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A Shady place for a rest or a walk!

We are residents of Silver City, and had family visiting. Children love it and it's shady and cool. It needs more benches, and a bit more cleanup, but it's a nice place to visit... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
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Atascadero, California
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452 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Again while in Silver we walked along the creek. If you find a place with pictures of the big floods of the past you will learn why this is named the Big Ditch. That said just take a stroll along the creek in old down town Silver City is a wonderful, peaceful, shady, series of benches, stairs and walkways along... More 

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Arenas Valley
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We are residents of Silver City, and had family visiting. Children love it and it's shady and cool. It needs more benches, and a bit more cleanup, but it's a nice place to visit, especially with children who love checking out the snails, water and insects.If money was available, a restroom would be nice, but maybe it's not feasible due... More 

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Interesting history behind this, a nice little walk take pics etc. read the history, see the old building that made it from main st flood...check it out

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Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Very nice to have a place to relax on a hot, sunny day. Little creek gargling and benches to sit and listen to the birds and enjoy the cool shade of the mostly cottonwoods. In fall you can admire the golden yellow foliage. Beautiful place !

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Pahrump, NV
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We have two little ones and we didn't explore the Ditch up close but, even just going over the bridge from the Silver City Visitors Center to the walking path along the Ditch was great. My kids loved watching a student group exploring the waters down below and the insects and snails we saw along our walk. Definitely worth the... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Very interesting story but the park is not well maintained. Would like to have benches to sit and enjoy the park.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Enjoy a quiet stroll through a riparian area. No playground equipment just a stream, trees and the sounds of nature.

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Atlanta, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

with weeds and homeless people. I sat in the park to read and to wait for my laundry to dry and the whole time I could hear some street people arguing and talking about a bunch of nonsense. Very distracting and unsettling. Otherwise it would have been a peaceful and beautiful park.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

It was fun to get to see the Big Ditch that is where the Main Street used to be. They have safe walk ways and bridges that make it accessible, but it needs cleanup.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This historic park offers walking trails benches for meditation and beautiful green foliage to enjoy. Can be accessed from the Visitor Center parking lot and walk across the footbridge, or from downtown.

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