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A wonderful place to unwind

We visited some museums in the morning. Came to the park in the afternoon and the kids could run... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Martha R
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Providence, Rhode Island
Delight

A great family outing. Wonderful to see the awe in the children's eyes.It is not one of those... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Grands-6
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Springfield, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited some museums in the morning. Came to the park in the afternoon and the kids could run and play outside in a good environment with plenty of playgrounds.

Thank Martha R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great family outing. Wonderful to see the awe in the children's eyes.It is not one of those places that you need to visit yearly.

Thank Grands-6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of lights and all kinds of Christmas themes while you drive this lighted wonderland. Amazing light show that is a couple miles long and you can even stop to have some cocoa with Santa. I Will do it again.

Thank herna413
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Visited Forest Park the last time I was in Springfield. Trails are maintained, the aqua gardens are amazing, and everything was very clean. Very calm and relaxing, a great escape from the city life.

Thank Nate B
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Beautifully sculpted lily ponds, fun playscape for kids, the snack shack, THE ZOO, grounds to roam and hills to climb and nooks that are pretty enough for a wedding.

1  Thank DaryllSS
Reviewed August 17, 2018

A winter wonderland, have taken grand kids here over the years. A great family outing, setting all into the Christmas mood.

Thank Joseph O
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Good park to take your kids. With the small zoo inside, it gives the park more life. It has a side for pool, basketball, baseball and even for pictures.

1  Thank Juan Carlos S
Reviewed August 6, 2018

A lush oasis in the middle of the city. So many flowers, trees and foliage surrounding ponds filled with ducks, fish, frogs and salamanders. Paved walking trails and "off the beaten path trails"--bring a meal, find a place to rest and enjoy the beauty. Large...More

Thank karebear70
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Beautiful scenery...perfect place to take a de-stressing walk...there is always something going on; baseball games, the zoo, family picnics, etc...never boring inside FP...

Thank Michael M
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

I love Forest Park, designed by the renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted! And it truly shows, I love going early in the mornings before the crowd noise takes over the nature sounds! It’s a beautiful place, not to missed! My boys love it!

1  Thank ButterfliesQueen
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Flyer653458
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Response from Joseph O | Reviewed this property |
8am to 730p
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July 13, 2018|
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Response from Judith G | Reviewed this property |
Out of state $5.00. It was worth it,
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Response from Redhatchris | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and there are many parking areas where you can park and get out and walk.
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