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Address: Duluth, MN

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Great little park in the middle of the city.

Nice little park in the heart of the city, summer concerts, light hiking, a swimming hole and skiing in the winter.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Michelle L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice little park in the heart of the city, summer concerts, light hiking, a swimming hole and skiing in the winter.

Thank Michelle L
Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hiking trail along Chester Creek is fairly easy and even includes a nice waterfall. Even though you are in the middle of town you feel like you are out in the woods. During the summer they have free concerts every Tuesday evening with a family atmosphere.

Thank Dave S
Escalon, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Very nice park, lots of play areas, grass & water to calm the spirit. Great family activities, picnics & relaxing.

Thank Karen C
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

Chester Park is located near the center of downtown Duluth and we entered the Park at the Chester Park Trailhead at the intersection of East 4th Street and South 14th Avenue east. This trailhead is also located about a half mile northwest of The Rose Garden and Lake Superior. I hiked the Chester Park Trail in mid-April with my wife... More 

Thank rockyjoe
Soldotna, Alaska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

This is a great place to go for a hike, picnic. Or maybe I should say it used to be until the city went all chainsaw happy and cut down over 100 huge trees around the creek for no necessary reason. Shame on the cites management. These were trees that withstood the flood but were still perfectly healthy and posed... More 

Thank andrew c
Grey Eagle, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

This park have wonderful falls to play in and just look at. Especially after a rain. The falls are really gushing after a rain. Bring a picnic and spend some time.

2 Thank minneapol
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

Nice place to take a walk/hike we went on the trails some and had a good time I don't think the walking trails where marked the best. But the exercise was great and the stream is great when walking around and it feels like you are not even in town so that was nice.

Thank unclejjp
Hawley, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We spent a couple of hours hiking by the little river there and it was awesome. Our kids - ages 10 and 12 - said this was a highlight of our weekend in Duluth. It is was the perfect place to be active yet it was so peaceful and beautiful.

Thank akronbeck
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

My friend and I wanted to see the beautiful natures if Duluth. Some of the things on Trip Advisor said they were in Duluth but were actually an hour or 2 away. This park was right in Duluth! It's a nice park and has easy trails. From the parking ramp we walked left which gave you hills but you want... More 

Thank Desiree A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

As you walk through Chester park there is endless breathtaking sights. It's a short walk which takes up a lot of time because you stop to soak up the view. If you have small child it is great because there is a park and a place for a picnic. I would highly recommend this place for any type of vacation,... More 

Thank Katie01012

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