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Krug Park

St. Joseph Avenue, Karnes Road and Northwest Parkway, Saint Joseph, MO 64505
816-271-5500
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Ranked #8 of 29 Attractions in Saint Joseph
Type: Other, Outdoors
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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

this park, while great to visit all year round with a large pond where you can feed the geese, long horns and buffalo to see as well as an amphitheater, old castle building with tunnels to drive through and playgrounds for the kids, it is even better during the holiday season. The city crews spend many hours decorating and lighting... More

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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91 reviews 91 reviews
14 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Krug Park is a classic old city park built back at the very beginning of the 20th century -- very large (160 + acres) buildings with ornate architecture, nice shelter houses, miles of hiking/biking trails, a very small zoo, rose gardens . . . the picture of Victorian opulence. It also presents a problem for city maintenance, in that the... More

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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192 reviews 192 reviews
45 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

very scenic park. nice place for picnic. it was a nice day, so we opted for a picnic lunch. picked up some stuff at a local grocery store Deli dept. and had a great picnic lunch. the picnic tables were well kept up. took in an after lunch hike. they had some nice trails to walk.

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Fall River, Massachusetts
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Having seen Krug Park several times a year for nearly 30 years I can say I know it in and out, and have seen countless changes over that time. After moving away for several years, however, I was able to bring back someone who had never seen it before helping give a fresh perspective to it. So with fresh eyes,... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

First let me say that St Joseph, MO is a city if parks. Krug Park, is located at the northern end of the Parkway. It is a large (163 acre) city park with Italian Renaissance structures, an amphitheater, a lagoon, extensive landscaping and flowerbeds, as well as a North American native animal exhibits that include buffalo, deer, and longhorn cattle... More

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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

As a child we would go to this park on many a Saturday for our family picnics. We moved from St. Joe many years ago, but now 50 years later I still enjoy the drive thru the park and the relaxing atmosphere it brings as we come back on vacations. It is a must go to when I am in... More

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Overland Park, Kansas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This park had a few animals for the kids to see and some equipment for the kids to play on as well as a lake. A nice drive on a One Way road.

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San Jose
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Krug Park has been a part of my family for many years. My grandfather was a brick mason and helped put up the first stone fence at the base of the pond. It is no longer there being replaced many years ago. Krug Park also was where we went for family reunion picnics. The bowl is naturally. It has been... More

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

People from the St. Joseph area love this park. That said, if you are from any other area you might find yourself wondering what all the hype is about. Krug Park is a strange place with its castle-like buildings and tunnels (It has a very interesting history actually). As far as a park to play with your family it is... More

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Rochelle, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

We visit friends in St. Joseph at Thanksgiving every year and as a tradition we take a drive through Krug Park to see the Christmas lights. It is always a wonder. This year the park went with more LED lights and the displays were beautiful. At the end of the park as you are leaving people hand out Cherry Mash's.... More

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