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Dennis Weaver Memorial Park

River Sage Drive, Ridgway, CO
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Ranked #3 of 12 Attractions in Ridgway
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We were with a local so they knew to stop. It would be easy to miss this on your drive up the Million Dollar Highway! We were headed from Ouray. STOP. It will be worth it. Beautiful space. Peaceful. The local I was with has hiked all over the sorrounding mountains and had no idea there were trails here to... More

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Ridgway, Colorado
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This park is fantastic. Bring a picnic, go fishing, tubing, or mountain biking on the single track system that leaves from the parking lot.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The memorial park has become one of our favorite places to visit. The stacks of stone 'prayers' is very moving and I always add one or two for loved ones. Wonderfully quiet, filled with birds, the sound of the river, and wildlife like mink along the river. The wildflowers and sage smell wonderful, too. It's a very special place.

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Arkansas
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79 reviews 79 reviews
23 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

You must stop in here and see this just north of Ridgway!! What a great tribute, the sculpture and area is just fantastic, when you are here you are not far from the hwy, but you feet you are 100 miles from anywhere, nice parking and just a very short walk to the memorial.. simply great!!

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Ridgway, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This wonderful sanctuary gets better every year. Now there are two eagles! Picnic place by river. Lots of hiking/biking trails. A place not to miss.

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Ridgway, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This is the best place to visit in Ridgway. Very serene. One can enjoy the sounds of the river and the sound in the trees.....Beautiful place to just take time out of your day and meditate. The Eagle is dedicated to a great humanitarian, actor and environmentalist. This is a must see.

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Mesa, Arizona
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74 reviews 74 reviews
28 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Dennis was one of our favorites, Ridgway CO. Named a beautiful park after him. We are coming back during the fall color change as this park will be more beautiful!!! Very quiet place!!!

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Ridgway, Colorado
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Being a "local", I try not to take the beauty and serenity of the Dennis Weaver Memorial Park for granted. Each time I visit, I come away with a new appreciation of Dennis Weaver as a person and for his family for their gift to our area. The magnificent eagle is a "must see" when in this area. Engineers are... More

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Ontario, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

While on vacation in Colorado we took in The Dennis Weaver Memorial Park. A must see attraction if you're in the area.

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Cedar Rapids
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64 reviews 64 reviews
16 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Had read the reviews of the park and decided to make it a stop on our Colorado trip. Compared to other parks in the areas it was free and well worth the stop.

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