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Enjoy it Now, Construction is Coming

This is a quiet, low-density picnic spot where you're able to park close to your picnic tables... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Megahaole
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Evansville, Indiana
Beautiful Park and Spectacular Christmas Light Displays

This is a beautiful park. The ducks and geese are friendly and it is great for walking. The... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
Sandi V
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1600 North Main Street, Evansville, IN 47710
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a quiet, low-density picnic spot where you're able to park close to your picnic tables. Became a park about a century ago after the last reunion of the Grand Army of the Republic (and even a few Confederates). It was a farm before...More

Thank Megahaole
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is nowhere to get on the grass if you're in a wheelchair.Definitely not. Handicapped friendly.

Thank Mary W
Reviewed August 8, 2018

This is a beautiful park. The ducks and geese are friendly and it is great for walking. The Christmas Lights Displays are well worth the visit. This park does need better rules, local law enforcement patrols. People also need to be informed and held responsible...More

Thank Sandi V
Reviewed May 22, 2018

We love the park, espcially the geese and ducks and other wild life, we go every morning and every evening year round to feed the geese and ducks. The geese are fedraly protected and yet there are no signs informing people about it. Parents let...More

Thank Steve P
Reviewed December 27, 2017

Went to Garvin Park for the Christmas light show. Awesome! I'm really glad that someone takes the time to do things like this. It's a really nice thing to do.

Thank NoPlansToday
Reviewed July 11, 2017

While I enjoy this park regarding its good array of trees along with the Bosse Field baseball diamond, it is not well maintained. First off, there are way too many geese which leave feces by the buckets full and the lake needs to be cleaned...More

1  Thank Ron U
Reviewed May 15, 2017

We went to see Bosse field and it was right next door. A big beautiful fountain , which was dancing water streams all around. We packed a picnic. Kids were playing on swings. Just a great time

Thank Penny F
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

Spent many summers in this park in the 1970's and early 1980's. My grandparents lived on Eichel Ave nearby and we walked over often. Fast forward to 2017 and the bones of the park are still in place. The fountain as you enter, the walking...More

1  Thank Heath G
Reviewed March 22, 2017

If there is no event going on, this area can get quite dangerous and is usually subject to a lot of criminal activity and vandalism at night. During the day, it's a standard park and lots of people run through it and walk around inside...More

Thank Lauren L
Reviewed March 20, 2017

Easy access to the Evansville Greenway walking trail. Several picnic areas & multiple play areas. Lake for fishing. Bosse field for watching a ball game and little league play. Go there often.

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