Salem Area Nature

Silver Falls State Park

Silver Falls State Park
20024 Silver Falls Hwy. SE
Sublimity, OR  97385
503-873-8681 or 800-452-5687 (camping reservations)
www.oregonstateparks.org
Recommended Time Allotment: 3-4 hours
Electrical, tent sites, rustic cabins, waterfalls, group tent areas, group RV areas, youth camp, horse camp, canyon hiking trails, bike paths and a historic lodge.

Lunch
Contact Travel Salem for recommendations or review the dining section of TravelSalem.com.
181 High St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-581-4325 or 800-874-7012
Salem offers dining for all likes and price ranges. From Chinese cuisine to Italian elegance, Salem has it and more.

The Oregon Garden
879 W Main St.
PO Box 155 (mailing)
Silverton, OR 97381
503-874-8100 or 877-674-2733
www.oregongardenresort.com
Recommended Time Allotment: 2-3 hours
Experience The Oregon Garden’s 20 specialty gardens and spectacular vistas. Enjoy events year-round including Earth Day, Brewfest, car shows, summer concerts, seasonal festivals and more!

Bush’s Pasture Park
600 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR  97302
503-588-6261
www.cityofsalem.net
Recommended Time Allotment: 1 hour
A 90-acre park featuring nature trails, open green spaces, beautiful gardens and the only Soap Box Derby “Supertrack” west of Omaha, Nebraska. Home to Bush House Museum and Historic Deepwood Estate.

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Minto-Brown Island Park
2200 Minto Island Rd. (located off of River Rd. S)
Salem, OR 97302
503-588-6261
www.cityofsalem.net
Recommended Time Allotment: 1 hour
This 900-acre natural area features 12 miles of paved and soft-surface walking/bicycle trails, reservable picnic shelter and acres of crops dedicated to feed the wildlife.

Salem’s Riverfront Park
200 Water St. NE (downtown Salem)
Salem, OR 97301
503-588-6261
www.cityofsalem.net
Recommended Time Allotment: 1 hour
With acres of open green space, walking paths and beautiful views of the Willamette River, this downtown event park is available for group use, concerts and community festivals.

Dinner
Historic Downtown Salem
Roughly bounded by Chemeketa, High, Ferry, and Front Streets.
Recommended Time Allotment: 2 hours
Visitors appreciate historic downtown’s beautiful architecture, mix of delicious eateries, unique shops, art galleries, salons, and major department stores. Entertainment and walking tours available (self-guided).

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