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Riverfront Park

Open Now: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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A large city park along the river

In Salem, Oregon just off the downtown shopping area is the Riverfront park. There is a nice sized... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tomheiser3231
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Salem, Oregon
dog paradise

This is my pups favorite place to go. it does get very crowded on weekends but during the weekdays... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
girlwithapooch
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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All reviews minto brown willamette river gilbert house pedestrian bridge close to downtown splash pad west salem willamette queen beautiful walk ice skating in the winter union st boat dock open grass areas walk or bike across the river great play area lunch and dinner
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A completely unimpressive city park next to a trashy river and a crappy freeway. Watch out for needles, tent cities, and turds floating down the river.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ElDoradoTheMoose
Reviewed 1 week ago

In Salem, Oregon just off the downtown shopping area is the Riverfront park. There is a nice sized group of play appliances that the children enjoyed playing for a long time. The park has a merry go round with beautiful riding animals many of which...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tomheiser3231
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my pups favorite place to go. it does get very crowded on weekends but during the weekdays its great. There is a giant loop my dog and i walk and she loves to race around the giant globe. the view of the river...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank girlwithapooch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice park along the riverfront. Plenty of paths for a walk, jog or bike. Areas for children to play and picnic areas and lots of benches to soak up the scenery. The park actually connects to two other parks. Would have loved to spend...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jesterandboys
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Nice park in downtown Salem on the river. It’s always nice to stroll the walking paths past the Gilbert house museum, the riverboat and the carousel. For a couple months during the winter there is an ice skating rink. In summer there are special events...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SeasideRendezvous88
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Bring your pup and socialize while you both enjoy the beautiful and well cared for park. Always lots of friendly pups with their peeps. The bridge that links the park to Minto Brown is beautiful and well traveled. A lease for your pup is essential...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Shellene11
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This park is just a nice place to relax. It is great for jogging, biking, or just a simple walk. It is also a pet friendly area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joshua B
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Not only can you walk across two beautiful bridges, during the summer they play movies in the park on a grassy knoll. Super fun park!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Patty K
Reviewed 3 October 2018

A really nice park for walking, jogging or just enjoying. Dog friendly with bags and bins handy. Safe childrens' play area and clean, well maintained toilets with disabled facilities. If you want to venture further the new bridge will take you across the Willamette River...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Graham J
Reviewed 14 September 2018

The park is wonderful, but now with the pedestrian bridge it allows transients to set up homeless camps and they are not safe! Recently, a young woman was attacked at knife point near the pedestrian bridge. I love the park, but its becoming unsafe.

Date of experience: September 2018
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LindaG3569
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Response from Rhonda M | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. However you can contact the city of Salem's park and recreation for information. Email address is parksandrecreation@cityofsalem net. The contact phone number is +15035886261
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