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Dennis the Menace Park

Pearl Street and Camino El Estero, Monterey, CA
+1 831-646-3866
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Fun for the whole family

Views are nice: partially surrounded by water, a peak at the ocean, & the grounds themselves are... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Lots of fun for the kids and definitely worth a visit

Loved the park and it had LOADS to do for the kids. It had a wide variety of play structures for... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Portland, Oregon
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Designed by the creator of Dennis the Menace, this park has all sorts of unique attractions.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Pearl Street and Camino El Estero, Monterey, CA
+1 831-646-3866
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Views are nice: partially surrounded by water, a peak at the ocean, & the grounds themselves are nice. The layout is pleasant to wander through. Lots for kids to climb & explore. Relaxing places for adults to sit. Free & well worth it.

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Loved the park and it had LOADS to do for the kids. It had a wide variety of play structures for kids catering to all the different age groups.

Thank JeanClaudeSmit
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Advertised in the Lonely Planet book as a 'Kick-A' park with lightening fast slides and towering climbing walls I was sorely disappointed. Yes, it is slightly better than an average play park but 'kick-a' it is not! The slides are as fast as a snail...More

Thank Helena L
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Lots of fun things to do in this park. A large steam train on entrance is a great photo opportunity. It is stationary so no rides! Good historical feature though. Refreshments stand offers cheap sweets, hot food and snow cones. Free parking. Clean toilets. Easy...More

Thank Lieselbee
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Wow, what a great location this Dennis The Menace Park is. Right across the street from the beach and our hotel The Montery Bay Lodge. Food trucks and paddle boats were perfect for us ! The kids ran themselves silly for hours !

Thank Tami D
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

After a day at the Cannery Row area, we spotted the park whilst driving back to the hotel. It's off the Main Street and cannot be missed. There are many birds including ducks, geese and huge seagulls that wander around. However it isn't very well...More

Thank Oliveiro R
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We brought our 3 year old grandson, who had a blast. There are slides of all sizes and shapes, and many things to climb on. Bridges and tunnels, too. Don't expect to sit on a bench and watch. The park is expansive, and you need...More

Thank Fairport_reviewer
Reviewed 27 July 2017

It's been a while since we have been there, as last time we visted Monterey our kids were already older. However, I remember the park as pretty big with lots of play-structures and equipment for younger children. It's a good place to let them run...More

Thank Alexandra R
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Heaps to do, but you seriously have to follow your kid close. It's massive and always really packed .

Thank Elley C
Reviewed 21 July 2017

I wanted to see this park just because of the name Dennis the Menace. I really liked Dennis the menace as a kid so we checked it out. It is actually a pretty cool park. We don’t have parks like that in Beijing, or in...More

Thank Daniel A
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29 October 2015|
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Response from 2741Bodensee | Reviewed this property |
The park is free of charge.
julie p
22 June 2015|
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Response from Samantha H |
Dogs not allowed
julie p
22 June 2015|
Response from Danny V | Reviewed this property |
yes you can .