Bush’s Pasture Park is a 90.5 acre city park located in the heart of Salem, Oregon.


It is home to the municipal rose garden, mixed flower borders, and acres of oak woodlands, walking trails and picnic areas. The historic Bush House Museum and Conservatory and  Salem Art Association’s Bush Barn Art Center and Annex are also located there. Downtown Salem is an easy 10-minute walk from the park.

Bush’s Pasture Park is open 365 days a year and from 5 AM to Midnight. Bathrooms are closed at 4 PM. Dogs on a leash are welcome.

The park offers several areas for reservation, including the Lower Leffelle picnic area, softball field, rose garden gazebo, and informal amphitheater. To learn more, visit the City of Salem’s park website.

Bush’s Pasture Park is served directly by Cherriots bus routes 6, 7, and 22, and is one block east of route 21. Cherriots participates in TransitApp, a free smartphone application that provides route and planning information for Salem and over 100 additional cities.

Amenities Include:

  • Picnic areas
  • Walking trails
  • Playgrounds
  • Softball field
  • Tennis Courts
  • Open lawn for Frisbee or similar activity
  • Informal amphitheater
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