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Small but pleasant park

Roughly a block near business district of Oak Park. Excellent for walking and relaxing. Park... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2017
Oak Park, Illinois
They have new scuptures in the park this summer

The park has installed new sculpture throughout the park this summer, 2016. My wife and I went to... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2016
Bill B
River Forest, Illinois
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Oct 19, 2018
“Nice Small Park”
Oct 3, 2017
“Small but pleasant park”
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217 Home Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302-3101
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Reviewed October 19, 2018

The last place we visited before driving to the airport was this Park. It is a small park with a beautiful building, Pleasant Home. We didn't visit this building but walked around the park and enjoyed the playing squirrels. They were busy hiding the food...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Solodam J
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Roughly a block near business district of Oak Park. Excellent for walking and relaxing. Park contains Pleasant- Home, historically and architecturally significant structure.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank gstrange8
Reviewed July 26, 2016

The park has installed new sculpture throughout the park this summer, 2016. My wife and I went to see it, and were impressed with the variety of sculpture displayed. I felt it was worth the time to go see them.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Bill B
Reviewed May 24, 2016

We enjoyed a quiet stroll through this park and walked the labyrinth for relaxation. Others enjoying the park were families and dog walkers. The Pleasant Home is also a sight to see.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Renee S
Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you are in Oak Park and want a place to have a bit of peace, go to Mills Park. It's beautiful, tranquil and amazing!

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Carol H
Reviewed June 24, 2015

my apt. overlooks the park, beautiful...historic....well kept....diverse cultures relaxing and enjoying this gorgeous park of peace....

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank traumitized
Reviewed April 21, 2015

Very pretty large park in Oak Park. Home to Pleasant Home, which is a fancy old home that has many venues during the year. Mills Park is a great dog park, but also has lots of trees, squirrels. Bounded by a pretty cast iron fence...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed June 16, 2014

Compact, pleasant area for a stroll and great squirrel watching! Oak Park is great for walking but we were happy to rest our feet on a bench for awhile.

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank Carol W
Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is such a nice park for a stroll - we like to cut through on our bikes. I always have to go by the beautiful mansion and admire the front porch. Went on a tour of the house and loved to imagine what the...More

Date of experience: February 2014
1  Thank joerie
Reviewed March 4, 2014

Mills Park is next to the lovely Pleasant Home. It has a nice winding sidewalk and is nicely landscaped. Its popular with dog walkers and joggers. Located near the Marion Street business and restaurants, it's a good place for a stroll after eating out or...More

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank jennybluedog
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