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Portsmouth City Park

Closed Now: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Open today: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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Nice Family Park

Great place to take children. The playground is nice and the children can feed the ducks and geese... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
VRSinSC
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Florence, South Carolina
Portsmouth City Park

Beautiful park with water view and a train. Great for family pinics. There are play parks for the... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Traci M
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“golf course”(10 reviews)
“boat ramp”(7 reviews)
“tennis courts”(5 reviews)
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100 City Park Ave, Portsmouth, VA 23701-1552
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to take children. The playground is nice and the children can feed the ducks and geese. Pretty spot to picnic.

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank VRSinSC
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful park with water view and a train. Great for family pinics. There are play parks for the kids. You can go fishing or crabbing from the pier or take a train ride thru the park.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Traci M
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

We walked a fair distance to get here and it was pretty hot. Dogs loved seeing geese and herons. Chasing squirrrls. Pets must be leashed and roads are narrow here. They launch boats here onto the Elizabeth River

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mountlombard
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Lots of space for the kids to run around. Theres a huge playground right next to a train that you can ride, and a picnic area to eat lunch.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Michael M
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful view the kids love the part love the grills and it was plenty of area for them to play around and have fun

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank wizop0216
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Hidden gem in Portsmouth, one of the best boat ramps in the area, tennis courts, short 8 hole golf course, large picnic area and nice playground make this one of the nicer parks in the area. There are some scheduled events, annual kite flying contest,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank jmmaccord
Reviewed June 24, 2018

The community is fortunate to have this peaceful, beautiful park and golf course located on the Western Branch of the Elizabeth River. Visitors walk, play golf, picnic, kayak, boat, dog walk, play on the playground and ride Pokey Smokey, a miniature train for a small...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kf4daw
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

We went to this charming park to feed the ducks, but then there were only 2 ducks! The rest were geese. Then when we threw the bread seagulls attacked the ducks and geese to steal the bread.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Abby C
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

As we are having pretty pleasant weather a trip to the park was in perfect order for the day. I met a few friends with kids/relatives and we spent a lovely day relaxing and enjoying outdoor fun!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank sashanco
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Love Love this park!!!! Excellent place for family fun, family Reunion etc...Also if you love golfing great course

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank 892shivanb
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EstherT1263
June 5, 2018|
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Response from Abby C | Reviewed this property |
There is no entrance fee and the golf course has a pro shop where you can buy snacks.
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GuamDivingDiva
May 18, 2017|
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Response from Abby C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have public restrooms.
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