Middle Fork Willamette Path from Clearwater Park is a 7.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Springfield, OR that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
Paved path follows the Willamette River with views of Mount Pisgah. The 10-foot-wide asphalt path transports walkers, runners, and cyclists along the river. The trek offers close-up views of wildlife and wildflowers, along with a new perspective on Mount Pisgah in the distance to the south.
It paved the whole way so rough on the feet and dogs feet. The river is sometimes in view. Theirs a lot of transients and your pretty isolated because of this I wouldn't recommend walking alone. I had to step over a drunk guy and the person with him was in the bushes. Nice walk with a group.