Skinner Butte

skinnersSkinner Butte, the original location of Eugene Skinner’s cabin and birth of the the City of Eugene.

Nestled between the Fifth Street Public Market and the Whitaker District lies Skinner’s Butte Park , one of the gems of Eugene.  Steeped in history and blessed by abundant natural beauty, it’s a unique place and worth experiencing.  Running from the Willamette River at its northern boundary, to the Butte itself at the southern boundary, the park consists of over 100 acres, popular with residents and tourists alike, for a myriad of uses; enjoy a picnic,climbing or hiking, playground for the kids, soak in the vistas of Eugene, trails to bike or walk by the Willamette River, a place to grow your own vegetables.

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