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Baumann Park & Lake

Address: 300 S. Walnut, Cherry Valley, IL 61016
Phone Number: 815-332-3441
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is a nice, quiet park. The path around the lake is good for a short walk or run. Sledding down the hill in the winter is fun.

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Chicago, Illinois
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339 reviews 339 reviews
232 attraction reviews
615 helpful votes 615 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

PROS: abundant and safe parking; there is walking path that goes around the big pond/lake? that is the perfect length for kids on bikes and amateur walkers; there is a small hill that would be perfect for sledding in winter; small gazebos dot the walking path; the Kishwaukee river runs alongside it. The site of the 4th of July firework... More 

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Stillman Valley
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121 reviews 121 reviews
28 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Great place to start a day of canoeing. There is a nice size pond for fishing and some open space for running, picnicking, or walking a dog. The Kishwaukee river runs through it, and there is a nice restaurant down the road "BackYard Bar and Grill."

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Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

We love to walk our dogs around the lake. It is a pretty walk and it usually has quite a few people there, but it is rarely crowded. There are benches to rest on and good places to have a picnic. Bonus- there are tennis courts near the parking lot, as well.

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Rockford, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

Good path around the lake. Safe for kids to play. The fishing isn't the greatest here, don't waste your time on that.

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Rockford, IL
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

Recently discovered this beautiful park and all it has to offer - fishing, baseball, walking path is about 1 1/4 mile around the lake. Beautfully maintained and gorgeous gazebos throughout, along with picnic tables, benches, etc. Lovely.

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Cave Creek, Arizona
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328 reviews 328 reviews
59 attraction reviews
245 helpful votes 245 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

It's a nice park in Cherry Valley. A good place to launch a raft, take a stroll around the lake or have a picnic. It's clean, has decent parking except when there is a slow pitch tournament and is kid friendly. There are trees along the edges, but the park itself is almost treeless. The walking path is probably a... More 

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