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Great park with lots of things to do!

Our family loves this park! Before we had kids my husband and I would run on the perimeter trail... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Wedded Bliss

Attended a wedding at the Rose Garden for our daughter, and it was a beautiful setting to have one... read more

Reviewed December 5, 2018
Bill R
Mesa, Arizona
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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 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family loves this park! Before we had kids my husband and I would run on the perimeter trail. Now that we have a young family, we enjoy the play grounds, having a picnic in the rose garden, and setting up a badminton net in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mizzybreezy
Reviewed December 5, 2018

Attended a wedding at the Rose Garden for our daughter, and it was a beautiful setting to have one in. Everything was in bloom and so peaceful. The entire grounds were well manicured and maintained. It was a pleasure to be here.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bill R
Reviewed November 25, 2018

Best Park in Salem Oregon. My daughter absolutely loves the new playground. Great place for a walk during the day

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 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.

Date of experience: November 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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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