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Carrol Creek Linear Park

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Address: Carroll Creek Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701
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Frederick's version of San Antonio's River Walk

The city has done a great job in making a very attractive park along the creek. Flowers, attractive pedestrian bridges, and shops/restaurants along the way. Very close to the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Pekin, Illinois
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Linthicum Heights, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We love this little area so we decided to visit at Christmas. WHAT A LET DOWN! I thought for sure they would've decorated it beautifully with lights - but no! Just a few lights here or these, but mostly the entire area was dark. The downtown community should be ashamed with themselves for missing out on making this a seasonal... More 

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Pekin, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The city has done a great job in making a very attractive park along the creek. Flowers, attractive pedestrian bridges, and shops/restaurants along the way. Very close to the visitor's center which validates three hours free parking in a nearby deck.

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Gardiner
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just fully completed and connects the town to Baker Park. Grab a schedule of all the year long activities that go on here. Arts, Antiques, shops, entertainment, restaurants, exercise, it's all here.

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Brentwood, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

beautiful way to stroll away the day.Spring, summer fall or winter any time of the year is a good time to take in the sites along the beautiful downtown Frederick park.

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Gettysburg,PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Linear Park along Carroll Creek is attractively designed, offering chances to view the ducks and the calming sound of fountains. Restaurants are also located at points along the Linear Park, which makes an after dinner stroll perfect. Ample parking is available nearby.

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Olney, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Talk about turning a “sow’s ear into a silk purse”! This area was at one time the dirtiest part of town. There were a number of factories polluting the water way. In particular there were a few tanneries. The smell was just unbearable. Go forward less than a 100 years. The city of Frederick worked nothing short of a miracle.... More 

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Frederick, MD
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a great place to stroll with family or friends anytime during the day. It is a beautiful centerpiece to downtown Frederick and includes many attractions like the famous painted mural bridge. There are often concerts or movie nights in warmer weather and other attractions such as markets, etc. If you visit Frederick, be sure to walk "the loop"... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to stroll after dinner or a enjoying a meal. If you have guests from out of town, bring them here, but you don't have to budget in much time. It is a short walk. Let your kids run up and over all of the bridges and take lots of pictures! Be sure to examine the... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Inspired by San Antonio's River Walk, Carroll Creek Linear Park is more park-like. There are a few lovely restaurants along a block or two, and an amphitheater (that hosts musicians rather than dance performances), and restored historic buildings. Frederick has added water features with gorgeous fountains and waterfalls. One of the gems of the park, however, is the Community Bridge;... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The artwork, water plants, fish, and ducks will amuse and fascinate young and old. It's a fine place for a stroll or to sit and people watch. That it's close to the downtown shops and restaurants makes it easy to catch a bit of relaxation in a short amount of time.

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