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Willamette River bike trail

Eugene, OR
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Beautiful path along the river

I walk this path almost every day. Bikes, skateboards, walkers, and runners share it with plenty of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Gem of Eugene

This is what makes Eugene really amazing. 20 or more miles of uninterrupted, contiguous bike trails... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Philip W
Eugene, Oregon
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A six-mile bike trail along the Willamette River.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I walk this path almost every day. Bikes, skateboards, walkers, and runners share it with plenty of cooperation. It's safe and easy to navigate.

Thank bkuz
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is what makes Eugene really amazing. 20 or more miles of uninterrupted, contiguous bike trails that are a long way from traffic and very close to the Willamette River. I and many others have used these trails to train for marathons, being able to...More

Thank Philip W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful relativity flat trail along side the Willamette River and through several parks. Lots of shade and places to stop and enjoy the scenery and you can also go through the Delta Ponds where there's wildlife to watch or photograph. There are restaurants along the...More

1  Thank Barry C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The trail is used pretty heavily but it's very peaceful. It is a great place to walk or bike during hot weather because of the abundant shade. A great place for families with kids to bike without traffic and has good parking at Valley River...More

Thank W1416SEdanielk
Reviewed 1 week ago

great place to walk and ride bikes. there is a lot of birds and water. lots of people use this to travel .

Thank Kelli T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We set out from the hotel to head to the river. We had seen the extensive farmers market on Saturday but wanted to see more of Eugene. The bike trail along the river was a wonderful walk. Lots of huge old trees for shade, an...More

Thank mominmla
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This trail is well taken care of and well marked. There is lots of shade along most of the trail so even in the afternoons it is pleasant biking. You can make your ride as short as you want or as long as you want...More

Thank chelseabmw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I hiked this path from Valley River Inn, over the river about 1.5 miles to the north and back down on the West bank. A good paved path with lots of large trees for shade. Just be careful and vigilant as you...More

Thank jandago
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like to walk or bike this is a must do in Eugene! The Willamette River Bike trail parallels the Willamette River on 2 sides and connects down town Eugene with Springfield, the U of O and the Valley River shopping Mall as well...More

Thank Marlys M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I love to ride bicycles when we travel, renting our bikes at either an "urban bike" location or from a local bike shop. While in Eugene visiting our son and daughter-in-law, we rented bikes from Paul's Bicycle Way of Life on 556...More

2  Thank sde63
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4 July 2017|
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Response from travelbuff373 | Reviewed this property |
I had my own bike, so I didn't need to rent, but I agree will all the other comments about this. Eugene is very bicycle friendly and there are many shops in town that will rent. Best way would be to google it. It will... More
Cierra P
18 August 2016|
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Response from Pam R | Reviewed this property |
One is on the back side of Valley River Mall (behind the theaters), Alton Baker Park, The Rose Garden, by Parkside Preschool near the soccer fields, Community Gardens at the end of Polk, up by the Beltline, off of River... More
11 March 2015|
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Response from Kandy W | Reviewed this property |
Here are three bike rental places to get you started: Rent-A-Bike (541) 579-5552; Bicycle Way of Life (541) 344-4105; Paul's Bicycle Way of Life (541) 342-6155. Enjoy Eugene! It is a great town to walk or bike around.