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Willamette Mission State Park

Wheatland Rd., Salem, OR
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Kayak

I took my kids here to try out the kayaks, its a big park very beautiful alot of activity areas for... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
J E
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Keizer, Oregon
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Peaceful Park - nice walks

Slightly off the beaten track, but an easy 1 hour drive from North Portland. There is a $5 fee - we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
PDXPortland
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Portland, Oregon
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  • Very good36%
  • Average24%
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“open fields” (2 reviews)
“fishing” (3 reviews)
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Wheatland Rd., Salem, OR
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I took my kids here to try out the kayaks, its a big park very beautiful alot of activity areas for voleyball,frisbee golf, fishing . There is a small lake that has a couple docks its full of little pan fish that my kids loved...More

Thank J E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Slightly off the beaten track, but an easy 1 hour drive from North Portland. There is a $5 fee - we have a year park pass which I recommend if you use Oregon State Parks - Champoeg, Silver Falls etc. We went on the 4th...More

Thank PDXPortland
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I didn't stay long, seemed too remote and there is broken glass all over the parking lot like they have problems with vandalism of vehicles.

Thank JosephandTamera
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We found this great park in our hotel provided guide (Quality Suites, Keizer--GREAT hotel!!!) This is a wonderful park! Great walking trails, some along the Willamette River. We enjoyed a glorious morning here.

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Over all this is not a real exciting park, you have to pay for a pass to go here it is just open fields there is a path o walk on and a outline of the buildings that were here when it was a mission...More

Thank simpleyme
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This park has some interesting historical exhibits of early settler life. The exhibits are tastefully done, not overwhelming, and do not take away from the beauty of the site, with great hikes, fishing, picnics, etc. The Willamette River is within the park (or a part...More

Thank Janice H
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Nice relaxing park, almost a secret getaway. Good place for reunions, or a nice relaxing walk through the area surrounded by farmland.

Thank EllenBC
Reviewed 10 January 2016

A distance from the main road, this park will give you opportunity to bike, walk, horse ride or boat ride. Lots of open space for picnicking. Level ground for ease. $5 for parking. An inexpensive rural treat. And on the way there or home- several...More

Thank PDXishome
Reviewed 25 August 2015

The park is in a lovely country side area, farms surround the park, there is a walk along the river to the first Mission site. Good place for family picnics.

1  Thank ceprince409
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Large, open spaces with great trails and infrequently visited. Not many facilities or offerings, but has great river access for walking.

1  Thank Tom D
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