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Minto-Brown Island Park

2200 Minto Island Road SE, Salem, OR
503-588-6336
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Ranked #10 of 31 Attractions in Salem
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
Traveler Description: Minto-Brown Island Park is a very large park in southern Salem. It has a large off-leash area for dogs and many miles of paved paths thru a variety... more »
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Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Love to take our pups there and watch them play with other dogs..great dog people and fun and wonderful dogs at play.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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20 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We have been to the park several times to bike and to pick wild blackberries. The staff are friendly and courteous and the paved multi-use trail is wonderful. Just wish it was longer! Would love to see the bridge built between this park and Riverside.

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Salem, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Hubby and I are there three days a week for our power walk.....and to dog-watch. So many beautiful, friendly doggies (we have a fat lazy cat) and the walking paths are awesome! I have walked alone in the mornings when hubby was at work - and feel pretty safe although I walk along the main road when alone. The paths... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

I have seen a cougar out in the park but it was night time I was with three other people and I only seen the face and eyes but no body he or she is really snicky once he or she gets ur sent he or she seems to fallow u around every time you go to the park it... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

there everywhere me and my whole family went for a walk and came back with bumps all over our bodys do not recommend going there with out plenty bug spray

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Poipu, Hawaii
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This is a lovely area for a picnic, a walk or a romp with your dog. I saw bikers and joggers as well as people just enjoying the open air.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This park has everything for the person who enjoys nature. Plenty of paved trails, leash free dog area, wild flowers, and wild life. Several unsaved trails for the adventurer as well.

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Salem, Oregon
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This is an island that is mostly underwater in the winter. It is a terrific late spring, summer, fall spot for families who like to walk, jog, ride bikes, roller blade, walk dogs, and be active outdoors. There are farm stands to buy fresh produce in the summer and lots of nice views of the and countryside.

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Salem, Oregon
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Sited along the banks of the Willamette River and an adjoining slough, most of the park has been left as natural area. Great birding for water birds, osprey, Bald Eagles. Lots of walking/bike paths, and even an off-leash dog exercise area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Bikes, running playing. When Riverfront Park's new bridge is finished and they are connected it will be more to do

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