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Minto-Brown Island Park

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Address: 2200 Minto Island Road SE, Salem, OR
Phone Number: 503-588-6336
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nearly 1000 acre wildlife preserve with great walking trails and giant no leash area for you dogs!

Also known as Parvo Park...please have your Dog up to date on shots as this place jams with free range dogs, it's a great place to catch a sunset. Play frisbee. Pick blackberries... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Laval, France
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Laval, France
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43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Also known as Parvo Park...please have your Dog up to date on shots as this place jams with free range dogs, it's a great place to catch a sunset. Play frisbee. Pick blackberries and run your best friend.

Thank Conspiracy2Riot
Alexandria, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lots of paved paths for walking with a dog on leash, running or biking. An area for off-leash dogs. Good maps with well-marked distances.

Thank BethandBobtraveling
Livermore, California
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39 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Salem is working on linking up Minto-Brown to downtown, but for now, the new (paved) trail extensions within the park make this a bicycle delight. While the blackberry season was waning, there were still buckets full of ripe berries away from the picnic areas. About an hour ride through the island and a half-hour distracted by berries and photo shoots.... More 

Thank Harry B
Salem, Oregon
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The dog park is huge with plenty of space to throw balls and places to dig. The park also have bike and hiking trails some along the river. It is flat and place in a flood plane, It is also a bird watching area

Thank billonthehill2015
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to commune with nature. Easy access from Salem. River views and birds abound. Hiking trails all over.

Thank Alan B
Salem, Oregon
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51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Lovely and peaceful for a walk or a jog. Great dog park area also! Picnic area available. Pretty views of the river, lovely trees and foiliage.

Thank shalisa22
Salem, Oregon
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96 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

If you like to walk, this is the place to go, with miles and miles of walking trails -- through woods, meadows, along the Willamette River. Sure, you sometimes have to share the paths with those who prefer to pedal, but that seldom proves a problem. The park is vast, and it takes many visits to experience it all, but... More 

Thank markers
Salem, Oregon
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Minto Brown is a beautiful, large park perfectly suited for bike rides and walks. The play ground is small and neglected, but there are many scenic routes, plants, lakes, and animals. There is a dog park, and many paths to explore. My parents would take me and my brothers there when we were children, and I still love visiting it... More 

Thank Tashie C
Lincoln City, Oregon
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38 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Maybe it was just when my wife and I go, but Minto-Brown Island Park seems to be one of those hide-a-way places seldom packed with people. A great place for a romantic walk.

Thank Ron W
Salem, Oregon
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

There is a great loop that starts at the nearest parking lot by the entrance and is about a five mile loop. I wouldn't recommend going by yourself, definitely take a buddy. It's a pet friendly park that my dog loves running at!

Thank MrsFolden

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