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“Had a great Family reunion”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Cunningham Park

Cunningham Park
Ranked #3 of 23 things to do in Joplin
Certificate of Excellence
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Odessa, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Had a great Family reunion”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

The gazebo was great with plenty of trash bins. The restroom were close-by which was useful. The children's playground equipment was great for the families that had little ones.

Visited May 2014
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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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341 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
“Not from Joplin”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2014

I have held off doing a review of Cunningham Park. I started going to Joplin in 1989 not long after I moved to Missouri. St. John's across the street was one of my customers. Many times over the years I walked over to the park just to take a quick break. I have stopped to look around and tried to see the park how it was. The memorial with the names of those lost make you realize many aren't coming home. Please visit the park, but please visit with respect. This is a very special place.

Visited September 2013
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Bentonville, Arkansas
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Fun for kids!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2014 via mobile

My family loved this place. It was very well planned and set up. Great play equipment and the memorials were lovely.

Visited November 2013
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“A Childhood Park Rebuilt”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2013 via mobile

Cunningham Park was a park I grew up going to as a child. It was a place that has held very very fond memories. From picnics with family to a date evening with my then boyfriend (now husband). It is a great place to erect a memorial for all those whose passed away from the May 22, 2011 tornado. This is worth going to visit and to play on the new equipment, and to walk around the memorial. Even the area looks bleak, let me remind you, the town is rebuilding but soon this area will become a buzzing neighborhoods.

Visited June 2013
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Bentonville, Arkansas
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48 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Awesome and humbling”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2013 via mobile

We went to the park in the early morning, sunrise. Walking through and reading the memorials was humbling, made us cry. We climbed to the top of the play area, overlooking the area where the tornado stripped Joplin. Totally Wow! So glad it was basically empty, and wood fort town built so well. The pond is sweet, fountain with deceased names immortalized and seat area with pieces found after the tornado make it worth the visit. There is also a picnic area and very nice play area.

Visited September 2013
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