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Beautiful City Park

Whether you are catching Pokemon, or watching the little ones play in the splash pad, there is... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
Lorna W
Council Bluffs, Iowa
Relaxing Fun

I grew up in Council Bluffs and reme.ber visiting Bayliss Park numerous times. I went back to this... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
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Aug 21, 2018
“Beautiful City Park”
Jul 9, 2018
“Relaxing Fun”
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100 Pearl Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51503
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

Whether you are catching Pokemon, or watching the little ones play in the splash pad, there is somewhere to relax for everyone!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lorna W
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I grew up in Council Bluffs and reme.ber visiting Bayliss Park numerous times. I went back to this quiet little park and I can't get over how much it has changed! The fountain is very artistic now, and I loved seeing the statues of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank shawnierhoades
Reviewed December 29, 2017

I have loved Bayliss Park all my life. I grew up in Council Bluffs, although I no longer live there, but I go back a couple times a year to visit family. The new fountain is pretty spectacular. It's such a nice place to sit...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 344nancyh
Reviewed December 26, 2017

Very nice Christmas light display in downtown Council Bluffs at Bayliss Park in the evening - not sure when the lighting commenced or will end but I believe it can be viewed till a few days after New Years

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Grover74
Reviewed November 28, 2017

was alot to see and do in the area we loved it we cant wait to come back and see and do some of the stuff we didn't have a chance to do this time

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank gale s
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Nice place to stroll, eat lunch/have a picnic, or let your kids run around and play in the sprays. Meter parking very nearby. I'm guessing it would be very pretty at night with everything lit up. Me and my husband had a nice afternoon stroll...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank IAmElaineBenes
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

Has been the best fountain for years on a large green space the size of a city block. Good place to eat lunch and watch the squirrels or folks walking their dog. Pretty spot in town.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank McFerrid
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

There are spouts of water that kids can play in. Great picnic area. Close to railroad museum and squirrel cage jail. Kids can run parents can visit.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank 793merric
Reviewed March 11, 2017

This is a family favorite stop, especially in the summer or a autumn months. Our family ( mom dad 2 sons and 2 daughters ) like to go here in the evening when the lights are on the fountains. Very colorful and pretty. A nice...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank maranville826
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Nice park.It has a beautiful color changing fountain in the middle. Lots of benches and picnic tables. Lots of trees. A lot of people have weddings there also.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Linda B
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Julie P
March 22, 2018|
Response from Grover74 | Reviewed this property |
I am not 100% certain that there is a set date yet for the fountain to be turned on - Usually this occurs towards the end of April as out last freeze is usually somewhere around the 1st of May - It may also be tied to the CB... More