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Salmon Street Springs

Salmon Street and Front Ave., Portland, OR 97205
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Nice to cool off

It is a nice place to let the kids run around and cool off when you are down by the waterfront... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
via mobile
Nice place, even at night

We were impressed at how well it was kempt and even at night it was an impressive place to walk... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2016
Jonathan H
Olympia, Washington
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A water fountain located near Portland's Visitor Center.
  • Excellent7%
  • Very good65%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
28 Jul 2016
“Nice to cool off”
26 May 2016
“Nice place, even at night”
Salmon Street and Front Ave., Portland, OR 97205
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

It is a nice place to let the kids run around and cool off when you are down by the waterfront. There is a piano out by the Springs as well that people can just go up and play too. There are lots of benches...More

1  Thank jshallow01
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We were impressed at how well it was kempt and even at night it was an impressive place to walk around.

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 25 February 2015

A neat fountain in the Tom McCall Waterfront Park- it's close to the river and has nice views of the water, the mountains and the cityscape. Lots of kids running around and having fun in the spray. Nice to walk thru and cool off on...More

Thank KaChHa
Reviewed 25 November 2014

This fountain is fun to watch, particularly when a passel of kids are darting back and forth trying to dodge its jets. However, if you are a tired hiker who spots those big blocks around the edge of the fountain, apparently well away from the...More

Thank AnnArborMiBob
Reviewed 4 August 2014

It was 95 degrees on our day in Portland. We walked over here while going to the Saturday Market. It was so nice to dip our feet in. My daughter got pretty wet and loved it!

Thank MrsVyn
Reviewed 5 June 2013

I've photographed seniors and newly engaged couples near this fountain. It's also nice just to sit in the warm weather and enjoy the spray!

Thank LLP1957
Reviewed 29 May 2013

Nice spot on banks of Willamette River. Good place to go on a hot day. Nice views of river near by and close to downtown.

Thank Leonard L
Reviewed 18 April 2013

On the waterfront park, play in the springs with the other 4-40 y/o's. Great people watching. Rent a bike right there, or catch a pedicab and tour the beautiful waterfront.

Thank mpn7330
Reviewed 20 January 2012

Water and kids- there you go. A bit more screaming and crying than I am comfortable dealing with. Otherwise nice in how the jets of the fountain are moderated by the pace of traffic.

1  Thank Tom G
Reviewed 27 December 2011

Fun for children the summer. Located within easy walking distance of the core of downtown, near the river.

Thank Terry R
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