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Address: W 25th St at S Maiden Lane, Joplin, MO
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Rebuilt after the 2011 tornado

Beautiful park. Great rebuild after the 2011 tornado. This park was right in the path a took a direct and solid hit. The butterfly garden is a must see.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Dan L
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Joplin, Missouri, United States
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Joplin, Missouri, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful park. Great rebuild after the 2011 tornado. This park was right in the path a took a direct and solid hit. The butterfly garden is a must see.

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TX
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94 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

My granddaugthers love this park. It has many slides and activities for kids including a water park for the warmer weather season.

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Thank Txgal
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Absolutely beautiful. As a nurse I wanted to come see the park as I remember reading about it 4 years ago. Such a tragedy but a beautiful memorial to remember those that lost their life.

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Thank Carrie H
Des Moines, Iowa
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367 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

We were here in Oct2015 and this is a nice park, with plenty of activities for kids and adults alike. There's a butterfly garden in an area of house frames, that I'm sure is packed with butterflies but not in October. Beautiful pool with slides and gazebo next to it, again, closed at this time of year. The memorial is... More 

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Thank init4keeps
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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41 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

This place used to be so facinating when I was a child. It was like a year long carnival with food, rides, etc.

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Thank Hungry_Dog
Oklahoma
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Great free (except pool) activity for kids. Will be across the street from newly proposed meditation park at site of former St. Johns.

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Thank OKfamily
Joplin, Missouri
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

When I first arrived here in May of 2011 two days after one of the worst ever tornadoes hit the town of Joplin MO there was no grass, no trees, no sign that there had been a beautiful park with mature trees and amenities on this spot. 4 years later Cunningham Park has become a healing place for this city... More 

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Joplin, Missouri
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58 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

the park itself is pretty cool with new equipmetn and waterparl built after the tornado in 2011. however the memorial across the street is just depressing, i dont speak for all joplinites but makes me think of all the death that occured but nice place to take your family for fun and swimming

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

amazing place and story to tell about the tornado and the spirit of Joplin.... As it ages and the politicos due tier job this will only get better.

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Thank Dan G
Carterville, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

This park has a very nice memorial for the victims of the 2011 Tornado that devastated the area and also has very nice playgrounds for the children.

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