Parks & Playgrounds: Sumpter Park

By Emy Sloan

 

Sumpter Park is a great place to take your kids to burn off some of that extra energy. It’s also the perfect spot to take the dog for a walk, throw the ball around or plan a family picnic! Set in a beautiful South Salem neighborhood, adjacent to Sumpter Elementary School, this 4.4 acre park has got it all- ball fields, walking paths, tennis and basketball courts and of course a great little playground!

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Parks & Playgrounds: Coolidge-McClaine Park in Silverton

By Emy Sloan

 

If you happen to be in the area, Coolidge-McClaine Park in Silverton, Oregon is a wonderful place to stop and spend some time. Located conveniently close to historic downtown Silverton, this park is set in a peaceful wooded area alongside beautiful Silver Creek. Continue reading “Parks & Playgrounds: Coolidge-McClaine Park in Silverton”

Salem Health’s New Therapy & Community Play Area: The Let’s All Play Place

By Emy Sloan

 

The ‘Let’s All Play Place’ is a wonderful new therapy and community playground located on the Salem Health campus next to the Salem Health Rehabilitation Center (on the corner of Mission and Church in Southeast Salem.)  Continue reading “Salem Health’s New Therapy & Community Play Area: The Let’s All Play Place”

Day Trip: Northern Lights Tree Farm- Colonial Harvest Days in Pleasant Hill

By Emy Sloan

 

Northern Lights Tree Farm in Pleasant Hill, Oregon is well known for their Christmas trees…but that’s not all they have to offer! During the harvest season in October there is a great pumpkin patch, a giant corn maze and tons of family fun to be had during the Colonial Harvest Days Celebration! Continue reading “Day Trip: Northern Lights Tree Farm- Colonial Harvest Days in Pleasant Hill”

Pumpkin Patch Fun: Vince Woods Farm

By Emy Sloan

 

Honestly, what’s not to love about the fall? It’s such a comfy, cozy, spooky season. The air is cool and crisp, the autumn leaves are gorgeous, the apples are crunchy and the drinks are hot…ahhh. But one of the best things about the fall is that the pumpkin patches are in full swing!  Continue reading “Pumpkin Patch Fun: Vince Woods Farm”

Parks & Playgrounds: Weathers Street Park

By Emy Sloan

 

Weathers Street Park is conveniently located right off of Lancaster Drive in North Salem. The play equipment is in good condition and the park itself is very well taken care of.

There’s a fun playground with a sheltered picnic area close by, a nicely maintained basketball court and a large open grassy play area. There are even skateboarding rails along the paths!

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Day Trip: Bauman’s Farm and Garden- Gervais

By Emy Sloan

 

Bauman’s Farm and Garden in Gervais, Oregon has got a great playground and farm store. It’s a wonderful place to buy fresh produce and bakery goods, nursery items and more. Continue reading “Day Trip: Bauman’s Farm and Garden- Gervais”