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Dennis Weaver Memorial Park

Address: River Sage Drive, Ridgway, CO
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Ranked #1 of 13 Attractions in Ridgway
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks

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Denver
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Wonderful walk with sculptures along a river. Beautiful scenery with easy access from the parking lot.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Only 1 1/2 miles from Ridgeway. Huge eagle statue attached to a large rock, impressive. Lovely how the place was covered with small stacks of rocks done by people that had visited the place. We placed our own. Serene, peaceful place.

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Durango, Colorado
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68 reviews 68 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Only a mile and a half north of Ridgway this park and eagle statue is a must for anyone close to Ridgway. The statue and poem will take your breath away. Visit on a sunny blue sky day and you may Not want to leave. Statue is very short walk from parking area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The most incredible experience I've had- maybe ever!!!! With the Russian sage recently surrounding the insane eagle monument was beauty at its best! The first time i entered the park was 5 yrs ago and i shook from head to toe - feeling the peace an serenity like never before- and the then the eagle poem on the huge rock... More 

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Eagle, Colorado
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133 reviews 133 reviews
4 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Really good for bird watching which is what I was there to do. A very nice and beautiful are to walk around.

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Del Mar, California
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121 attraction reviews
295 helpful votes 295 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Just north of Ridgway is this Memorial Park with a spectacular eagle sculpture. This sculpture is very impressive and is well worth seeing if you're in the area and have the time. Just look for the signs on the highway and it's easily accessible.

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New Hampshire
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251 reviews 251 reviews
141 attraction reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We were on our way to Ouray from Black Canyon National Park and decided to make a stop here. The Memorial is so well done and definitely worth the stop, even if only to come look at the Eagle Sculpture that they have here. Get out and stretch your legs and give this a look. You won't be disappointed.

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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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 helpful votes 4 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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