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Address: Eugene, OR
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One of many running paths in Eugene, sometimes called "Tracktown...

One of many running paths in Eugene, sometimes called "Tracktown USA," this one is a 3.8-mile riverside loop in Alton Baker Park through a woodsy and scenic area.

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A must do while in Tracktown

A great 4 mile loop to run with the family. It is a wonderfully maintained trail through a lovely park with areas of lush trees, along creeks, the river, pond and the stadium... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 March 2016
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Calgary, Canada
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128 reviews
49 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

This was a nice trail to walk along (my husband and I aren't runners). We were a little nervous about visiting as we didn't want to "be in the way" of people jogging. However, it was quiet and we enjoyed the comfort of the cedar trail -- most people we met along the trail were walking as well. We also... More 

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30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

A great 4 mile loop to run with the family. It is a wonderfully maintained trail through a lovely park with areas of lush trees, along creeks, the river, pond and the stadium. Magical!

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New York
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109 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

This is the model that all communities should use for running trials. Soft surface, marked, some places have lights and you are sure to see an elite out of a run while your there

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Springfield, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

This is a must do. Your time will be well spent. It will be a memory made for all the right reasons. You never know who you might meet on this trail!

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Eugene, Oregon, USA
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36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

If you're a runner, you've got to run Pre's trail. It's historic, beautiful, and relaxing. It's a great 4.2 mile loop that always goes by quickly. The bark surface is well-maintained.

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1 Thank AndiM74
Williamsburg, Virginia
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242 reviews
91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Ran this at first light it was a bit trick in the near dark. But felt like I was on sacred ground. Very cool. Worth the effort.

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Thank oldensign
Springfield, Oregon
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68 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

This trail is beautiful during the fall. I find it easy to navigate. I think it's iconic also. Especially given it's namesake.

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Thank duranfan71
Santee, CA
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015

It was a block behind our Best Western hotel and was wonderful to run on the trail and substrate he preferred. The kids got a kick running where Pre had.

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Thank Themama15
Philadelphia, PA
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

So fun to trace Steve Prefontaine's footsteps in his University of Oregon days. The trail was wood chips in some places and paved in others. Beautiful scenery along the route. I kept making wrong moves to hit the inner and outer loops correctly but I did the best I could!! Crosses a river at one point. Tons to see while... More 

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2 Thank Jenmike23
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

Great trail that is clearly marked out and runs you through a lovely park along the river also. Got a good 6 miles in on the wood chip path that is compacted to make it easier to run on. It was a treat to run there in memory of Pre.

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