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Address: East Side of Lake Kirby - off of Maple St., Abilene, TX 79602
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This lake area could use some improvements. Has a lot of potential if the City would improve it. Very active area in the summertime. Baseball fields, playground, etc. Could... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2016
Teri B
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Abilene, Texas
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Abilene, Texas
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61 reviews
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

Great place to go to a ball game. Complex is well maintained and we'll lighted for night games. Good stands for spectators as well

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Abilene, Texas
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131 reviews
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Reviewed 25 February 2016

This lake area could use some improvements. Has a lot of potential if the City would improve it. Very active area in the summertime. Baseball fields, playground, etc. Could use more picnic areas, a walking track around the lake would be wonderful.

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Thank Teri B
Texas
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396 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Lake Kirby is not a good example of a recreational lake. The best lake that has clean water and close to Abilene is Lake Coleman about 45 minutes away.

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1 Thank ERL972
Austin, Texas
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70 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015

The park is more in reference to the ballpark where they play baseball and softball and they have a playground. That part of the park is pretty nice (except for the bathrooms as you drive towards the lake). The lake is pretty small and shores up pretty quickly when there's a drought. The water is murky red from the clay.... More 

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Thank Jackson T
Abilene, United States
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2014

NICE PARK! Went to see little league game. Park was clean. Liked the area. You can see the Lake as the sunsets on the water.

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2 Thank Justin H
North Charleston, South Carolina
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67 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2014 via mobile

This is probably the worst park I've ever been to. There is trash everywhere and it is very unkept. The lake is a joke. It's more like a pool where all the runoff from Abilene goes. Seeing people swim in the lake gives me the heebee jeebees.

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8 Thank Amanda C
Abilene, Texas
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109 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2014

The city uses the parks up front for kids softball and they are nice fields. As far as the lake, well its a big mud hole. Seems not long ago a guy shot another when he caught his wife in a car doing well...things. So much for a close lake to hang out at. The roads are dangerous to see... More 

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