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Address: W 25th St at S Maiden Lane, Joplin, MO
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Nice place to go alone or with the family.

Very nice park. It has a nice memorial set up for the 2011 tornado that hit Joplin. Even the new playground has a few references such as Wildabeast Way. Very well done... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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Missouri
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39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Very nice park. It has a nice memorial set up for the 2011 tornado that hit Joplin. Even the new playground has a few references such as Wildabeast Way. Very well done. Obviously a lot of work has gone into restoring and redoing this location. Next to the pool too.

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Joplin, Missouri
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Cunningham Park has a vast array of activities. The park includes a smooth walking trail that winds from the playground area to the butterfly garden area. There is a small man-made water hole/pond with fish in the center for those who love to be by the water. The only downside is that one of the pieces of handglide equipment has... More 

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Joplin, Missouri
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The city of Joplin has done some wonders with this park since a tornado destroyed so much of the city. New playground equipment and garden settings make for a pleasant visit for young and old, bond or free, foreign or domestic.

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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Play ground is great! Love all of the information concerning the May 22 2011 tornado. The artifacts.

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Alma, Arkansas
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

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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374 reviews
185 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 385 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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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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98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 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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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 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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