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Bush's Pasture Park

600 Mission St SE, Salem, OR 97302-6203
+1 503-588-6336
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Beautiful garden Park

Huge and diverse! From big open grass, to vast, lush rose gardens, to endless trails through... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Pattie H
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Salem, Oregon
Local Favorite

A few local residents of Salem told us this park was their favorite and we soon found out why... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Maureen O
,
Sequim, Washington
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Smack in the middle of the city sits the 90-acre Bush's Pasture Park, with trails for jogging, walking or biking, picnic areas and playgrounds, Oregon's oldest greenhouse conservatory and the historic Bush House Museum, a Victorian home with original wallpaper and furnishings.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“art fair” (12 reviews)
“rose garden” (17 reviews)
“art gallery” (8 reviews)
LOCATION
600 Mission St SE, Salem, OR 97302-6203
CONTACT
+1 503-588-6336
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Huge and diverse! From big open grass, to vast, lush rose gardens, to endless trails through wooded areas, its a great place to wander aimlessly on any kind of day!

Thank Pattie H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A few local residents of Salem told us this park was their favorite and we soon found out why. It's specialty is families; there is a running track for competitions, fields for sports, tables for picnics, paved and dirt trails for jogging or walking, woods...More

Thank Maureen O
Reviewed 9 February 2017

this is a do what you want type park. It has a beautiful rose garden area cared for by local rose "experts" I will call them (not sure if even paid,maybe volunteers, but do a great job trimming etc.). so after a stroll, (and in...More

1  Thank doug p
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I spend much time in Bush's Pasture Park. It is a great place just to walk, to see the rose garden, the late1800's Bush Mansion, the trees and happy people having picnics. If you are in Salem, this park is a must see. Many special...More

2  Thank Sunshinejim7
Toni W, Public Relations Manager at Bush's Pasture Park, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Thank you so much for your review. If you ever have a concern about Bush's Pasture Park or any other Salem Park, please contact our park office at 503-588-6336. Have a wonderful day! Toni Whitler Parks Operations and Planning City of Salem, Public Works 503-588-6336

Reviewed 22 December 2016

Bush park is one of the best parks I've seen anywhere in the country. I live nearby and I go for a walk or run several times per week. We also frequently take our grand children to play on one of two play grounds.

2  Thank Mark G
Toni W, Public Relations Manager at Bush's Pasture Park, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

Thank you for you review of Bush's Pasture Park. We love it too! We welcome any comments or suggestions any time. Toni

Reviewed 16 December 2016

My family has been coming here for years...it's a pretty park and a nice place to enjoy the scenery.

1  Thank RoadtripRosie
Reviewed 12 December 2016

It was not too busy the day we went their was plenty of free parking, the trails were slushy and the grass was soaked but that is Oregon in the winter, Lots of trails lots too see you walk around the old houses ,there is...More

1  Thank simpleyme
Reviewed 8 December 2016

What a great place to have a picnic, play tennis, and jog. There is an upper level and a lower level - both with parking. You feel like you are out in the country, when, in fact, you are almost in downtown Salem.

2  Thank jsterup
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Great house to visit with large park to enjoy walking, relaxing eating or anything you like to do in a park. Away from the noise of downtown.Beautiful gardens to enjoy.

Thank ken m
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Love walking through this huge park. You can get a nice, long walk by going all around the park and through it. Lots of access points with paved walkways, bathrooms, baseball diamond, a few tennis courts with lights, woodsy area, art barn, children's play area...More

Thank Jessie K
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Response from Maureen O | Reviewed this property |
There were no signs stating to stay out of the trees, however, we did not see any kids or adults in the trees and we walked around the part for a few hours, covering much of the area. I suspect it would be discouraged but... More
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Becky J A
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Response from ken m | Reviewed this property |
there are lots of great trails and paths in a great setting, a little rainy this time f year.
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Elizabeth G
24 July 2016|
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Response from Toni W | Property representative |
Please visit South Salem Cycleworks at 503-399-9848 or Santiam Bikes at 503-363-6602 Both are listed as bike rentals. City of Salem does not have a bicycle rental facility at any of their parks. Questions: Please call... More
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