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Buena Vista River Park

926 South Main Street, Buena Vista, CO
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Sugar Hill, Georgia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This is a the best Best Western I have ever seen. It was clean, updated and comfortable. The staff was friendly and helpful. The breakfast has a good selection and was very good. If you are near Buena Vista, this is the place to stay.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Don't miss the river park if you're in the area. Places to relax and enjoy the river, all kinds of trails and spots to get your feet wet. We got to watch kayaks, hikers, etc. The bridge is a great photo op.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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140 reviews 140 reviews
37 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This place has everything, I think there are 5 or 6 different areas set-up for kayakers, stand-ups, and surfing. Nice launch areas, with the trail alongside to rest or watch the action. The hiking trail runs the entire length of the water park plus there are more hiking and biking trails on the other side of river. A lot of... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Easy walking trails for the elderly, young or athletic. Leads to other trails for more challenge or just good to find a bench and listen to the river roll by.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Beautiful park area and love the walking trail. Very nice area to bring family and walk, play and hang out.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I couldn't get enough of this place. We were staying nearby and I came down to the river to just be in nature and read a book while listening to the river. They've actually made some "pools" in the river for paddle boarding, kayaking, and even surfing. I was fascinated to watch the adventures and wished I'd brought a life... More

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Abilene, Texas
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69 reviews 69 reviews
19 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Didnt know this was here. We saw some signs and stumbled across it. you can do bouldering, if you have abike, you can ride through the park, they also have a skate park/bowl. There is access to the Arkansas river too. there are some restaurants and shopping that is going up in this area too.

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Snellville, Georgia, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Buena Vista is a great place to visit and to live. What a beautiful park right by the river. Super walking trails.

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Flower Mound, Texas, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This park is beautiful and well maintained. They have bouldering rocks (manufactured) which my sons thought was pretty ironic when looking around at all the natural rocks all around. It was very picturesque with walkways along the river. It was a great spot for taking photos of the mountains and river.

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Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The City of Buena Vista keeps investing in the River Park and it shows. There are ballfields, running tracks, skating area, bouldering area, dog runs, and great walking paths along the Arkansas river, with a footbridge and another one coming, hopefully soon.

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