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PLEASANT COMMUNITY PARK

Stopped by this pleasant community park to visit the Veterans Memorial. The memorial was exceptional in quality and size and honored those who gave all for our country. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Chuck8700
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Riverside, California
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Riverside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stopped by this pleasant community park to visit the Veterans Memorial. The memorial was exceptional in quality and size and honored those who gave all for our country. The park had a large ball field, playgrounds for the kids, BBQs, picnic areas and a beautiful lake that you would miss from the road.

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Thank Chuck8700
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I love waking along the lake. People are so friendly. And there is no trash. Such a relaxing place to be. Try it people you will not be disappointed.

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Thank Donna H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Daily I used to walk with my wife there, I can't describe how beautiful the lake with many different kinds of birds, You should visit this lake guys

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Thank Ahmed Zaki T
San Ramon, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The park maybe a great place for the locals, but for visitors, there is hardly much excitement in the park. My kids played in the slide area and they were ok for say 15 minutes of play. We walked near the lake, but there was much less water and stagnant water smell with mosquitos all around the edge of the... More 

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Thank pbsheth
Atascadero, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Atascadero lake park is a great park in my opinion (and my children's opinions) because it has sooo much room to run around and adventure in. Now that the lake is back to full it's back to it's beautiful scenery. The playground equipment isn't 5 stars but the space definitely is!

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Thank Brittney C
Atascadero, California
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Atascadero Lake Park is a great place to walk, bike, have a picnic, Bar-B-Que or listen to a Summer concert (Tuesday and Saturday evenings). The music varies with Tuesdays being primarily a community band and Saturday being more contemporary music. Walking and bikes make use of a path that goes all the way around the lake. The Atascadero Zoo is... More 

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Thank GLW1953
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35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

There's a wonderful playground here in the shade of the trees. Clean restrooms and plenty of grass to toss a blanket on. The lake is no where what it used to be because of the drought but on the rise with the water pumped into it.

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Thank Justin S
Central Coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

This lake has been empty sometime due to the ongoing drought in CA. So, it is nice to see the lake waters rising, and the wildlife coming back. This is a great lake to walk around. It is comforting to be able to walk around the lake listening to ducks and other birds.

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Port Hueneme, California
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140 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

For anyone who knows this park from its heyday you need to avoid. The park is worn out, the lake is almost empty, and the place just has a forlorn feel to it.

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Thank Robert B
Atascadero, California
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

stinks, ugly, the pits, smells Waste of time to go there I use to take the kids there. That is, before the city council decided to empty it. They dredged most of it but left it empty. Use to be a nice little place to take the grandkids fishing. One o my grandkids caught a plastic child's cup from there.... More 

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