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Address: 4600 N. Silverbell Rd, Tucson, AZ
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Pleasant Surprise

We were cycling on the Loop and came upon Christopher Columbus Park just north of the Silverbell Golf Course off Silverbell and Sweetwater. The lake is a good place to go for a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
GusandTerry
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Cochrane, Canada
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Cochrane, Canada
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212 reviews 212 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We were cycling on the Loop and came upon Christopher Columbus Park just north of the Silverbell Golf Course off Silverbell and Sweetwater. The lake is a good place to go for a picnic, to watch the birds or to fish in the stocked lake. It's a peaceful location. If you are riding your bicycle be careful to avoid the... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

a fairly good selection of birds even in the heat of the day, should be combined with a visit to sweetwater-preferrably early am., very open with a fair number of mature trees

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Texas,USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

I frequent Columbus Park and am pleased with it's atmosphere. It is typically clean and well maintained. In addition, it seems to be a safe place to relax, fish, or hang out with your dogs. The dog park is nothing fancy but it tends to be popular as it is common for 20+ dogs to be present at a time... More 

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Lancaster, PA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

One nice thing about city parks is any resident wildlife gets somewhat accustomed to people. On the advice of a local birder we ran into at Sweetwater, we took a break from stalking the local fowl there and made the short drive to this park. A litter problem was depressingly apparent, but on a weekday before lunchtime there were only... More 

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Tucson
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2010

Lake views, a good place to go for a picnic, interesting lakeshore, lots of birds, mostly pleasant quiet on weekdays (weekends they fly some radio controlled model airplanes), a mostly quiet enjoyable place for family picnics.

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