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Address: McKinley Street & Hayden Road, Dewey Beach, DE
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Fun for my toddler grandchild

It's huge and well kept, plenty to do to keep a toddler busy and safe for an hour.There's equipment for over five and under five, also an informal lending library. There's a latch... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 17, 2016
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Washington, DC
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Washington, DC
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

It's huge and well kept, plenty to do to keep a toddler busy and safe for an hour.There's equipment for over five and under five, also an informal lending library. There's a latch on the gate to help keep the kids safe.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Very nice little park and playground in Dewey near the bay. Fenced in and clean, this park offers a place for the young ones to run off some steam and offers an alternative to the beach. It's sort of hidden away so it is never crowded.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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37 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Took our grandson to this very well maintained playground several times during the week of our vacation. A range of playground equipment for infants to older children is available. Located on the bay side near several small parks, this is an ideal stop during morning walks.

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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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106 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016

My kids are too old, so we didn't actually use the park, but we did like how it is fenced and had lots to do. Clean.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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46 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a new playground to try and saw this on google maps. We will be back! It's large, well maintained, a great variety of things to do, and right on the bay so you can hear the waves crashing. We had no idea this existed but now might become our favorite place!

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2015

Grand daughters love to go there. They loved climbing on the gym set. There is a nice range of obstacles for them to do. Also a lot of things for younger children.

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Delaware usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2015

Went here with my daughter roller bladeing.Nice climb on toys for younger children very clean well kept park. Safe and away from the st

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2015

This is a small playground that is just right for young children. There is a fence so children safely stay inside the playground, and there is parking.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2013

Love John W. park! Fenced in, equiptment for little kids and older kids! Sand box, balance beam, 1950,s jungle climber! My grand kids wanted to go every day!

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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2013

My 11 month old had a blast at the playground. It's off the main street so it's quiet. There are baby and big kid swings. There is a section for the young kids and one for the older. There is also a sandbox with toys for the kids to play with. The area was very clean and everyone there was... More 

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