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Bush Park is probably one of my favorite parks in Salem. It’s so beautiful in the spring with the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Keizer, Oregon
via mobile
What could make it better? Not much.

Having grown up in the Salem area, and a lot of time spent here in this park, little has really... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
United States
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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...more
600 Mission St SE, Salem, OR 97302-6203
+1 503-930-2734
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Bush Park is probably one of my favorite parks in Salem. It’s so beautiful in the spring with the rose and flower gardens. It’s one of my favorite places to take pictures and to just take a quiet stroll to think. It’s also really amazing...More

Thank laycendajoy7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having grown up in the Salem area, and a lot of time spent here in this park, little has really changed since my first memories. Yes, the children's park areas have changed toys to meet new codes and safety needs. The Soap Box Derby track...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This park has been a favorite since I was young. I still have many of my moms pictures she took of us here when I was younger and the flowers are just as beautiful as before. There are gardens, Rose gardens, green houses and so...More

Thank Marina D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Not only is Bush Park well plotted, with walking trails in many directions, but there is a small, well-kept museum on the property, and on older house and glassed-in greenhouse that are well worth a visit. The rose garde is beautiful, the greenhouse interesting because...More

Thank Valerie B
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Great place to walk, cycle, skate, play tennis or jog/run. Great variety of shubry & art. There are tennis courts, a soap box derby run, baseball stadium, etc.

Thank seccles
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Bush Park has been a treat to walk in with it's many trees to shade us , especially this week's heat in the 90's. I love the slight incline walk where the soapbox derby is held.

Thank linedancer12018
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Gardens were pretty. We did a quick walk through. Gallery gift shop had some nice things. The park was our main focus. The play structures were perfect for this 2 1/2 year old. The climbing structure was just right. There are walking trails for those...More

Thank pahb44
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Large park in the middle of Salem. Beautiful rose gardens, playgrounds, riding trails, running trails, fields for sports, historic homes, art museum, picnic areas, etc. A great family day out. Also hosts festivals and events. Massive area, also the home to the Willamette University football...More

Thank vesseytjr
Reviewed June 18, 2018

This is a beautiful centrally located park that has many walking paths that are shaded as well as picnic areas and sport fields to enjoy for the whole family or by yourself. there is an art center as well. Lots of foliage and flowers.

Thank BakerSM
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

I was looking for a park that I could jog. I was advised by my friend here. This is a very nice park. Rose garden was lovely!! I would like to have a picnic with lunch if I go next time!! ジョギングができる公園を探し、友人にここを勧められました。 とても自然豊かでキレイな公園、ローズガーデンもあります。 ランチを持ってピクニックも良さそうな場所です‼︎

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May 31, 2017|
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Response from laycendajoy7 | Reviewed this property |
Nothing says you can’t climb the trees. In fact I personally have a tree that I love to climb and I will sit and lay up in the tree for a while to just rest or even journal and write. So go for it and try it out! I’ve done... More
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April 18, 2017|
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Response from ken m | Reviewed this property |
there are lots of great trails and paths in a great setting, a little rainy this time f year.
Elizabeth G
July 23, 2016|
Response from Toni W | Property representative |
Please visit South Salem Cycleworks at 503-399-9848 or Santiam Bikes at 503-363-6602 Both are listed as bike rentals. City of Salem does not have a bicycle rental facility at any of their parks. Questions: Please call... More