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Skinner Butte Park

248 Cheshire Ave # 298, Eugene, OR 97401-2268
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Short walk or drive

Provides a great view of downtown Eugene. A good workout is the hike up, then down to the river... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sacramento, California
Everyone Can Enjoy this Park

From kiddies to seniors, Eugene's Skinner Butte Park has something to enjoy. A jogging trail near... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Eugene, Oregon
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  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
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“rock climbers” (3 reviews)
“climbing wall” (2 reviews)
248 Cheshire Ave # 298, Eugene, OR 97401-2268
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Provides a great view of downtown Eugene. A good workout is the hike up, then down to the river walk and you end up at a local brewery.

1  Thank barongruda
Reviewed 13 October 2017

From kiddies to seniors, Eugene's Skinner Butte Park has something to enjoy. A jogging trail near the Willamette River passes by one of the best playgrounds in the area...in addition to typical slides and swings there is a lot of interactive play for kids, like...More

Thank 77mic
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Drive to top. Hike the trails. Enjoy the views. Walk along the river. Let the kids run in the grass.

Thank kenmosz
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Kids' playground, picnic areas, strolls by the river, hiking up to the crest of Skinner Butte, rock climbing, something for everyone at this City park.

Thank tbatori99
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Well tended paths and good views make this hilltop park in the center of town nice and convenient, It's also a goog picnic spot.

Thank Kerrie Lea C
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Skinner butte park is nestled between the butte and the Willamette river. We visited on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. I expected the park to be crowded but was pleasantly surprised. While the parking lots were full there was plenty of green space to lay out...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Because we were traveling with a dog we needed a place to stretch his legs in the evening. We enjoyed the walking paths at this large and inviting park. Once can explore the butte or walk along the river. Beautiful. Very laid back pretty place.

Thank Laura E
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Love the planning, maintenance of this bike path. What a great way to appreciate the scenic Willamette River. The pedestrian bridges are so convenient.

Thank subithere
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We went up there just for fun and to take in the view: it was very nice but not spectacular by any means. The space is rather limited up there. I would say do it if you're lacking for something to do and have the...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Walked from our hotel up to the top and wandered around for a while. Pleasant place with a little history, a big yellow "O", and easy walking trails.

Thank LFNT888
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