bins everywhere. Lovely green lawns, trees of different kinds (wish they would put a board with their names), lovely paths, the view of the river and the Willamette... More 

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Olivehurst, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

My mom has pictures of my brother and I playing on the "whale" at this park from 45 years ago. We make it a habit to stop here nearly every time we are visiting. Ride up the hill for gorgeous views of Eugene, as well as the chance to slide on the "O". Lots of play areas, open fields and... More 

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Lebanon, Tennessee
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This is off the Willamette River Walk, and it is a beautiful hike up to the overlook which gives you views of Eugene. It is not for the faint of heart or out of shape, though, so be sure to know your fitness level before you go. There is actually a climbing wall off one of the paths on Skinner... More 

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