Downtown Salem businesses are designated with the city icon.

Marion or Polk Counties

eNRG Kayaking, Mill City

Come raft or inflatable kayak the North Santiam River with eNRG Kayaking. We offer scenic and whitewater guided trips and buy, sell, rent, trade gear.
115 NE Wall St.
Mill City, OR 97360
503-772-1122

Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge

The 2,796-acre refuge offers excellent wildlife observation areas, trails that meander through wetlands and oak/ash forest, raised boardwalks, interpretive exhibits and observation/photography blinds. Most of the interior of the refuge is closed to public entry while the geese are in residence from Oct. 1-Mar. 31.
2301 Wintel Rd.
Jefferson, OR 97352
503-588-2701 or 541-757-7236

Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge

The 2,558-acre refuge offers excellent wildlife observation areas, trails that meander through wetlands, upland prairies and oak/ash forest and interpretive exhibits. Home to several threatened and endangered species. Most of the refuge interior is closed to public entry while the geese are in residence from Oct. 1-Mar. 31.
10995 Hwy. 22
Dallas, OR 97338
503-623-2749 or 541-757-7236

Best Little Roadhouse

More than just great steaks…great food and great times are waiting for you and your group at Best Little Roadhouse restaurant. Duffers and beginners alike thrill to a round of miniature golf on our course. 
1145 Commercial St. SE
Salem, OR 97302
503-365-7225

Boys & Girls Club of Salem, Marion and Polk Counties

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB: "A Place to Be" from IGNITE on Vimeo.

Positive, guidance-oriented activities to over 12,000 youth in grades 1-12 at seven youth centers, a health services center and community athletic leagues.
1395 Summer St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-581-7383

Breitenbush River

The Breitenbush River is a tributary of the North Santiam River in western Oregon in the United States. It drains a rugged, forested area of the Cascade Range east of Salem.

Buena Vista Cycling Route

A ride that winds west from Salem on Hwy. 22 to the towns of Rickreall, Monmouth and Independence. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to visit some interesting attractions and vineyards, ending your journey at the Buena Vista Ferry. 

Bush's Pasture Park ~ Kite Flying

Originally the Bush family's estate, this 90-acre city park includes the Bush House Museum and Conservatory, public rose gardens, playgrounds, trails, and other amenities.
600 Mission St.
Salem, OR 97302
503-363-4714
www.SalemArt.org or www.cityofsalem.net

Cascades Pond

This is a large urban park, 101.2 acres in size. There are many trees, natural areas, and developed paths. There are three reservable sites located at this park: Beaver Grove Shelter, and Blue Gill A & B.
2100 Turner Rd. SE
Salem, OR 97301 

Champoeg State Heritage Area

Full hookups, electrical, tent sites, rustic cabins, hiker/biker camp, group picnic areas, visitors center, historical attractions, meeting hall, amphitheater, hiking/biking trails and disc golf.
7679 Champoeg Rd. NE
Saint Paul, OR 97137
503-678-1251 or 800-452-5687 (camping reservations)

November to January
895 W Main Street
Silverton, OR 97381
503-874-2539

Courthouse

Courthouse is a locally owned business established in 1977. We believe that fitness should be fun and a gym should deliver results.
PO Box 3125
Salem, OR 97302
503-588-2582

Delbert Hunter Arboretum and Botanic Garden

The varied terrain of the arboretum (a living museum of native plants) provides ecological niches to perennials, conifers, wetland species and dryland desert plants.
Park St. entrance, south end of Dallas City Park
31 SW Park St.
Dallas, OR 97338
503-623-7359 or 503-623-2564

Detroit Lake State Recreation Area

Full hookups, electrical, tent sites, visitor center, two mooring docks, fishing dock, wildlife viewing area, two playgrounds, two designated swimming areas and an ADA fishing dock.
44000 N Santiam Hwy. SE
Detroit, OR 97342
503-854-3346 or
800-452-5687 (camping reservations)
www.oregonstateparks.org

Enchanted Forest

Theme park with storybook lane, western town, haunted house, European village, log flume, roller coaster, more rides, summer theatre, food, shops and more!
8462 Enchanted Way SE
Turner, OR 97392
503-371-4242

Gilbert House

Explore 16 hands-on exhibits that inspire learning through creative play, and our 20,000 ft² Outdoor Discovery Area nestled between three historic houses in downtown Riverfront Park.  Enjoy daily crafts, membership opportunities, children's classes, field trips, party rentals, and more!  House tours are free. 
116 Marion St NE
Salem, OR 97301 
503-371-3631

Hallie Ford Museum of Art ~ Salem, Oregon

Pick up a complimentary “The Hunt is On” guide at the museum. Use your knowledge of art, follow clues, find artworks and win a prize.
700 State St. 
Salem, OR 97301
503-370-6855

Historic Downtown Salem Cycling Route

A relatively easy ride meandering through the streets of Historic Downtown Salem. The ride will take you by some of the historic and visitor-friendly sites Salem has to offer.

Independence Hop and Heritage Festival

September
Riverview Park and Amphitheater
50 C St., Independence
503-838-1212