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Address: 1st St. and Francis St., Saint Joseph, MO 64505
Phone Number: 816-271-5500
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Very rundown, kind of sketchy area

We have been down here a few different times. Each time almost there have been some unsavory people there. It's in an industrial area that is mostly rundown and closed. There also... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2013
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kansas city, mo
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This park is worth looking up. There are trails for walking, a lake & a wonderful view of the entire city.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

This area is run down. I would go after sundown. There is a ton of trash around. I think it is more of a hang out for druggies and drinkers.

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Fall River, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

My husband grew up in St. Joe and it was my first trip there, so he was showing me around.. Upon arrival he was very disappointes in how run down it had become. Reminded me of a good place to get mugged. Junkies and rif raf hanging about. I would say keep away!

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Fall River, Massachusetts
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I lived in St. Joe when Riverfront park was built, when you could go there and get on a paddle-boat to take a ride on the river! This was one of the most fun things there ever was to do in St. Joe... Unfortunately, the riverboat gave way to a casino, which shortly after moved upstream and became a larger... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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203 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

this park is very scenic. it sits on the MO. river banks. the place has very good picnic area. picnic tables or there is nice grounds to spread out a blanket picnic.

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Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Concrete sidewalks allow for a beautiful walk or bike along the banks of the Missouri River. Bring your binoculars for you might glimpse bald eagles or waterfowl along the way!

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Lees Summit
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47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

We have been down here a few different times. Each time almost there have been some unsavory people there. It's in an industrial area that is mostly rundown and closed. There also used to be a riverboat attraction there that is long gone and now just has trash and graffiti. The side of the trail by the nature center and... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 353 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

If you are in the mood for a brisk walk, this is a good place to go. The part located by the casino is quite far from St. Joseph, so do not attempt to walk there from downtown. We made our walk in the evening, as the sun was going down, and the reflections in the mighty Missouri were impressive.... More 

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Mke
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

A great spot to go for a walk and the sights of St. Jo ! We even saw a porcupine along the way. I imagine it would prettiest in spring or fall.

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Gainesville, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 445 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

It's worth the visit if you have never been there before, we loved the fountains and the river with the boat ride as well as the walking and shoping.

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Address: 1st St. and Francis St., Saint Joseph, MO 64505
Phone Number: 816-271-5500
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Joseph

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