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A good place to see another side of Salem as you view or ride the carousel, check out the sternwheeler and the river, take photos in front of the giant, colorful globe or stroll across the bridge to walk on the island.
This is a beautiful river front park in the heart of downtown Salem. Great wide walking paths the circle the entire park. We watched Bald Eagles fishing in the river, which was really amazing. The park has perfectly manicured grass and vegetation. They have benches and picnic…
The park is located on a branch of the Willamette River. The park is beautifully landscaped, has lots of picnic tables and bences, and is a great place to walk. The parking is a little far for older people or people with disabilities.
The park is lovely and in places (bridge and globe) really unique. I loved the walk by the river. Access from the city is odd in that one pavement route just ends in a 6 lane highway and no crossing. The entire site has only one entrance so you may need to backtrack to the…
While visiting downtown Salem, we walked from the Capitol Building to the Waterfront Park to ride the carousel. The indoor carousel is made up of many beautifully carved animals, each exquisitely designed. I am a grandmother and still love to ride carousels; this was one of the…