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Riverfront and Independence Parks

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Beautiful views

To add to what everyone else has written about the riverfront. Be sure to head up aways to the... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
KansasTravelingdad
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Beautiful walk along the Missouri River with display boards about local history, including the... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
AndyKansasCity
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

To add to what everyone else has written about the riverfront. Be sure to head up aways to the north. At about Atchison Street, there is a small area called Lewis and Clark Landing. You can walk out to the fishing dock and get some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful walk along the Missouri River with display boards about local history, including the Kanza tribe and Lewis and Clark.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Made a quick trip to town to visit family, bringing along a couple of kiddos who hadn’t yet visited Atchison. I took them down to see the River and this area of town looks great! The lookouts over the river and informative stops are very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

beautiful park and were lucky enough to be able to sit on the benches s!ince it was warm for early march. Well kept and peaceful

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Very well kept path along the river with information about the landing and stay there of the Lewis and Clark expedition. So relaxing to take a walk there and have beautiful views of the river and the wildlife.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

There are 5 plaques that honor veterans. The history of this landing spot on the river goes back to Lewis & Clark. I can see why they stopped there, it was easy to get in and out of the river.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We rode through with our motorcycles on a beautiful day. This spot has great access to the water. There was a band playing. We could have joined in and stayed for hours.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

We took a stroll along the river after dinner and it was so beautiful. There are some informational plaques along the walk that teach you about the Native Americans that lived here and about the Lewis and Clark expedition. There's also a very nice veterans...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

It seems like a lot of work was put into the Riverfront here in Atchison. I found it very peaceful and clean. The riverfront is easy to find, and walk-able from downtown. I did not walk the whole thing, but I probably walked about a...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Having been away for years, it was a wonderful surprise when I returned to see what Atchison had done to the river front area. Although in a flood zone, the park and most of the riverfront are above the 'typical' flood levels. In the summer,...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Response from Tosha4jhawks | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is. A small one in the part that I believe is called Independence Park. It’s a nice little shaded area. The kids had a blast as did the man and dog passing through! I wasn’t familiar with how these things work... More
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