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Buena Vista River Park

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Address: 926 South Main Street, Buena Vista, CO
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Great walking path with places to stop and rest, watch people on the river, and enjoy the view. Surprising number of play areas for children.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Donna W
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Andrews, Texas
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Andrews, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great walking path with places to stop and rest, watch people on the river, and enjoy the view. Surprising number of play areas for children.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While waiting for our scheduled departure time on a whitewater rafting trip we decided to look around town. Found this gem and just hung out and people and nature watched for a while. Very serene and breathtaking!

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I was quite surprised when I saw all the effort this town has taken to not only attract visitors, but also in the way they have made the old downtown attractive to the residents of this town. There is more construction planned, so I shall return to see what else is on the plan for downtown. The park is beautiful... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From Hwy 24 East on Main St, through town. You'll find a large dirt parking lot at the far east end where you can park. There is a boat ramp & restrooms. On this particular day we found ourselves watching the local rafting groups loading & preparing for a popular boating adventure down the Arkansas River. Lot's of activity both... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is NOT the Arkansas River that flows through Tulsa, OK. We almost had to laugh at this enjoyable sight and everyone having fun in the water. We had a picnic lunch on a table next to the rapids; watched children bouncing in the white water with watchful parents pulling them out downstream. A great place to unwind and spend... More 

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Loveland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great walk to do with young kids. It's not long but it's beautiful and right along the river. There were some kayakers that was fun to watch too. It's steep to get down to the river but the rest of the walk is pretty flat. Our kid is 2 and loved running down there.

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Del City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful settings. Our rafting trip was a great experience. We thoroughly enjoyed it and would recommend it for anyone thinking about doing it.

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Elizabeth, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

This is a afternoon we spent watching rafters work the rapids at the downtown river walk. We had a nice lunch looking out over the river and even ran into old friends of ours at the restaurant. The river walk and park is just a nice laid back enjoyable couple of hours. It has so many activities during the week... More 

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Cave City, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

My family spent a week next door to this park, and we enjoyed it very much. It is easy walking distance to a variety of shops and restaurants. The river and the surrounding views are awesome, and the park is fun for children.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed watching the kayaks and float-trip groups as we walked for about 45 min along the West side of the river, where the trail was primarily level. There is more elevation on the east side for those seeking a little more challenge.

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