Simpson Water Pump Station is a 3.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Albany, Oregon that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

3.5 miles
65 feet
Out & Back

dog friendly

kid friendly



mountain biking

nature trips



wild flowers


A 1.8 mile hike which paralles Cox Creek to the Willamette River Stroll through Waverly park on sidewalks around the boat hose with a full view of Waverly Lake, follow the sidewalk up to and cross Old Salem Rd. NE. The sidewalk continues behind Waverly Memorial Cementery. You will go under the over head rail road along Cox Creek and come to Simpson Park. The open gate lets you follow a graveled road to the second Simpson parking lot where you will go around a closed gate near the Simpson log pond. Follow the chip covered trail North with the Willamette river on your left and Simpson long pond on your right. Note the trees with the cable wraped around them for tying off log rafts.

4 months ago

Pretty but I would not go alone there were a couple parts I felt nervous.

7 months ago

A bunch of homeless people live here... no go

Saturday, July 01, 2017

Cute little trail. May use for running the dog.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Nice place to walk.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

nice easy walk. We usually do this area about 3 times a week

Sunday, May 08, 2016

The descriptions provided by others are pretty consistent with I would've said. Good path for a short afternoon out, without having to travel far. Occasionally I have found random people and their personal belongings along the side trails, they are kind people but if that sort of stuff makes you nervous I'd recommend going with a friend.

mountain biking
Monday, May 04, 2015

This starts in the parking area for Talking Waters park. It's a decent but short trail. Highly recommend it if you want to have a nice walk or bike through the woods but don't want do travel to far out of town.

1 month ago

7 months ago

Sunday, June 18, 2017