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Cunningham Park

W 25th St at S Maiden Lane, Joplin, MO
+1 417-625-4750
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Beautiful Park

What a beautiful park and tribute to all the people of Joplin endured. Well worth the trip. Great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wendy S
Fort Wayne, Indiana
via mobile
Clean and Fun!

We rented a pavilion, for our family reunion, in June of this year. Very nice park with 2... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nancy F
Sainte Genevieve, Missouri
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W 25th St at S Maiden Lane, Joplin, MO
+1 417-625-4750
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful park and tribute to all the people of Joplin endured. Well worth the trip. Great playground areas for children as well.

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented a pavilion, for our family reunion, in June of this year. Very nice park with 2 playgrounds, basketball court, 3 pavilions, and a pool. Enjoyable for a family outing or just a walk around the park.

Thank Nancy F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Inspiration beyond expectation. Imagining a hospital with hundreds of patients, medical staff tending to their medical needs, and then becoming heroes in protecting them, and then the hospital becoming all but demolished in a tornado. Although the bones of the hospital have been removed, its...More

1  Thank gmacfloyd
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The park's reconstruction as a memorial is very thoughtful and detailed- right down to the number of trees matching the number of victims from the tornado. In addition to the memorial there are playground areas. Right across from Cunningham Park, the memorial continues into Mercy...More

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Nice park with a good variety of things to do. Swimming pool. Play equipment, basketball courts, walking trail. There are restrooms and covered pavilions. This park was ground zero in the 2011 tornado. It contains a moving memorial which several people and organizations helped to...More

Thank yopadens
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Well done, very informative site about the huge tornado that went through Joplin. The site is within the park, which is like any other city park. There is parking a short walk from the information plaques.

Thank dorsalmo
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Beautiful tributes to the city of Joplin and victims of the 2011 tornado. We enjoyed walking around the park and learning more about this devastating event. Afterwards, we just drove around town and noticed where the path of the tornado destroyed everything and the rebuilding....More

Thank Carl G
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Cunningham Park was rebuilt after the devastating 2011 tornado that took 161 lives. In the park is a memorial about the tornado. It was a serene place to visit. There is a waterfall with 38 segments representing the 38 minutes the tornado was on the...More

1  Thank nowincolorado
Reviewed 5 July 2017

After the tornado Cunningham Park was completly redone and they did a fantastic job. It is a beautifl place with places to just sit and be quiet.

1  Thank texan897
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We were there to visit family and made our trip to the park to see the newest update. Wow, I was at a loss for words. It is such a beautiful park and tribute to the families who were not as lucky as mine. I...More

Thank Dawn O
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I believe Joplin Parks and Recreation.