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Address: Front Street and Goodale Avenue, Columbus, OH
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One of the oldest parks in the country

Goodale Park has been around for a long time in Victorian Village. They have great festival in the summer months. Red, White and Boom you can see the fireworks from the park... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 31, 2015
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Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Goodale Park has been around for a long time in Victorian Village. They have great festival in the summer months. Red, White and Boom you can see the fireworks from the park. Concerts such as Comfest, Music on Sundays in the afternoon. Great meeting place for neighbors too.

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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This park is great for festivals and it ends there. I was once chased by a homeless man and I just kinda brushed it off. Weird things happen in the city. A few months later, a stranger propositioned me for a sexual encounter. I didn't go back for a good six months and when I decided to go with a... More 

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Houston
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

Took a nice stroll along the inner circle. We passed gazebo and snapped a few photos. Saw interesting sign poetry on Sundays. Then continued walking and saw a small mound with elephants on top spraying water with trunks. We stopped around 9 am Sunday and there plenty of walkers, walkers with dogs, runners and ducks. Ample seating benches to relax... More 

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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

This is a lovely surprise so near the city. It's a nice quiet place to watch the squirrels play or visit the pond with the elephant fountains. There's also a few playgrounds for kiddos to burn some energy.

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Columbus, Ohio
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72 reviews 72 reviews
13 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Had a good time at comfest today. This park is a good place to have this at. Its big, plenty of sidewalks and lots of shade trees.

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plant city,fl
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86 reviews 86 reviews
34 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Its a city park, nothing fancy. You can go take a stroll, sit there have a leisure time.You can sit have you kids runaround. I went there and liked it

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Rabat, Morocco
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133 attraction reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

this is a wonderful park! on the north side you can see some of the most interesting houses in columbus. the northeast side has a fountain and pond, and the southwest side has a field used for kickball and baseball. there are tennis courts and a big playground. The flowers and trees throughout the garden are beautiful, and most were... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

I have been there for a couple of events. Nothing special but it was not bad. Good for walking and relaxing.

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Worthington, Ohio, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Goodale Park is at it’s best when it hosts community festivals. It is downtown and not spectacular but a park to visit when you are near the convention center.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013 via mobile

This is my favorite park in Columbus! The setting is wonderful: beautiful pond, historic homes, view of downtown, steps to the Short North or Arena District.

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