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Nice Park for the kids to have fun

We checked it out in a sunny cold day and the kids had lots of fun. It was a good change for them... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2017
Melissa K
Lots of activities here --- for the 4th, bass tournament, concerts and others.

I've been here several times -- particularly for the July 4th parade and to partake of some food... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
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3rd St. between 6th and 8th Avenues, International Falls, MN
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 6, 2016

We had to come back here in 2016, since our kids were little during our last visit in 1999. This is a photo opportunity to say you've been to International Falls. Smokey now has pins on his hat and is wearing a vest with advertising,...More

2  Thank cheappd
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed August 10, 2013

This park is very easy to find and the statue of Smokey is fantastic for a photo op with the kids. The only problem was that the kids were wondering where the playground was so they could play a little more. If they added a...More

1  Thank C S
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

It's a photo opportunty. You can park right a ross the street and walk to the park. There is a bandshell and music on some nights but we wene not in town at the right time. That might be fun to take in if you...More

Thank 2retireEaze
Reviewed June 16, 2018

My boys enjoyed running the park and having a great time. This was during the all high school reunion so there is a lot of stuff to do in the park. Lots of food and fun.

Thank mtskygirl
Reviewed June 13, 2018

This would be a fun, quick stop for families. The day we were there Smokey Bear had on a PFD as he prepared for the upcoming boating season. Because of the brutal winters in Int'l Falls, MN, Smokey takes a beating and he needed a...More

Thank TomSchlagel
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

I loved the huge Smokey Bear statue... what a surprise!!! I was just driving along and saw the work of art. Smokey was wearing a jacket today- American Cancer Society up coming event. What a great park for kids!!!

1  Thank CathyP1953
Reviewed January 2, 2018

must see, real thing, complete with warnings to not feed the real bears, well maintained a local attraction with love, pride and honor of family values

Thank Dr Debbie H
Reviewed November 16, 2017

We checked it out in a sunny cold day and the kids had lots of fun. It was a good change for them after sitting in the car for several hours the night before. Everyone loved the HUGE smokey bear. I am sure they can...More

Thank Melissa K
Reviewed October 2, 2017

I've been here several times -- particularly for the July 4th parade and to partake of some food items. It is always full of people during events and nice to see old friends and neighbors. Lots of activities for kids too. Lots of stand with...More

Thank Pip18Wisconsin
Reviewed September 30, 2017

Was a beautiful park. Very nicely landscaped and lots of play space for kids. Located right in Downtown area.

Reviewed September 19, 2017

This is a neat smaller park with a very large statue of Smokey Bear. Stop for a picture and park at the nearby museum; it is The Koochiching County Historical Museum and Bronko Nagurski Museum. This is a great double museum and worth a visit,...More

Thank IdaIllinois
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

We stopped by the park for a quick visit and the requisite photo with Smokey. We were there during the International Falls fishing tournament and Smokey had a fishing rod in his hand for the tournament. This is not a place to go out of...More

Thank Alanhimmelstein
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John N
November 13, 2015|
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Who won the race and who were all the participants?
John N
November 13, 2015|
Response from davidsH710BX | Reviewed this property |
I am not aware of that event. I was there visiting family.