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There is a climb to get to the top bit it is worth it! Also, in May the flower market occurs with rides and live entertainment. You can also purchase flowers (and other... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

There is a climb to get to the top bit it is worth it! Also, in May the flower market occurs with rides and live entertainment. You can also purchase flowers (and other things). Check the schedule to be sure the tower is open. The park also offers an off-leash area for well-behaved dogs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This park is my favorite place to bring our dog! There's a big grassy area for the dogs to run and play. Owners can bring their dogs and you can find about 20 to 50 dogs at one time playing and fetching. The park also provides with bags for picking up your pooche's waste. Great for walking, running, biking, playing... More 

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LI NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Really beautiful park...watched an outdoor play there... not sure what else there is to do but good for a hoke or walk I guess also Nice grounds

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I grew up nearby, but now only visit for euphoric recall. In the winter, best hill for sledding. Fall-great folliage. Anytime, good place to walk or run ( in HS, this was our cross-country running course of 2.3 miles). Don't miss the view from the top of the tower, as well as Mt. Salem United Methodist Church.

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Rhinebeck, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

There are three tours a day, with a max number, so I can't emphasize enough to arrive with your reservation, or you will likely be turned away. It's well worth it! This mansion and garden is a mini Versailles, gorgeous. Be sure to add to yor Brandywine Valley trip. We did Nemours along with Winterthur, Hagley, and Longwood Gardens over... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

There are many wonderful places to visit in Wilmington. Rockford Park is special. Well kept park and buildings. This ia a great place to visit with the family. There are many special events through the year. Try it.

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Newark, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

After 30 years of living in Delaware, I finally got to go to the Wilmington Flower Market. I had wanted to check out the Rockford Tower for a long time. It really was built as a water tower but the stairs that curve around it inside the stone wall are not very steep and once on top, there's a broad... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Lots to do here - walking, running, biking, softball/baseball field, picnic areas, dog park, basketball court...I love this area of Wilmington. Quiet and beautiful to just sit with your thoughts.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Great place for a walk or jog! Dogs and frisbees welcome. Softball field and public restrooms. Annual ice cream social takes place once every summer.

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Daytona Beach
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This park is fabulous and just plain beautiful. When I was a kid growing up in Wilmington I used to ride my bike to this park. The tower was open and running up the steps to the top was great fun.

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