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Address: W 25th St at S Maiden Lane, Joplin, MO

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We are in Joplin for a baseball tournament while we had some downtime I searched for attractions in the area and this was #1. And so it belongs. Lovely park memorials and just... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Alma, Arkansas
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Great place to take the whole family! We had a great time though the water was pretty chilly. Kids loved the slides & the walk across the pool.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We are in Joplin for a baseball tournament while we had some downtime I searched for attractions in the area and this was #1. And so it belongs. Lovely park memorials and just driving through the area along you can see the destruction the tornado made. I highly recommend taking the time to see the park.

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Green Valley, Arizona
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362 reviews
174 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 346 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This park was so much more than I imagined and it covered a large area. When I first pulled into the parking lot I was struck by all the families enjoying the park-generations were enjoying picnicking while young children took advantage of all the fun play areas. An old-fashioned ice cream truck with its catchy tune pulled in next to... More 

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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This park is great for everyone. There's a walking trail, playground, picnic tables, and a basketball court. There is a memorial area dedicated to those who passed away in the May 2011 tornado. It has beautiful flowers, a fountain and tributes. Anyone visiting Joplin should visit.

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Dandenong, Australia
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146 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

This place is a lovely space that clearly shows the devastation that the tornado in May 2011 caused. Not only in human life, but also in the measure of other damage. When driving in the area you are struck by the lack of large trees, the open space, and the huge number of new dwellings. The park is also a... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Do yourself a favor and visit this great park! After the devastating tornado, the city rebuilt this park to be even bigger and better than before, and make a tribute to the lives lost, the survivors and the volunteers who helped out after the tornado. The park is amazing. A great basketball court for the teens, LOTS of space for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

We had went to Oklahoma City to attend the National Tornado Summit and took a detour on the way home to visit Joplin and see the area 4 years after the storm. The park has everything one would need from a city park with play grounds, walking trails, picnic tables, and lots of grass, but what it also has is... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Walking path for dogs. Multiple playgrounds. Basketball court. Gazebo. Memorial for tornado victims. A nice place to spend a few hours.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

After the tornado destroyed the park I was pleased to see what had been rebuilt. The park was stripped of everything and has been built to be a friendly area for children to play. I imagine the pool is quite busy in the summer.

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Sherborn, Massachusetts
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41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Cunningham Park is dedicated to the victims of an EF5 tornado that destroyed a large part of their city in May 2011. Memorials in the park honor the children who died, all of the victims, the volunteers who helped the city in the days, weeks, months after the tornado. While parts of the park are solemn and peaceful, there are... More 

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Address: Address: W 25th St at S Maiden Lane, Joplin, MO
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Joplin

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