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Homeless park

My young kids and I were looking for a splash pad to cool off in. Google sent us to Acacia. There... read more

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Homeless park

This a nice piece of green space in the middle of downtown, but it's full of homeless people on... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2019
Denver, Colorado
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1 week ago
“Homeless park”
Apr 27, 2019
“Homeless park”
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115 East Platte Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80909
+1 719-385-5940
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My young kids and I were looking for a splash pad to cool off in. Google sent us to Acacia. There were at least 30 homeless people in the park and two of them were interacting with me and the kids. Most of the benches...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Lhope89
Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

This a nice piece of green space in the middle of downtown, but it's full of homeless people on every bench and occupying the grass. City of Colorado Springs needs to do their part for the homeless and pan handlers. The side walks in downtown...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank AdventureTripping
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

This could be a beautiful park. It has trees and grassy areas to picnic but few tables and tables are mostly taken by the homeless. Uncle Wilber’s Fountain is a really cool place but this park does not feel safe to me. Sad!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Debbie H
Reviewed August 25, 2018

.... it seems a lot of trouble has been gone to with this park and the general downtown area. There is a lot of nice public art. However, pretty much whereever you go you there are people hanging around and this made us feel uncomfortable....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank wing6rider-Australia
Reviewed June 28, 2018

... the homeless here are both plentiful and aggressive. The corner with the kids' fountain is nice and a great place on a hot summer day.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank montanapescado
Reviewed June 25, 2018

The summer brings the fountain which the kids can enjoy! The park's layout is pleasant and treed, lots of grass for a picnic. Sometimes, there is an arts and crafts market or other activities during the weekend. Sadly, the homeless people linger around in groups,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Where2NextColorado
Reviewed December 11, 2017

You will get constantly harassed by beggars and bums. They litter all over the park. Not much fun to utilize if you can't do it peacefully. It was a little scary after dark with not much lighting and the same harassment.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank alexf1347
Reviewed October 2, 2017

This downtown park is just one square block but usually has some kind of activity going on. In the summer, the fountains are going for kids to run through and in winter an ice rink is brought in for skaters. There are homeless people around,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Laura-OCCS
Reviewed July 23, 2017

Acacia Park is part of any trip downtown. Once you have walked up and down Tejon Street, the park is a good place to sit in the shade and have a cold drink or a sandwich from one of the close by restaurants. We went...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Daddio53
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

We stayed walking distance from this park for a week. The sign by the Uncle Wilbur fountain said it runs from noon to 6. (Subject to change). Twice we tried around 4:00. It was turned off. Once we were told it was weather. Granted it...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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