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Cool Crest Garden Golf

1400 N Belt Hwy, Saint Joseph, MO
(816) 232-2663
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Ranked #25 of 27 attractions in Saint Joseph
Type: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Most recent review
- Jul 17, 2014
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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

If you are in St. Joe take the time to go and play some good old fashioned garden golf at Cool Crest. This family owned business and brought joy to me and my family for years! They always seems to be updating the place with a new statue or two which are so visually pleasing, but to play a round... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

Cool Crest does not let young children play on their course, even with proper adult supervision! The management follows golfers, making sure everyone is following their rules, which makes people feel uncomfortable.

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Maryville, Missouri
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

We decided on a whim to take our two girls mini golfing. They were SUPER excited. Get there and they wouldn't let our youngest play. She would turn 5 in 4 days! The older lady said they couldn't let us play because she wasn't 5 yet. We were so mad and kids were crying because they couldn't end up playing.... More

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Maryville, Missouri
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We have this annual tradition that when Red Lobster does the once a year "All you can eat shrimp" fest we head to st. joseph for dinner then some mini golf. The lady behind the counter was instantly rude to us because we had different ppl trying to pay with different methods, some cash,some debit cards etc. We had 6... More

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Clearfield, Iowa
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

My wife of 11 years and I made a tradition of traveling 1.5 hours to St Joseph to golf at Cool Crest, eat out and shop on Memorial Day each year. In recent years, we had been going more often, up to three times a year. When my son was 1, we went there and he had a great time.... More

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Saint Joseph
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Cool Crest Garden Golf is a great escape from modern day entertainment venues. Well groomed flower beds, relaxing music, whimiscal statues, fountains and waterfalls help you to forget the busyness of life. Three challenging and fun 18 hole courses await your arrival. Electronic features on each course create an enchanting game of minature golf. Take a trip down memory lane... More

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Savannah
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

no matter how many times I play it is always a challange But it is always fun has 3 courses so has fun for every one back 18 is thehardest of the 3 courses but all are great

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Clarinda, IA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We live 1 hour 15 minutes away from Cool Crest. Our four sons have played on this golf course since they were a few years old. Wonderful memories. We have pictures of them at all ages on the bench in front of the elephant bush sculpture. They are now parents, and we took one of our grandkids there last night... More

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Wichita, Kansas
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201 reviews 201 reviews
104 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

This place brought me back to when I was young. I still can't play the game as my wife beat me handily but this place is wonderful. The courses have lots of obstacles, lots of moving parts, water hazards and surprise winners. It's shady, and full of surprises (look closely at the Eiffel Tower and the doll's house. The music... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

Went there frequently as a teen. Guy and Jan were awesome people. As an adult I returned to Cool Crest to find rude workers that sure don't carry on the tradition that Guy and Jan started! I guess this is the difference between owners who have a passion for their business vs. owners who have a passion for profit. They... More

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