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Forsyth Park

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Lucas Avenue, Kingston, NY
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Great nature center

A nice visit when in Kingston. Really enjoyed the nature center - alpacas, llamas, goats, bunnies... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
heatherm27
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Morristown, New Jersey
Pleasant place

I went here to take photos with my new camera and familiarize myself with the settings and did... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
itiswhatitis987
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“tennis courts” (8 reviews)
“nature center” (13 reviews)
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Lucas Avenue, Kingston, NY
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"feed the animals"
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"tennis courts"
in 8 reviews
"nature center"
in 13 reviews
"all ages"
in 7 reviews
"play ground"
in 3 reviews
"pot bellied pig"
in 2 reviews
"nice playground"
in 2 reviews
"zoo area"
in 2 reviews
"kids love"
in 2 reviews
"great place to take the kids"
in 2 reviews
"nice place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"picnic"
in 9 reviews
"llamas"
in 7 reviews
"carrots"
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"goats"
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"field"
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"stadium"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice visit when in Kingston. Really enjoyed the nature center - alpacas, llamas, goats, bunnies, birds. Spent about 45 minutes wandering through. Took a walk around the park before heading out.

Thank heatherm27
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

I went here to take photos with my new camera and familiarize myself with the settings and did managed to take a few very nice photos of some animals and flowers. There was no one there when I visited and it was very quiet and...More

2  Thank itiswhatitis987
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

This is a very minimal but delightful zoo. Only a few animals yet all the kids love it. Peacocks, ducks, turtles. There are goats, llamas, a cow with a very long tongue you can feed. Byo veggies. I would say this is best for toddlers....More

Thank annette j
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I visit here often! Spending many hours playing on the playground and also visiting the zoo. The zoo is simple yet amazing. We are able to feed the animals lettuce and carrots that might be left over in our fridge. All in...More

Thank Lissy07
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

Plenty of space to play games (plus, there are sports courts), walk paths and roads, or sit and picnic. The grounds are green with plenty of trees and the park overlooks Dietz Stadium. Open all year round for area fun and enjoyment. I spent a...More

Thank Dave B
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

I enjoy going here to see the animals and it's a nice little walk around to see them . If you have small kids the play ground is nice place for them to play . Having a cookout or birthday party this would be a...More

Thank Roseann S
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great park. Covered area with picnic tables for family "al fresco" dinners. Area for softball games. Zoo with a variety of birds and mammals. Basic trails for taking a nature walk admist residential area. Tennis courts for tennis buffs. All in all, a great family...More

Thank maryws2015
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Went to look at the animals with my granddaughter, place is clean and organized. Nice place to visit, they are building a reptile building.

Thank Howard C
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Great place to take the kids. Great recreatiin area with slides swinfs and other amusements. Nice open field for running or assorted games. Tennis courts if thats what you enjoy. But mostly we love the zoo area. Nice assortment of barnyard animals...More

Thank todv2017
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Though small by comparison with other farm animal facilities, it was well kept, clean, and really designed for children. I loved it. From the peacocks to the pot bellied pig, the cow, cockatiels chickens etc. Free, although donations are accepted, a pleasant 1-2 hour stroll.

Thank ilgdvm
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