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Walking the Dog

We live in Portland 100 miles north of Eugene but the Willamette River flows by both so we took our... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2018
Passport731257
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Great place to ride bikes with young ones

Paved trail on both sides and can cross at bridges. Park for kids to play at in between bike ride... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
consumerchick
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Prineville, Oregon
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A six-mile bike trail along the Willamette River.
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Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

We live in Portland 100 miles north of Eugene but the Willamette River flows by both so we took our beautiful Weimaraner for a walk (from his perspective he took us for a pull) and enjoyed the scenery. I’d rate it 5 stars for the...More

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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Paved trail on both sides and can cross at bridges. Park for kids to play at in between bike ride. Seemed pretty safe although I would not want to ride close to dark because of homeless camps. Courteous bike riders and joggers.

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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Great place to bike and walk. Nice paths to view the river. A lots of trees and places to go swimming.

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

The trail is great for walkers and bike riders. We took out the tandem bike for a Saturday ride. Not to busy and everyone was courteous. We rode the whole path on both sides of the river, around 12 miles round trip. If it is...More

1  Thank Coreen S
Reviewed September 7, 2018

We love staying at Valley River Inn and riding these bike trails along the Willamette River. So beautiful and a great ride!

Thank captainfiredaddy
Reviewed August 29, 2018

The trail runs along both banks of the Willamette River for the length of Eugene and part of Springfield. There are several pedestrian/bike bridges across the river allowing access to both sides. There are several access points to the river path including the parking lot...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

we rented the big heavy city bikes not far from the start of the trail. was very easy to get along the tral and the bikes were great

Thank JeffS5156
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Rented a bike from a bike share stand across the street from Days Inn motel. Easy account setup online from hotel wifi with code given so no need for wifi at the bike stand. Within a few minutes riding I was on the scenic river...More

1  Thank TravellingRenee
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Great views of the river and a few spots to access said river. Lots of homeless and crazies. One seemed to be at every bridge (not sure how he kept getting ahead of us) to yell obscenities at us. Trail is shared by many walkers,...More

Thank Penguin S
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We rented bikes from Paul's Bicycle Way of Life and used them in Cottage Grove on the Row River Trail and also on the Willamette River in Eugene. Lots to see, nice path!

Thank edmondite
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Janet H
April 13, 2018|
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Response from melinda311 | Reviewed this property |
I tried to send you the oregon.gov and eugene.gov website that gives all the bikepaths but annoyingly Trip Advisor won't allow me to send the link. Just know that there is a website, good luck!
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Loracmom2boys
July 4, 2017|
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Response from travelbuff373 | Reviewed this property |
I had my own bike, so I didn't need to rent, but I agree will all the other comments about this. Eugene is very bicycle friendly and there are many shops in town that will rent. Best way would be to google it. It will... More
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Cierra P
August 17, 2016|
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Response from Pam R | Reviewed this property |
One is on the back side of Valley River Mall (behind the theaters), Alton Baker Park, The Rose Garden, by Parkside Preschool near the soccer fields, Community Gardens at the end of Polk, up by the Beltline, off of River... More
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