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“Beautiful park in the middle of the city.”
Review of Rice Park

Rice Park
Ranked #27 of 129 things to do in Saint Paul
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Benches, fountain and food trucks. Next door to the Landmark Center and on the bus lines.
They have activities all year round, and even music on weekdays.

Thank Jean J
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

Food is expensive in Saint Paul, especially downtown, so I decided to check out the life-size Fitzgerald statue in Rice Park and get lunch from one of the food trucks and carts that rim the park. For six bucks I had a great little polish sausage with onions and kraut and a bag of chips and drink, and there was plenty of seating around the fountain and additional statue that are the focal point of the park. There's nothing to do here except people watch and it's more like a European park than American green space, but it feels like a nice breath of fresh air if you've been walking the downtown to soak up the tourist sites.

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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

The wife and I always come here to walk around and play Pokemon go. Much busier during the day, but always nice and slow at night.

Thank Brian S
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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

A small Park within the heart of Saint Paul; the Park mainly serves as a conduit for the foot traffic of local businesses. One outstanding feature is the statue of F. Scott Fitzgerald, one of the most troubled, but gifted writers of the 20th century. Several eateries are adjacent to the park, including a Starbucks and Dunn Brothers.

As a side note, the Starbucks closes at 5pm.

Thank Eric W
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Big city feel in this cozy, small park; great fountain (that wasn't working yet); wonderful people watching; great views of the Ordway, Landmark Center, and more.

Thank CharlieinTexas
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