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Nice Way To Unwind

There is a large green space with a sidewalk that circles the green space. The view out over the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
YRMWT
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Linthicum Heights, Maryland
Such a beautiful location for the park. I mean RIGHT on the river!

The park was renovated/updated last year and looks great! What a nice place to unwind and relax... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
John S
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Memorial Park is located at 1620 Riverside Avenue, between Margaret Street and Memorial Park Drive in Riverside near the 5 Points area of Jacksonville, Florida. It is one of Jacksonville's best loved treasures. Located along the banks of the...more
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

I am sure it would have been gorgeous if it wasn't raining. However, all you can do is walk around. The wall to protect you from falling into the water was down in places and it needed some work. Big open space to lay down...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2013

Memorial park is a small but pretty park on the river in Riverside. It has a large lawn that is good for picnics and throwing around a frisbee. Plenty of nice shady oak trees for hot days. A nice quiet spot near downtown.

1  Thank Nevyntoo
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a large green space with a sidewalk that circles the green space. The view out over the water is mesmerizing.

Thank YRMWT
Reviewed 4 October 2018

The park was renovated/updated last year and looks great! What a nice place to unwind and relax under the trees!

Thank John S
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The park is well maintained on the back of the river. It has a bronze statue of a young and fresh human in standing position, made up of bronze with free wings on the dead body of the colleagues on a globe like earth, showing...More

Thank kanchikaruna
Reviewed 19 July 2018

What a beautiful landmark from the air, road or the St. Johns River. A peaceful, beautiful place that can be a respite, meeting place or to go for a walk with friends or by yourself. The C. Adrian Pillans sculpture is magnificent and worthy of...More

Thank joanelle m
Reviewed 25 June 2018

It is quiet and peaceful to walk around the park. The walking path around the park is fine with a view of the river all the way around. Some damage to the sea wall since the last hurricane but repair is underway. A beautiful spot.

Thank jsmidwife
Reviewed 24 June 2018

This is a really nice park to walk around and enjoy the weather. It's really romantic at night, too. The river is quite nice and relaxing and you can sometimes see animals in the river.

Thank jagzfan128
Reviewed 12 June 2018

This is a lovely small park on the St. Johns River that sits on 6 acres. The first thing I noticed was the temporary "wall" along the waterfront. The permanent wall had been severely damaged by Hurricane Irma. But other than that the rest of...More

Thank cheryl h
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Large city park located near interesting number of resturants, bars and shops. Parking is somewhat limited but worth finding. Lots of people in evening and on weekends. Safe and full of young families and older people. Nice place to take a break.

Thank Chuck M
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Nice little park. Families were playing and there is a nice view of the water. it's a quiet little park.

Thank Amy T
Reviewed 28 April 2018

This memorial park is tiny with a fantastic monument to the First World War overlooking the river. Well worth a stroll around if staying nearby

Thank Ross B
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Response from MemorialParkJax | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry about using Memorial Park. The Memorial Park Association is an all volunteer not for profit Board of Directors and serves its mission "to enhance, promote and preserve Memorial Park as the premier... More
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