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Goodale Park

Front Street and Goodale Avenue, Columbus, OH
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Ranked #29 of 76 Attractions in Columbus
Type: Parks
Most recent review
- Aug 24, 2014
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Houston
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

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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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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71 reviews 71 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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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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79 reviews 79 reviews
33 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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Columbus, Ohio
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84 attraction reviews
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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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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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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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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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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

This is arguably the best park in CMH if you like feeling like you're in a big city. It's dog friendly, expansive and well kept. Once a year they have the ComFest (Community Festival) and it is a free-for-all blast. Daylight hours are fine for family, but afterdark should only be for adults. There are very interesting people everywhere you... More

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gokris
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013 via mobile

Beautiful park that's always busy but not crowded. A lot of people take their pets out there too. Nice way to spend a sunny afternoon.

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