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In Illinois we'd call this neighborhood park in the truest sense.

The park was full of activity over Memorial Day weekend. The Rose garden was beautiful, the... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2018
Steve M
Phoenix, Arizona
A duck pond, pick up basketball, a library, a pool and a Rose garden-what a mix!

McKinley Park, is set in a premiere neighborhood in the heart of Sacramento! Best choice for a... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2018
Nikki M
Sacramento, California
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3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816-3824
+1 916-808-5200
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Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

McKinley Park is beautiful Park 40 years ago. It was a place to go enjoy yourselves,not be hassled by anybody else but now you always need to watch your back watch your car and do not walk away from your things.

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Reviewed June 4, 2018

The park was full of activity over Memorial Day weekend. The Rose garden was beautiful, the playground full of laughing smiling children, and a nice little pond with ducks.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed May 27, 2018

McKinley Park, is set in a premiere neighborhood in the heart of Sacramento! Best choice for a local picnic or event involving a fairly large crowd-approximately 1000+ or perfect for a romantic couples lunch date by the pond with the ducks and geese. Many engaged...More

1  Thank Nikki M
Reviewed April 8, 2018

I go there to swim in the summer. Out door pool and offers adult lap swimming as well as other activities for children and adults.

1  Thank Margaret J
Reviewed March 4, 2018

It is nice to watch the waterfowls during a sunny day. It is a beautiful park with a lot of activities including nice picnic spots.

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Reviewed February 14, 2018

McKinley Park is a beautiful Park. It has so much to offer. There is a nice public library located inside Cluney Clubhouse. It is small but nice. There is a great play area for kids, a nice clean well kept pond complete with ducks &...More

2  Thank Karen T
Reviewed December 10, 2017

I like the park and it is quietness and the houses around it with their old charm. it is great for picnics, walks, jogs, tennis playing...

Thank Tarek D
Reviewed November 15, 2017

great little walk around the park/ GREAT rose garden even in November/ near Library, pleasant with children.

Thank Annik G
Reviewed November 10, 2017

This multifaceted gem is seated on the west edge of east Sacramento. Used by thousands of denizens, this rectangular plot is nicely organized and very peaceful. It's not easy to park your car, but walking, running or strolling is fun. There are tennis courts and...More

1  Thank Nathaniel N
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Another Sacramento institution to visit. Beautiful park/pond, and library and playground. Location for weddings in the Rose Garden.

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Response from Kathy P | Reviewed this property |
There is street parking. No paid parking. I haven't had a difficult time finding a place. Great place for kids and picnics!