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River Heritage Park

15 Hightower Pl, Florence, AL 35630-5642
+1 256-760-6300
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Really well kept and lovely

Great little park for a stroll or picnic with family. Children area is really nice as well. No... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Birmingham, Alabama
Relaxing SUnday Morning

We took our grandson here to give them a view of Wilson Dam. Little did we know we would spend... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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“splash pad” (11 reviews)
“wilson dam” (3 reviews)
“water jets” (2 reviews)
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15 Hightower Pl, Florence, AL 35630-5642
+1 256-760-6300
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Great little park for a stroll or picnic with family. Children area is really nice as well. No admission charge for this tucked away jewel.

Thank 60something55
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We took our grandson here to give them a view of Wilson Dam. Little did we know we would spend almost 2 hours here. The fountain is amazing with the water jets timed to music. But even better, the boys had their swim suits and...More

Thank TuscaloosaMike
Reviewed 17 May 2017

not a great menu for lunch, breakfast was good coffee was great servers were friendly prices were average also

Thank deerp0int
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I have only watched other people with their children playing in the water, since I don't have any small children in my life right now. Everyone seemed to be having a great time and it doesn't cost anything, other than gas to get there. Parents...More

Thank Duster
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The fountain/ splash pad was not open during our visit due to school being back in session, but it looked like it would be great!! The views are amazing and a good place to get out and stretch your legs after a long drive.

Thank Auannmarie
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Love love love to take my grandsons to the splash pad! We spend hours here. They blast all genre's of music from the speakers and the kids love it! They have clean bathrooms, vending machines, a playground and best part is that its FREE! Take...More

1  Thank Penny H
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Free water fun plus playground for Children. Clean, nice, location, walking distance from Mariott. Also shade to accommodate those who only want to watch.

Thank Charles C
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Kinda hard to find. Just follow the signs and the confusing part is that it's located behind the Marriot Hotel. Just go through the parking lot and you will be shocked at what's back there (we were anyway). A large area of water sprinklers, large...More

2  Thank Briala22
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Splash pad was the best I have ever seen! I even wrote my councilman on Facebook telling him we needed one just like it in our town! Playground was pretty awesome too!

1  Thank Rsavell
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I like this park. It has a very large splash pad for kids, and best of all it is FREE. It is a little difficult to locate, because it is behind the Marriott and conference center. The only drawback is there are minimal seating for...More

Thank hbrew1886
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