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Hessel Park

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One of the nicest parks to walk in.

A nice, well-designed park with parking, complete with many fine trees and childrens' newest... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
John S
Champaign, Illinois
Great place!

Great place to play tennis or Pickleball. The courts are well maintained and the park is in a nice... read more

Reviewed January 12, 2018
Springfield, Massachusetts
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  • Average8%
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“popular spot”(2 reviews)
“nice walk”(2 reviews)
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1401 Grandview Dr, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-6826
+1 217-398-2550
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

Nice park close to the University of Illinois sports area, but not campus. Take your dog, lay out it doesn't matter.

Thank Scott N
Reviewed August 7, 2018

A nice, well-designed park with parking, complete with many fine trees and childrens' newest playground with water play. Lots of picnic tables. Open spaces, and tennis courts, pavillion, with updated restrooms near. The oval waling path is great for excercise, walking animals, and senior citizens....More

Thank John S
Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

Great place to play tennis or Pickleball. The courts are well maintained and the park is in a nice neighborhood. Good track to walk on.

Thank jeanjacquespsaute
Reviewed November 11, 2017

This park it truly awesome. It has many of the newest playground equipment. There is a paved walk all around the park for dog walkers & just walkers.A nice huge pavilion.

Thank bsmith61853
Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

The Hessel Park Tree Walk is amazing. There are 28 unique trees marked with metal tags indicating the names, species and origins. Children play games, people go for a walk with their dogs and even there are several places where you can do a grill...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

A day at the park, took my granddaughters to play it was pretty busy they are working on putting some new things in the park, restroom are gone big hole in the ground.it should be nice when it is done,kids had fun on what was...More

Thank Ray R
Reviewed July 6, 2017

We went to this park for afternoon walk. Park is well maintained and quite big so we had very nice time.

Thank NayiU
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Large park with many great futures. Lots of big trees for shade, which are beautiful in the fall. It has a standard playground with swings and slides but also has playground buildings and bridges. One of the great features is the water playground with lots...More

Thank Melinda F
Reviewed April 28, 2017

We lived acress the street from this park. By far, the most popular and fun park in Champaign. The kids beg to go...everyday!

Thank dkessel64
Reviewed January 30, 2017

Great place to walk the dog on a chilly day. The sidewalk is in great condition, and they even have a couple of designated spots for dogs to have relief, and provide bags and a designated trash can. They also have a water fountain that...More

Thank Barbara W
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