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Willamette Mission State Park

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Address: Wheatland Rd., Salem, OR
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Over all this is not a real exciting park, you have to pay for a pass to go here it is just open fields there is a path o walk on and a outline of the buildings that were here... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
simpleyme
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oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Over all this is not a real exciting park, you have to pay for a pass to go here it is just open fields there is a path o walk on and a outline of the buildings that were here when it was a mission . I am glad I went but was not real exciting .

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Thank simpleyme
Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This park has some interesting historical exhibits of early settler life. The exhibits are tastefully done, not overwhelming, and do not take away from the beauty of the site, with great hikes, fishing, picnics, etc. The Willamette River is within the park (or a part of the river is). Kids and adults would enjoy this park for most of the... More 

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Thank Janice H
Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

Nice relaxing park, almost a secret getaway. Good place for reunions, or a nice relaxing walk through the area surrounded by farmland.

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Thank EllenBC
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

A distance from the main road, this park will give you opportunity to bike, walk, horse ride or boat ride. Lots of open space for picnicking. Level ground for ease. $5 for parking. An inexpensive rural treat. And on the way there or home- several nurseries to visit. Select some flora to remember the day.

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Thank PDXishome
Prineville, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The park is in a lovely country side area, farms surround the park, there is a walk along the river to the first Mission site. Good place for family picnics.

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1 Thank ceprince409
Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Large, open spaces with great trails and infrequently visited. Not many facilities or offerings, but has great river access for walking.

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1 Thank Tom D
Salem, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A very nice park with an interpretive trail, an off-leash dog park, camping and trails. I have been there to hike/walk and to ride my bike and it's been very enjoyable.

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1 Thank marymo362
Lincoln City, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

We buy a yearly pass and are here three or more times a week the kids love it the dog loves it there is plenty of room for everyone and you can fish it is clean and very well kept up... A true gem

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Vancouver, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This is a fun park to visit for a picnic and for fishing in the Willamette river. This is the site of the oldest continuous run ferry across the Willamette river. You can take a short ride across the river for free as a pedestrian. Just remember that the ferry will only go across the river when there are cars... More 

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Salem, OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

There really is something for everyone here. The Wheatland Ferry is so close and free to take it as a walk on passenger or $2 to take it across in your car.

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