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Alton Baker Park

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Address: 632 Day Island Rd, Eugene, OR 97401
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Miles of jogging and bicycle paths orginate in this popular urban park.

Miles of jogging and bicycle paths orginate in this popular urban park.

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Easy Access and Great Place to Walk

We walked our dogs in this park while recently visiting Eugene, accessing if from across the street from Autzen Stadium. Even with an event there for the day, we were able to find... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
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Portland OR
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Portland OR
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98 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We walked our dogs in this park while recently visiting Eugene, accessing if from across the street from Autzen Stadium. Even with an event there for the day, we were able to find quick parking and within minutes were walking along a trail that still had some snow from a previous storm. We were on our way out of town... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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285 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Alton Baker Park is a haven for all sorts of activities. The canals invite kayaking and canoeing on quiet waters fun to explore. Trails for running and biking bring in a faster crowd. Shelters can be reserved for group gatherings and picnics. Several times each summer bit events bring in hundreds of people. It's almost over-run by flocks of Canada... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Great park to walk with your pet and friends or bike ride. See the stacked stones in the river from the bridge. Don't miss the sustainable water garden...informative and pretty.

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Thank mclay2015
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This park provided some beautiful locations to take Senior portraits. There was a multitude of options just at the first parking lot.

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Thank Jennifer R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

One of the best parks to take an in city hike, be near the Willamette river, watch the Independence Day fireworks, pre-game for Ducks football, go to a outdoor concert, or just hang out on large grass areas. An 18 hole disc golf course (wonderfully maintained by the way) too! Good free parking except on Ducks gamedays and special events.

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Thank Paul C
Eugene, Oregon
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67 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a great place for a short walk (on a flat surface, for those with walking difficulties) or a bike ride. It also has a small artificial lake and a frisbee golf area.

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Thank Vishvadeva
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34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Alton Baker Park is right across the Willamette River from the University of Oregon campus. Autzen Stadium, home of the U of O Ducks football team is also located on the edge of this park.

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Thank Kerry A
North Oaks, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We walked on Pre's Trail and the trails in Alton Baker Park. It was so nice to be in a city setting and to have these types of trails available to use. Beautiful prairie land along the river and other areas had lots of nice trees and shade. We enjoyed our walk!

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Thank vacation399
San Francisco, California
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 August 2016

What I like about Alton Baker Park is that there is a varitey of "things" and places of beauty. Some of the "things" are the coveres areas, the foot bridges, the walking paths, the solar system models, bathrooms, benches, plenty of parking, wheel chair accessibility, etc. Some of the varity of it's beauty is the view of the Willamette River... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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215 reviews
106 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

We stayed at the Residence Inn for our WSV bikeway ride. We discovered this riverside park and enjoyed stroking through and reading the Nobel Peace Prize display which featured Americans earning this award. There is also a small scale display of the planets and sun which was fun to explore.

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