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Beautiful trails

Visited Forest Park the last time I was in Springfield. Trails are maintained, the aqua gardens are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nate B
What a green gem in the city...

Beautifully sculpted lily ponds, fun playscape for kids, the snack shack, THE ZOO, grounds to roam... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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Sumner Avenue, Springfield, MA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Forest Park the last time I was in Springfield. Trails are maintained, the aqua gardens are amazing, and everything was very clean. Very calm and relaxing, a great escape from the city life.

Thank Nate B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautifully sculpted lily ponds, fun playscape for kids, the snack shack, THE ZOO, grounds to roam and hills to climb and nooks that are pretty enough for a wedding.

1  Thank DaryllSS
Reviewed 17 August 2018

A winter wonderland, have taken grand kids here over the years. A great family outing, setting all into the Christmas mood.

Thank Joseph O
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Good park to take your kids. With the small zoo inside, it gives the park more life. It has a side for pool, basketball, baseball and even for pictures.

1  Thank Juan Carlos S
Reviewed 6 August 2018

A lush oasis in the middle of the city. So many flowers, trees and foliage surrounding ponds filled with ducks, fish, frogs and salamanders. Paved walking trails and "off the beaten path trails"--bring a meal, find a place to rest and enjoy the beauty. Large...More

Thank karebear70
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Beautiful scenery...perfect place to take a de-stressing walk...there is always something going on; baseball games, the zoo, family picnics, etc...never boring inside FP...

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

I love Forest Park, designed by the renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted! And it truly shows, I love going early in the mornings before the crowd noise takes over the nature sounds! It’s a beautiful place, not to missed! My boys love it!

1  Thank ButterfliesQueen
Reviewed 4 July 2018

This was a lovely park but we got lost walking. We took the meadowbrook loop which became confusing with extensions. Thanks to someone kind who was mowing a lawn we found our car again. The main part of the park was very crowded.

Thank Judith G
Reviewed 26 June 2018

We stayed in Springfield to break up a long drive over two days, and wanted to get a sense of the city while here. Forest Park (and the neighbourhood around it) were a nice detour. The park itself is very charming. We walked through the...More

Thank Guelphwanderer
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Very pretty and versatile park. A zoo, Dr. Seuss sculptures, garden, sports, fields, many ponds, and several picturesque trails to explore.

Thank John S
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4 September 2018|
Response from Joseph O | Reviewed this property |
8am to 730p
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13 July 2018|
Response from Judith G | Reviewed this property |
Out of state $5.00. It was worth it,
28 December 2016|
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Response from Redhatchris | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and there are many parking areas where you can park and get out and walk.