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Address: Eugene, OR
Phone Number: 5412140642
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Runs through the city of Eugene, Oregon.

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peaceful retreat

good sized and swift river even in late summer....great place to fish and kayak. water is cold so dress appropriately....peaceful and refreshing

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
wfsedge
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

good sized and swift river even in late summer....great place to fish and kayak. water is cold so dress appropriately....peaceful and refreshing

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341 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I worked on Macadam avenue for 10 years and this is what i looked at every day My kids took sailing lessons at the Willamette Sailing Club on the river and i frequently kayaked on the Willamette. We would leave from the John's Landing park to downtown for a drink, then back again to the Fulton Pub for a drink.

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San Jose, California
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used a guide service for fishing provided by Cabelas Pro Guides. The guide provided the boat, fishing poles, and lures. The river is really beautiful. There was lots of Steelhead in the river. We started at 7 am and fished till 2 pm. We caught two fish. It was very enjoyable. He cleaned the fish for us, helped us... More 

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Springfield, Oregon
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232 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I live within walking distance of the Willamette River and the many trails are a gift to our community

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Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico, United States
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27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

This year was the second time we'd watched the fireworks from an area along the Willamette River. Family-friendly even and awesome fireworks reflected in the river.

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New York
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were there during the winter months but no excuse for law enforcement hassling us or the rude locals. We tried to find directions to public access areas for a quiet walk on a beautiful 60 degree day while our grandson rested at home with my son, but were "run off" by everyone we attempted to ask.... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Beautiful to look at and play on. It is like any river however and must be treated with respect, the water is really cold most of the year and has been known to fool zealous swimmers or those wishing to cool off.

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Thank 502boots
Eugene, Oregon
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

The bike path or walking path or river path...whatever you want to call it, goes for miles. On a nice day it is just a deep breath of fresh air and a balm to tired eyes and ears.

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Thank Kim M
Eugene, Oregon
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Many things are available at all participation levels. From observations to rafting to fishing to sitting to hiking to walking to jogging. Your imagination is the main limit.

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Thank hdrider58
Eugene, Oregon, United States
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Water quality of the river is currently B-. The pristine McKenzie River also runs through the area and is more the choice for fishing and rafting.

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Thank Derald G

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