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Minto-Brown Island Park

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2200 Minto Island Road SE, Salem, OR
+1 503-588-6336
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Urban wilderness

With the opening of the Peter Courtney Bridge last summer, Minto Brown Island Park is even better... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Kathy K
Salem Oregon USA
Small park

It''s not one of Salems best parks...great for running and also is close to dog park. Also a good... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Salem, Oregon
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2200 Minto Island Road SE, Salem, OR
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

With the opening of the Peter Courtney Bridge last summer, Minto Brown Island Park is even better than before. This relatively undeveloped urban park is a birder's paradise, and it is now connected by paved trails to the Riverfront Park in downtown Salem as well...More

2  Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 14 September 2017

It''s not one of Salems best parks...great for running and also is close to dog park. Also a good walking trail. Not really family friendly.

Thank ronnajo
Reviewed 31 August 2017

This is a great place for an easy flat run, through a mix of woodlands, riverbank, and meadows. There are frequent trail signs and maps, and the trail distances are labeled. Most of the trails are paved, but I found a few softer dirt segments....More

1  Thank lightfootAnchorage2
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Very large park for hikiing, picnics and numerous trails for bike riding along the river that connect to downtown.

Thank manofbend
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Minto Brown is great place to walk or ride a bike, lots of shade so its cooler and tons of wild life to see if you are out early. With access to downtown so much easier I don't recommend going by yourself at dusk or...More

1  Thank Duane W
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Minto Brown Park offers a variety of paved pedestrian & bicycle trails that extend along sloughs, ponds, and the Willamette River. There are play areas, a dog park, good parking areas, and the addition of the new pedestrian bridge now links Minto Brown Park to...More

1  Thank William Elliott A
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful, expansive, and multifunctional park set adjacent to the Willamette river. 15+ miles of path, one of which connects to a bridge to downtown Salem. Bike, hike, play on a structure or take your pooch to the huge dog area. A park that's hard to...More

Thank JMShearman
Reviewed 12 July 2017

From a new walking bridge to miles of trails you will find a lot of nice scenery to accompany your hike at Minto-Brown Island Park. You can picnic or stop by to walk the dogs there is always something to for all ages.

Reviewed 11 July 2017

So much preserved beauty! You can drive in, park, picnic, theres a separate dog park that really popular, but it's the trails that take you through the wilderness that really make it special. Some go along tha Willamette River. Its a great place for bike...More

Thank Pattie H
Reviewed 11 July 2017

If you like to enjoy peaceful scenery during a safe and level bike ride, then give MB a try. It is also a great spot to stop by for marionberry picking. Can't wait to access it from Riverfront Park once we return to Salem. Itchin'...More

Thank judyer104
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Kenna M
6 July 2017|
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Response from Paula S | Reviewed this property |
I've been in Salem for many years, I've never known it to be anything else other than farm land.
11 May 2015|
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Response from SueinPortland | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are a few, I believe, down by the children's playground area all the way at the end of the road near the river.