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Bush's Pasture Park

600 Mission Street, Salem, OR 97302
503-588-6336
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Ranked #7 of 29 attractions in Salem
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Historic Sites
Activities: Jogging, City walk sightseeing
Owner description: Smack in the middle of the city sits the 90-acre Bush's Pasture Park, with trails for jogging, walking or biking, picnic areas and playgrounds,... more » Owner description: Smack in the middle of the city sits the 90-acre Bush's Pasture Park, with trails for jogging, walking or biking, picnic areas and playgrounds, Oregon's oldest greenhouse conservatory and the historic Bush House Museum, a Victorian home with original wallpaper and furnishings. « less
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Austin, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

well groomed trail, soft trail, plenty of space, beautiful scenery. highly recommended. only complaint is that it could be bigger! wish we could find something similar in our neck of the woods.

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Indianapolis
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

My family ventured out to this park to take a little afternoon hike. Spent quite some time stomping around in the little creek that passes through it. Great way to spend a warm afternoon.

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Vail, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

My hubby and I ventured here to take a run. The kids played on the playground and we took turns running. I was impressed with the beauty!

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albany OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

One of the best parks for running in Salem. The longest trail is 1.5 mile soft surface loop providing a nice view of this beautiful park. Theirs also a hill that's perfect for hill repeats (paved). Salem has many other amazing places to run. Check out www.oregonruns.com for other places to run in the Salem area.

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Salem, Oregon
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Bush Park has lots of paths for walking, riding bikes, jogging and lots of place to fly kites, throw balls, have family picnics and just enjoy being in a park. There are restrooms, tennis courts, a soapbox derby track, which roller blading and skateboarding folks also enjoy when it is not hosting a derby, and several areas that have play... More

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Salem, Oregon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The park has just about everything: Willamette University's football field/stadium, the Bush Barn Art Gallery and studio, lovely formal gardens, natural areas and the site of the annual Salem Art Festival--one of the West's best summer festivals. Very close to downtown Salem.

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here
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

A great place to play, walk, and take the family. We go almost very weekend and during the summer it can be a daily thing. Kids love it

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Salem, Oregon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

The Bush Park running/jogging/walking path has an outer loop and inner loop, about two miles in all through woods and beside former pastures. It is designed to be an all-weather trail, topped with a soft matting of shredded cedar over fine gravel in most areas. Great exercise in a pastoral urban setting.

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Salem, Oregon
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300 reviews 300 reviews
94 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This is a great city park. A walk around the circumference is a little over a mile and a half. There is a mixture of broad flat fields for play, wooded areas for serenity, a quiet path along a small stream, and the park is crisscrossed and surrounded by bark dust covered walking/jogging paths. The park contains one of the... More

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Keizer, Oregon, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

We took the kids there on a nice day and it was fun. We walked around a while and they even had a swing set. We wished there were more playground toys but other then that it was nice. The flowers were my daughters favorite part once they realized that they couldn't pick them. It has a nice running path... More

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