Description - Maud Williamson occupies a flat edge of cultivated Willamette Valley farm land on the west side of the Salem-Dayton highway. It's covered by a fine stand of second-growth Douglas fir.
- The park includes an historic farm house once occupied by the person who donated the property as a park. The park provides a covered picnic shelter which can be reserved for group picnics. Volleyball and horseshoes are available at this site. Large Douglas fir trees tower overhead providing excellent wildflower viewing in the early spring. Trilliums are abundant here.
Vital stats: There is no fee to use this park, except for the fee to reserve the group picnic shelters
Recreation - Maud Williamson offers opportunities for picnicking, playing horseshoes, volleyball, viewing wildflowers, viewing wildlife, and bird watching.
Climate - Climate in this region changes with elevation. The area receives a high amount of precipitation. Much of the precipitation comes from October to April in the form of rain at the low elevations and as wet heavy snow in the higher elevations. Winter temperatures are normally cool at the lower elevations and cold at the higher elevations. Although snow is possible in the lowest elevations, it is infrequent and does not stay on the ground for long. Late spring, summer and early autumn bring the best chance for clear, sunny days and bring moderate temperatures.
This park is located in the Willamette Valley region, of OR 221, 12 miles north of Salem.