At over 400 acres, this is Eugene's largest developed park. The first parcel of land was purchased by Lane County in the late 19th century; the remaining acreage was acquired in the early 1960s. Alton Baker Park gets its name from the original publisher of Eugene's Register Guard. The park is divided into two distinct areas, the natural East Alton Baker Park and the more developed West Alton Baker Park. Enjoy miles of trails in addition to vast green lawns, ponds, and picnic areas.

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Expert Review of Alton Baker Park

Parks and Outdoors Review of Alton Baker Park

Away Travel Expert: Jeremy Pataky
ParksExpert Rating 3.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Parks and OutdoorsExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Eugene's riverside parks are certainly part of the reason its known as one of America's most livable cities.
  • Also visit the Whilamut Natural Area of East Alton Baker Park, a 237-acre less-developed area.

East of the Ferry Street Bridge on the north bank of Willamette River
Centennial Blvd.
Eugene, Oregon
Parking: Daily, 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: 541-484-5307
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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