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Great soft trail.

For those of us who are looking to be outside but not on the street, this is a great option. I... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
AdventureHS
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Eugene, Oregon
Pre's Trail is a MUST if you are a runner of a certain age

Hanging in my classroom (I am an Elementary School Technology Teacher) is the quote "To Give... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
computergirl1962
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South Central Kansas
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One of many running paths in Eugene, sometimes called "Tracktown USA," this one is a 3.8-mile riverside loop in Alton Baker Park through a woodsy and scenic area.
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

For those of us who are looking to be outside but not on the street, this is a great option. I haven't run in the rain yet but I think it should be fine. Mostly wood chips and there have always been other runners on...More

Thank AdventureHS
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Hanging in my classroom (I am an Elementary School Technology Teacher) is the quote "To Give Anything Less Than Your Best Is To Sacrifice The Gift." We arrived in Portland last Friday at 10:00 am and drove to Eugene just so I could run Pre's...More

Thank computergirl1962
Reviewed 12 August 2017

As a 30+ year runner with my son who's just 15, it was amazing to run the trail that Pre ran. The 4+ mile trail is in Alton Baker Park, part of a much larger trail system within the park. It had good maps and...More

Thank TheFarrens
Reviewed 11 April 2017

If you're a runner and visiting Eugene, this is a great four-mile run (longer if you keep going toward Springfield). The path is barkomulch, and it starts at Alton Baker park. It runs past Autzen Stadium through a beautiful forested area alongside the Willamette River.

1  Thank Dar Sigfusson
Reviewed 3 December 2016

if you are a runner, you cannot miss pre's trail because of its historical meaning. If you live in Oregon, you have to run it in the summer when Eugene is 100 + to get the convection experience !

2  Thank walkaboutearth
Reviewed 13 September 2016

There is something very special about an early morning run on Pre's Trail. I try to run it every time I'm in Eugene. The history and aura of Prefontaine is quintessential Eugene, quintessential Oregon. Running near and over the river is awesome and the site...More

1  Thank CBescape
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This is a great trail to walk or run on if you are in Eugene. Lots of trees, soft trail with wood chips. Great!!

1  Thank vacation399
Reviewed 6 August 2016

There's a scene in the movie, "Gladiator," where the hero is walking through a field of wheat on his way to heaven. That's what it felt like to run Pre's Trail...a heavenly trip. It's beautiful the entire trail in early July. A couple times, you're...More

Thank Clem2000
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Beautiful trail. Mulch, soft, great atmosphere. Even when you see a crowd crossing the bridge it dissipates as soon as you enter the park.

Thank Ksmile2001
Reviewed 15 July 2016

A jog along Pre's trail is a must for athletes and recreational runners/walkers/joggers. The path is soft (wood chips) and meanders along through quiet areas of the Alton Baker Park. Just loved being here!

Thank AMEMGBG
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