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very nice city-owned park

This is the largest city-owned park in the nation & is situated right on the AR river. It has... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Teresa G
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Alamosa, Colorado
One of the Best Places in Central Arkansas

As municipal parks go, you'd be hard-pressed to find one much better than Burns Park in North... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
yesfan1234
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North Little Rock, Arkansas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the largest city-owned park in the nation & is situated right on the AR river. It has something for everyone...picknicking, biking, walking, soccer fields...to name a few. There is a lot of wooded area, making it especially pretty in spring & fall. There...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Teresa G
Reviewed November 6, 2018

As municipal parks go, you'd be hard-pressed to find one much better than Burns Park in North Little Rock. Plenty of picnic spots, swing sets, walking/running trails, bike trails, a golf course, a disc golf course, a tennis and racket ball facility, soccer fields, pavilions...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank yesfan1234
Reviewed October 12, 2018

The covered bridge is stunning, trails for walking or biking are in great shape, and extensive. Beautiful public space with something for everyone. Well maintained and clean.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lisamP9136CK
Reviewed August 3, 2018

What to say about Burns Park in North Little Rock. There is a reason that the Arkansas Times readers voted this park as the best park, best place to mountain bike, and was a finalist for best cheap date night. There are so many options...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

One of the largest municipal parks in the country. Has a little bit of everything for everyone. We are very fortunate to have such a huge and awesome park in NLR!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank airzero
Reviewed July 20, 2018

This park is huge. We wanted to go to the dog park but it says it closes at 6 which was a bummer. But we found a hike that our dog loved. We saw a deer and an armadillo which was great. Also on our...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank oishifoodie
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

With a little of everything. Plenty of space to walk. Two play areas for kids. There is even a train car. And a nice memorial to the CCCs. As well as an area visitor center.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank williamo126
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

This park has many amenities, golfing, numerous soccer fields, multiple playgrounds, wide open spaces, plenty of parking, shaded campground with rates around $35 a night

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Carly G
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Never seen a park this huge! It literally has everything one could want...in addition to all the team sport fields, there are extensive bike paths, waterside park areas, fishing, golf, archer, and on and on. It took us about 30 minutes just to drive through...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank travelj60
Reviewed March 14, 2018

Have been here several times with the grandkids. Hiking, biking, remote "flying", soccer playing, pecan picking. So much room for so many people.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank MaryL2010
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Curiousgeor
July 3, 2015|
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Response from Anazeteo | Reviewed this property |
There is not a street # that I can find but it is exit 150 off of I-40. The park is off of Military Road on both sides. There is excellent signage to direct you to your site.
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fairbanks6
Fairbanks
How GREAT did DENALI look and Ken Burns Park show!!!!! (8 Replies)
I thought the park looked great! Wouldn't it have been great to be Adolph Murie? I just wish they had shown a bit more of Gates of the Arctic and Wrangel St. Elias(isn't it the largest national park?). Those parks need more visitors so people can see what were preserving. Still all the parks were amazing.
October 03, 2009|
Response fromkmesaaz|
Will they be showing this again?
kaceevh
oklahoma city
Church near Burns Park? (6 Replies)
My family will be in Little Rock this weekend for a soccer tournament in Burns Park. We're looking for a Catholic Church that is close to the Park. Thanks! KC
October 01, 2008|
Response fromoldcpa|
Saint Patrick's Catholic Church located at 211 West 19th in North Little Rock is the closest to Burns Park. If you're staying in town overnight you might consider a church close to your lodging.
Julian S
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Four days to fill between SF and LA (17 Replies)
Hi, Advice needed please! We're staying in San Francisco at the end of July (3 nights) and then have founr nights to fill, after which we are staying in Santa Monica for a week, then onto San Diego. So, we have Tuesday to Saturday to get down to LA. We are driving. I've had a couple of thoughts so far, but could do with advice. We will have the stays in SM and SD or beach stuff, so we're open to ideas, but I am trying to avoid any long driving legs. Long being over five hours or...More
April 12, 2015|
Response fromJohn259259|
On the coastal highway most people stop in the Monterey area and the Morro Bay/Pismo Beach/San Luis Obispo area. Monterey to Santa Barbara is a bit too far if you want to stop and see places along the way. There is another radically different option that you might consider: Day 1: San Francisco to Yosemite National Park. Day 2: Yosemite. Day 3: Yosemite. Day 4: Yosemite to Santa Monica (that's about six hours plus stops, so you might want to make a start from Yosemite towards the end...More