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Willamette River bike trail

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Address: Eugene, OR
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A six-mile bike trail along the Willamette River.

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Beautiful for walking, running, or cycling

This paved trail runs along the river past parks, flower gardens, playgrounds, pools, and other natural areas. So much to do along the way. There are play structures for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
TravelinMan1209
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Eugene, Oregon
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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This paved trail runs along the river past parks, flower gardens, playgrounds, pools, and other natural areas. So much to do along the way. There are play structures for children, soccer fields, fishing spots, picnic areas, bridges across the river with vistas up and down the river. You will find families, friends, couples, and individuals enjoying the trail. It is... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The bike paths hug both sides of the river from Delta Ponds (north of Valley River) all the way to Springfield. There are stretches where the path sneaks inland, but there are river views most of the way. These paths are heavily utilized because they lead to many of Eugene's top destinations: downtown, University of Oregon, Autzen Stadium, Valley River... More 

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Gallipolis, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely a beautiful walk. Go over the bridge and enjoy all of the runners out as well as the beautiful park.

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Harpersfield
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the trail runs along both sides of the river with several bridges that are for foot traffic only. The trail is well marked. I imagine in the summer it would be beautiful, saw several water birds while running.

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On both sides of the Willamette, passing through (or next to) two parks and a rose garden, the paved trail is flat, the views are lovely, and the air is fresh. Great for families. A must-do for visitors.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this bike path along the river. It is paved and is a perfect bike and pedestrian highway for travel around Eugene. It is a real gem to use.

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Willamette Bike Trail courses through Eugene, following the river as it bisects Eugene and neighboring Springfield. The trail is well maintained and offers convenient access to downtown businesses, connections to Lane Transit Distrit busses, and is a popular route to the University of Oregon campus and sports venues (notably Autzen Stadium and Hayward Field). While sections of the trail... More 

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McMinnville, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are here in November, and the bike trail is poplyular, scenic, and quite enjoyable for a walk along the river. Nice done, City of Eugene !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took advantage of the sunny weather and enjoyed this relatively flat ride. Stunning in the fall. I joined the trail near the rose garden on the south side and was pleasantly surprised to see a local playing a didgeridoo. Note that the Knickerbocker bridge is supposedly closed, so if you are a rule follower you will be riding a couple... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While at the River Valley Inn, I managed to get out on the trail twice. There were not too many bicycles, and those passing were polite, especially with "on you left" (much better that Portland). The north trail is perhaps the least pleasant side between the Greenway and DiFasio bridges (approximately 1.5 miles). The walk is first along River Valley... More 

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