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Minto-Brown Island Park

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Great place to ride a bike or view birds

When we stay in Salem we always rent bikes (Bike Peddler) and hit Minto-Brown for a few hours... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Adam C
Something for everyone

This park is a wonderful place to get out & enjoy fresh air. There is a dog park for pet... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Salem, Oregon
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2200 Minto Island Road SE, Salem, OR
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Reviewed yesterday

When we stay in Salem we always rent bikes (Bike Peddler) and hit Minto-Brown for a few hours. Yesterday, I was looking for Raptors and was not let down. Osprey, Redtail Hawks, and a Bald Eagle, were on my list and I saw all them...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Adam C
Reviewed yesterday

This park is a wonderful place to get out & enjoy fresh air. There is a dog park for pet exercising. Lots of paved paths clearly marked for length of walk and directions. There’s even a new path from this park to Riverfront park downtown...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Miss1209
Reviewed yesterday

Miles of paved and dirt trails, and now bridges connecting Minto Brown with Riverfront Park, and Wallace Marine give you access to The Willamette River, and to Sloughs where the Willamette used to flow long ago. There are endless places here to release, whether you're...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

We have moved away from the Salem area and Minto Brown Dog area is one of the things we miss the most!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jayne723
Reviewed 31 January 2019

great park for all kinds of outdoor activities. wild flowers, birds, flowres , trails for hiking, ots of bike paths. overall great place for outdoor fun.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ken m
Reviewed 19 January 2019 via mobile

A park with all natural trails, wildflowers, wildlife viewings. I esp love the river trail but there are vistas of open fields and deep wood trails.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Ann H
Reviewed 13 December 2018

My friend and walking buddy likes to go here when she is in training for a marathon. She and I go sometimes just to enjoy all the trees, quiet, and to cross the bridge. Lots of parking nearby. Close to downtown Salem if you want...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Virginia R
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Great park for all kinds of activities. The new bridge is beautiful especially at night. Dog park is great for letting Fido run.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank imaginelove
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Had a great time hear with a friend. Beautiful park with great open trails for walking, running or biking. Wildlife around every corner. Will go back for sure.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Kelly A
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Our kids do love this park, I just wish they had swings or a larger play structure. When there are more than 5 or 6 kids playing on it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MrsD422
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Kay L
14 June 2018|
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Response from LB391 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Should have checked before posting. It should read.... Enter.... covered picnic area.....lol.
6 July 2017|
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Response from SunshineTrekker7 | Reviewed this property |
I've been in Salem for many years, I've never known it to be anything else other than farm land.
11 May 2015|
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Response from SueinPortland | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are a few, I believe, down by the children's playground area all the way at the end of the road near the river.