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Smothers Park

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Beautiful park!

This is a beautiful park! The playground is amazing! The water fountains are beautiful! We had a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
willowpassion38
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Bangor, Michigan
Beautiful park!

There is an awesome play area for kids and great views and walkways for all ages. All of the water... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
ann12339
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Charleston, Illinois
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful park! The playground is amazing! The water fountains are beautiful! We had a great time!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank willowpassion38
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

There is an awesome play area for kids and great views and walkways for all ages. All of the water features were well done and added to the natural beauty of the river. The park looked like it was the place to be on Friday...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ann12339
Reviewed June 10, 2019 via mobile

Check it out if your in the area. Great place to let the kiddos run and even have place for pets. I like the concessions and restrooms, very handy.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank lazylocal1234
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

Owensboro is proud of this park. It is on the banks of the Ohio river. This is where Owensboro was founded. The play park is unbelievable. So much for children to do while the parents sit and watch. There is also a water park, a...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Mikepnky
Reviewed May 27, 2019 via mobile

Even though we went without our kids, we would highly recommend. It was so nice and the river front is kid friendly! Will definitely be back with our kids

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank nicoleh856
Reviewed May 13, 2019

Drove about an hour from home to visit a friend in Owensboro. We stopped at Smothers Park along the river bank. It has several covered porch type swings along the water's edge. There is a play park for your little ones, bathrooms, and a great...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank CathyM1738
Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

Awesome views of the Ohio River. Very clean and well organized. They have metal swings that you can swing upon and relax upon. Very well maintained and landscaped. Popular place for Prom and wedding photos.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank tedthetower080
Reviewed April 23, 2019

We went here after dinner, it was a clear night, and the breeze was awesome! Even at night the views are spectacular! The kids had a grand time at the park, playing, and we enjoyed watching them. The ground is squishy LOL, I was a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MzVermonster
Reviewed April 9, 2019

This park is such a welcoming retreat from the hustle bustle. Beautiful scenery. It is so relaxing and peaceful.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Loumose
Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

Great park, but maintenance is lacking. The tree window netting and some of the netting on the bridge needs to be replaced.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jmcfadden19
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bettywest9092
May 17, 2017|
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Response from stxdreamer | Reviewed this property |
Free!!
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N0ahV
April 8, 2017|
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Response from 520kimberlyn | Reviewed this property |
They are currently active, running into the late fall, depending on weather.
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Allbeck
October 11, 2016|
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I'm answering my own ? I called # on smothers website...consessions are 11am-8pm at the park during dates on website. They have corndogs, hotdogs, chips, nacos, icecream... so enjoy.
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