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Lots of color

The park is covered in leaves and the trees have spectacular color at the moment. Nice walk around... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
imaginelove
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Superb Historic House and Gardens

There are some beautiful examples of plants and shrubs here. I visit often always find something I... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Graham J
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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
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600 Mission St SE, Salem, OR 97302-6203
+1 503-930-2734
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The park is covered in leaves and the trees have spectacular color at the moment. Nice walk around the park surrounded with beauty. Highly recommended.

Thank imaginelove
Reviewed October 2, 2018

There are some beautiful examples of plants and shrubs here. I visit often always find something I haven't seen before

Thank Graham J
Reviewed September 17, 2018 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 September 8, 2018

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

Thank A5685GBCARLS
Reviewed August 27, 2018 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 August 19, 2018

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

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GattoLover
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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Becky J A
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.
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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
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