Spencer Butte, Eugene
Categories: Outdoor Activities
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This 1.7 mile hike took my husband and I about an hour and 15 minutes. It was a nice little uphill exercise. This path is well traveled and a moderate hike. There were quite of few kids on this trail.... read more »
I'd climbed Spencer Butte years ago while growing up in Eugene and decided, on a whim, after dinner, to see if I could make it to the top while in town to attend my 55th high school reunion. I knew th... read more »
We hiked with 2 teenagers and 3 little kids - ages 3, 6, and 8. The 3 year old did have to be carried in a soft back sling part of the time, but for the most part, the kids did just fine. This trail i... read more »
The "difficult" trail is definitely challenging. A very enjoyable hike that will make you work. The view is great from the top and there is plenty of room to find a place to enjoy it, even when it's busy. The easy trail is equally enjoyable and mostly shady and beautiful. Very well maintained.
Really great hike. The view is fantastic, and the incline isn't that bad. They've added stairs towards the end, so that makes things a little easier.
Great for families and kids, a little tough if your new to hiking (or if you've had back or joint issues). But certainly manageable for little ones, and a casual walker. The views are great on clear days, and the park at the foot of the butte has plenty to offer the little ones.
Awesome trails in Eugene. Love that our city keeps this nature easily available for everyone. Long hikes, short hikes, there's something here for everyone.
Choose from 3 different 1/2-mile hikes. Not advisable without good footwear or if you're not willing to work up something of a sweat. Not the easiest of climbs, but the view from the top is beyond worth it.
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