We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Skinner Butte Park

248 Cheshire Ave # 298, Eugene, OR 97401-2268
Review Highlights
Good view point

Well tended paths and good views make this hilltop park in the center of town nice and convenient... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Kerrie Lea C
Great park by the river

Skinner butte park is nestled between the butte and the Willamette river. We visited on a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Chris H
Eugene, Oregon
via mobile
Read all 78 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
248 Cheshire Ave # 298, Eugene, OR 97401-2268
Write a Review
Reviews (78)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 13 August 2017

Well tended paths and good views make this hilltop park in the center of town nice and convenient, It's also a goog picnic spot.

Thank Kerrie Lea C
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Skinner butte park is nestled between the butte and the Willamette river. We visited on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. I expected the park to be crowded but was pleasantly surprised. While the parking lots were full there was plenty of green space to lay out...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Because we were traveling with a dog we needed a place to stretch his legs in the evening. We enjoyed the walking paths at this large and inviting park. Once can explore the butte or walk along the river. Beautiful. Very laid back pretty place.

Thank Laura E
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Love the planning, maintenance of this bike path. What a great way to appreciate the scenic Willamette River. The pedestrian bridges are so convenient.

Thank subithere
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We went up there just for fun and to take in the view: it was very nice but not spectacular by any means. The space is rather limited up there. I would say do it if you're lacking for something to do and have the...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Walked from our hotel up to the top and wandered around for a while. Pleasant place with a little history, a big yellow "O", and easy walking trails.

Thank LFNT888
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Skinner Butte is an absolutely gorgeous hike! On sunny days, you can see the entirety of Eugene laid out right in front of you. There are all kinds of places to picnic/sit/relax, and there are always very cute dogs. At the base of Skinner Butte...More

Thank MattandMira
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Great views of Hood and Three Sisters on a clear day. Well maintained trails with two routes to the summit

Thank Scott G
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This park has a great playground and at the top of the butte is a 360 degree panarama of the city of Eugene.

Thank Rita R
Reviewed 23 March 2017

At the recommendation of a local we ventured up on a Saturday morning. Nice views of Eugene and the UO campus. There are easy hikes and many Historical markers around.We did not see any transients,area was clean and safe. A varied mix of people, Families...More

Thank MWM1958
Nearby Restaurants
SweetWaters On The River
459 reviews
.77 km away
Oregon Electric Station
470 reviews
.71 km away
Steelhead Brewery
306 reviews
.84 km away
Cornucopia Bar & Burgers
133 reviews
.84 km away
Nearby Attractions
Willamette River bike trail
390 reviews
.58 km away
Owen Rose Garden
121 reviews
.65 km away
Hult Center for the Performing Arts
158 reviews
.89 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Skinner Butte Park staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines