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Address: Garden Highway and Discovery Park Drive, Sacramento, CA 95833
Phone Number: 916 875 6336
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A nice evening walk

I walked up Jibboom Street to Discovery Park. It is a quaint little park less than half a mile from the hotel I stayed in. You actually walk across an iron bridge over the river... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 26, 2015
Ashburn, VA
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Ashburn, VA
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I walked up Jibboom Street to Discovery Park. It is a quaint little park less than half a mile from the hotel I stayed in. You actually walk across an iron bridge over the river (don't look down). You can use the boat launch. It is a beautiful view at sunset.

Thank jpacella
Sacramento, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

If it's not on fire a fine place to visit. BUT PLEASE, if you are going into the river wear a lifejacket. So many drownings this year Most would be preventable with a life vest.

2 Thank barongruda
Sacramento, California
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132 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

The city of Sacramento is located at the confluence of two mighty rivers in California; the Sacramento and American River meet at Discovery Park off of Jiboom Street, near I-5 The 275-acre park includes a boat launch ramp, multiple picnic areas and access to the Sacramento River Parkway Trail to the American River Bike Trail that links Old Sacramento for... More 

3 Thank CEUS69
Sacramento, California
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

My family loves coming here. It has places to swim, fish, boat, ride bikes and even Archery ( our favorite thing to do).

Thank KenJones3
Rancho Cordova, California
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53 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

nice place but allot of homeless. they are harmless for the most part..great place for large gatherings.

Thank davis775
Martinez, California
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

We parked our truck and boat trailer while we went out on the river. Upon return, I discovered a broken off key on the door of my truck. After removing the key. I started driving to the boat ramp to get the boat out of the water and the trailer started dragging on the ground behind the truck. It turns... More 

2 Thank Chateauguthrie
Medicine Hat
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Lots of trees, cool if you needed and sunny when you wanted to warm up. Spacious path, lots of geese and felt serene

1 Thank janice n
Oroville, California
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24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Spent a day here wandering around, enjoying the wildlife (there were several different types of birds) people watching and enjoying the weather. Nice place to stretch your legs and get lost if your not familiar with the park at all! Loved it.

2 Thank Sunneeone
Fairfield, California
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58 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We went to a concert in May here at the park. There were a lot of hills and my handicapped husband was having trouble getting around. Not one person volunteered to help him. The line was in a dirty area under a bridge. No one was watching the line and thousands of people were pushing and shoving each other and... More 

1 Thank Gina K
San Luis Obispo County, California
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Went to a two day music concert under the freeway in a dust bowl with every cigarette smoker in the state of California with 100 plus degree heat.

2 Thank Mary H

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