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Bush's Pasture Park

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Address: 600 Mission Street, Salem, OR 97302
Phone Number: 503-588-6336
Activities: Jogging, City walk sightseeing
Description: Smack in the middle of the city sits the 90-acre Bush's Pasture Park, with...
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.
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Beautiful Well-Used Park

Large city park centrally located, next to Salem Hospital and some main streets. But it's quiet and peaceful once you get within the park. Wonderful walking and running trails... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
Ruth M
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Salem, Oregon
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Salem, Oregon
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Large city park centrally located, next to Salem Hospital and some main streets. But it's quiet and peaceful once you get within the park. Wonderful walking and running trails, lovely rose garden, old oak trees, and the Bush house museum and gardens add to the usual mix of picnic tables and playgrounds. The Salem Art Fair is held here each... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This park is centrally located. You can play tennis, run the track at the football stadium or the soft the soft track around the park, play baseball or play at the park or just enjoy picnic. They have soap box derby's and many other actives at the park. Great trails to walk or run.

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Salem, Oregon
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Lovely grounds, a variety of paths and convient location make this a favorite of mine. In the summer, I like to ride my bike around the whole park and watch all the soccer and baseball games.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a great park that's used nearly 365. People are running, walking, strolling and picking routes tailored to their fitness. It's a big park with lots of variety and even a museum, shop and small art gallery. There are children's play areas, proper trails, fields and stairs. At any time of year, the park is displaying its seasonal beauty.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The park is fun, but it lacks diversity in tree's from other states and countries! No labeling system with the tree's like at the state capital in salem, also the capital has way more diversity in trees from other states and countries, also going south from Portland Oregon on i- 5 to salem Oregon there is a rest stop that... More 

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Sheridan, Oregon
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63 reviews 63 reviews
26 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

One of my favorite places to walk with my dog. I love the nature and the scenery, Every summer is the Art Festival a must attend event. All dog lovers enjoy this park there are many trails. I always see squirrels running about and some are friendly and walk up to you. I enjoy the quiet of this park even... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This park is one of the jewels of the Salem Parks System. The bathrooms are most of the time clean, the grounds are well maintained and the attraction of the art museum on the campus is an added bonus. It is a great location to take all manner of professional photos as we have seen take place nearly every time... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This is a great park right in the downtown area of Salem. Nice place to take the kids for a picnic. Let them run and play. And the rose garden is a must see.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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92 reviews 92 reviews
21 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We biked there and had a picnic and haven't had time to go back yet. It seemed like a very nice park and many people were enjoying using it.

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Salem, Oregon
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57 reviews 57 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I love the huge oak trees, watching squirrels, walking on the many paths, watching people play informal soccer or flag football, and the art fair in early July. This huge park includes an amazing array of plants in the greenhouse, a historic home with tours, tennis courts, baseball diamonds, play equipment, creek, soapbox derby hill. I like walking there and... More 

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