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Address: 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95819
Phone Number: 916 808 5200
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Activities: Jogging, Walking

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Rebuilt and Better Than Ever

My kids love going here to climb, run, swing and view the geese and ducks. I love walking through the rose garden. This is a great place to take kids to run outside. Tip: The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
M_Phillips2014
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Athens, Georgia
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Athens, Georgia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My kids love going here to climb, run, swing and view the geese and ducks. I love walking through the rose garden. This is a great place to take kids to run outside. Tip: The rose garden is in full bloom in April.

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Sacramento
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I lived near McKinley Park for many many years and it is still the best park in East Sacramento. People drive from miles around to exercise, play or picnic at this park. It has a neighborhood library, tennis courts, baseball fields, BBQ pits and benches, the duck pond, a neighborhood built play ground, swimming pool and excellent running course encircling... More 

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Sacramento, CA
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39 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a small park with nothing special about it--except the roses, when in bloom!--except for the friendliness and diversity of the people. It is not a grand attraction but a nice place to go for a few hours relaxation. There are no concessions so get some picnic food before hand.

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Sacramento, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

McKinley Park is a part of Sacramento's history. Streetcars once went into the park and turned around for their journey back to downtown Sacramento. The rose garden is beautiful and a site of many weddings. Children and adults enjoy watching the ducks and geese that live at the pond. Nice atmosphere. Nice gathering place.

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Sacramento, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

My friends had lived in nearby Rancho Cordova for over 50 years, and they had never been to this wonderful park! I considered it my duty to just show them some nature in the middle of the city. While we were there, there was a Malard duck Mom with 3 babies. Well, a larger bird swooped down from one of... More 

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boston, ma
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152 reviews 152 reviews
29 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We have family that lives just under a mile from the park, so we come here when we visit. The playground is new within the last two years and is great for little ones and bigger ones up until about nine. The gravel jogging paths are popular and in good shape. The duck pond has a nice selection of ducks... More 

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Atlanta
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Spend time in the rose garden when the flowers are in bloom. The playground is exceptional for toddlers and preschoolers. Children will also enjoy watching the birds around the pond.

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Sacramento, California
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7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Its right of the highway and close to downtown, they offer a kids play area, grill and picnic tables and there's a trail to walk around the lake that offers a fountain. Nice place for a date or to bring the kids.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The Shepard Garden and Arts Center has a plant show almost every weekend. It is the go to place for every plant genre. Unusual bromeliads, orchids, begonias, native plants, African violets, succulents, carnivorous plants...you name it, there is a plant show for it.The shows are free, but it is hard to walk away with out buying something. The displays are... More 

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California, USA
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153 reviews 153 reviews
31 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This is a good place to go walking on a well-used crushed granite path. There are lots of walkers and runners in the evening, and it is safe even after dark. The rose garden is a city treasure. Avoid the coliform-laden duck pond, and please do not feed the animals.

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