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Picnic Spot + Concerts

I love going to South Park to eat food or attend the Lawrence City Band concerts. It is a family... read more

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talkinwithj
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Very Spacious Park, Quiet Beauty

Nice city park located just south of downtown (thus the name) and is in the middle of the city. It... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2019
Timothy B
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Lawrence, Kansas
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Reviewed yesterday

I love going to South Park to eat food or attend the Lawrence City Band concerts. It is a family friendly activity.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank talkinwithj
Reviewed May 16, 2019

Nice city park located just south of downtown (thus the name) and is in the middle of the city. It is clean and well-kept with a bandstand for concerts and events, along with a large playground on the west side of Mass. St., which splits...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Timothy B
Reviewed April 30, 2019

Quiet little park at one end of Mass. St. Lovely gabezo in the middle. Trees and landscaping make for a peaceful setting.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank DR186
Reviewed January 6, 2019

The Lawrence Parks and Recreation department keeps South Park in wonderful condition. At 8:00 P.M. during the summer months the Lawrence City Band performs concerts in the William Kelly gazebo. The park (and the band) trace history to the days before the Quantrill raid on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank marionroberts
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Close to downtown and offers free outdoor concerts in the summer and various art and music events throughout the year. Beautiful landscaping and a great location for a wedding or photos.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jayhawkq8
Reviewed August 10, 2018

The park is so peaceful and the gardens were in bloom the bees were dancing on the flowers. They have paved paths all over the place so it's very easy to wander and enjoy the sites.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Penny F
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Needed a place for the children to scream, run, and climb without limitations. Plenty of space, green grass, and climbinf structures. There are restrooms on location and plenty of seatinf and tables for parents to sit back and observe.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed November 9, 2017

A quiet, beautiful place just next door to downtown. A rose garden , band concerts at the gazebo, wading pool and play ground for the young, shade trees for relaxing, picnics. What more is needed? Visit and enjoy!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank spencers1621
Reviewed October 17, 2017

Nice park in a nice part of Lawrence. Easy to find, and parking was easy enough to find in the morning. Nice for a peaceful stroll.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank kunfushuss
Reviewed October 16, 2017

My parents actually got married here a long time ago and I absolutely adore this park. Beautiful spot for a picnic some frisbee or even a wedding!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank katyclaflin87
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