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Address: 1401 Lake Avenue, Fort Wayne, IN

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Lovely.

Lovely but small park set in a historic neighborhood. Nothing to do other than watch the ducks and stroll or have a picnic. Weddings are very popular here.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Lovely but small park set in a historic neighborhood. Nothing to do other than watch the ducks and stroll or have a picnic. Weddings are very popular here.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Have not had the opportunity to visit for many years. Stopped in last September 2014 and found it challenging to visit for more then a few minutes. Maybe wrong time of the year. Probably much more interesting if a wedding would have been going on!

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

This is a beautiful location for photos of all kinds, and unfortunately. Everyone knows it. On nice days, you may be fighting numerous other photographers and clients for the same shot. Regardless, it's a nice place to visit and has a decent playground for younger children.

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Bluffton, Indiana
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This is a terrific spot to visit in summer when roses in bloom. Weddings take place here but it can be a nice place to meditate or just walk around. Play area for kids.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This is a nice little park with rose gardens and ponds that have paths you can walk around. I've seen a few weddings there too. It is right next to a beautiful historic neighborhood (Forest Park, I think) We walk through there too. Just a nice relaxing place :)

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Pretty in the summer, good play ground for children. Nice central location in Fort Wayne. Plenty of tables and benches for relaxing and watching the ducks

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The park is small with the rose area, court areas, and a small pond. This is probably the smallest Fort Wayne park but the rose and flower areas extremely well taken care of and beautiful. However, if you do not go in the early morning then the traffic noise will over take the sceneries as people cruise to and from... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

lovely little park, but its covered in goose poop, on pair of pretty white swans would keep that "lake" clear of the geese and your sidewalks and grass would be much cleaner

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

this park is beautifully taken care of. loved taking kids to play here. lots of attraction. made for a great day. will return for ice skating next winter hopefully!

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Fort Wayne
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

When in season you will want to come here, many weddings are preformed here with the beauty of the park. On weekends parking can be of a challenge

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Address: Address: 1401 Lake Avenue, Fort Wayne, IN
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne

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