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River Heritage Park

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Address: 15 Hightower Pl, Florence, AL 35630-5642
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+1 256-760-6300
08:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 23:00

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Great place to take children in the summer

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... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
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84 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
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 and grandparents were having as much fun as the little ones.

Thank Duster
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77 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
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
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34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 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 a cooler with drinks and a picnic lunch, there are tables at the playground and... More 

1 Thank Penny H
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6 reviews
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
Gadsden, Alabama
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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 area of green carpet feeling grass to cop a squat on a blanket, clean restrooms,... More 

2 Thank Briala22
Mobile, Alabama
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264 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
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
Tuscumbia, Alabama
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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 parents. If you are planning on spending some time here, bring a chair. The seating... More 

Thank hbrew1886
Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
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70 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Great fountain and playground. The whole park overlooks Wilson Dam. Located next to the Marriott and the Marriott Convention Center

Thank saliba404
Florence, Alabama
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56 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2015

The River Heritage Park is more than a park. It's a place to quietly walk, sit and take in the view of the Tennessee River and Wilson Dam. If you have children, it's a playground with a spouting fountain to entertain children as well as the child inside the adult just wanting to play. There are plenty of benches, a... More 

Thank Barbara H
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

The first nice surprise about the River Heritage Park splashpad is that it's free! I recently made my first visit to the splashpad with my young granddaughter and thoroughly enjoyed it. There is more than enough room for adults to set up lawn chairs under a sheltered pavilion to watch their children play and plenty of room in the water... More 

1 Thank Drpeck

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