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Lovely place to stroll

Took some friends who were visiting to this place for an outing. I love what they are doing here... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nice walk for viewing wildlife.

The purpose of Talking Waters was to both cool outflow to the Willamette River and provide a... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Albany, Oregon
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took some friends who were visiting to this place for an outing. I love what they are doing here and wish there were more natural restoration projects like this around. Very pleasant place to stroll, with many different paths and choices - you could make...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CarAarF
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The purpose of Talking Waters was to both cool outflow to the Willamette River and provide a sanctuary to wildlife, this site provides both as well as an opportunity to enjoy the wildlife. For a singular and unique answer to the challenges of a growing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank C_Bonville
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This is such a beautiful place to go walking we love to go walk there I would walk there every day if I had more time but it is such a fascinating peaceful tranquil place to go I also like the idea that I could...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank James W
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Quiet and peaceful place to walk with many flowers during the summer and some wild life. The waters attract wild birds of various species.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank James W
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Not as nice as it was went it was first opened but still a nice place to take young kids for a walk in nature for an hour or so.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank davida9201
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Talking Waters is a project that was a good move for the city and the two businesses that worked together to improve an area that now can be a wonderful outing and to see how progress can be a benefit for our community. I don’t...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to visit. With the migration of water fowl going South it's a stop over to rest and feed with ducks and geese coming and going. Summer time its turtles, fish, frogs, and wetland birds and animals to see. Lots of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank lonnier28
Reviewed 9 November 2017

All of the different water features and the history of the area are very interesting and it is a good place to walk and view aviary wildlife mostly waterfowl.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank twobuttes
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The reclaimed water and the easy barkdust and gravel trails around to view birds and small wildlife is worth a trip out to see. Easy walking paths, stroller friendly (most of them.) You will turtles besides birds!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank SirannaA
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This is a hidden jewel! What a beautiful one mile walk in a quiet setting. Lots of plants, trees and critters surrounding us, not to mention water falls. The water full of duckweed is surreal, all bright green and flourishing with hidden turtles about. I...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank MaryKayF
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Nadene K
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Response from C_Bonville | Reviewed this property |
Albany Visitor's Association has a digital guide which includes a map including most points of interest for a visitor.
Nicole L
26 June 2017|
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Response from Allen P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do allow bikes there. I verified it. There are no bike racks so you will need to keep your bike with you.