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Bush's Pasture Park

600 Mission Street, Salem, OR 97302
503-588-6336
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Ranked #9 of 31 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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Kansas City, Missouri
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90 reviews 90 reviews
20 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

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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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 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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Puyallup, Washington
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Beautiful rose garden where you can literally "stop and smell the roses". I was in rose heaven. The lovely old Bush home is surrounded by this amazing rose garden as well as many other gardens, paved walking trails, fields for sports and picknicking and is home to more squirrels than I have seen in years. They were fun to observe.... More

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Austin, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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14 reviews 14 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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