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Cunningham Park

W 25th St at S Maiden Lane, Joplin, MO
+1 417-625-4750
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Very thoughtful

The park's reconstruction as a memorial is very thoughtful and detailed- right down to the number... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Katie M
via mobile
Nice park.

Nice park with a good variety of things to do. Swimming pool. Play equipment, basketball courts... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joplin, Missouri
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W 25th St at S Maiden Lane, Joplin, MO
+1 417-625-4750
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The park's reconstruction as a memorial is very thoughtful and detailed- right down to the number of trees matching the number of victims from the tornado. In addition to the memorial there are playground areas. Right across from Cunningham Park, the memorial continues into Mercy...More

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice park with a good variety of things to do. Swimming pool. Play equipment, basketball courts, walking trail. There are restrooms and covered pavilions. This park was ground zero in the 2011 tornado. It contains a moving memorial which several people and organizations helped to...More

Thank yopadens
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well done, very informative site about the huge tornado that went through Joplin. The site is within the park, which is like any other city park. There is parking a short walk from the information plaques.

Thank dorsalmo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful tributes to the city of Joplin and victims of the 2011 tornado. We enjoyed walking around the park and learning more about this devastating event. Afterwards, we just drove around town and noticed where the path of the tornado destroyed everything and the rebuilding....More

Thank Carl G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cunningham Park was rebuilt after the devastating 2011 tornado that took 161 lives. In the park is a memorial about the tornado. It was a serene place to visit. There is a waterfall with 38 segments representing the 38 minutes the tornado was on the...More

Thank nowincolorado
Reviewed July 5, 2017

After the tornado Cunningham Park was completly redone and they did a fantastic job. It is a beautifl place with places to just sit and be quiet.

1  Thank texan897
Reviewed June 22, 2017

We were there to visit family and made our trip to the park to see the newest update. Wow, I was at a loss for words. It is such a beautiful park and tribute to the families who were not as lucky as mine. I...More

Thank Dawn O
Reviewed June 8, 2017

Wow. This was a very well done tribute to the Joplin tornado victims. The story told here is amazing.

1  Thank Michelle H
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful memorial to the victims, volunteers and the great people of Joplin who endeared the tragic tornado that devastated this part of the state in May 2011. The park is very large, well maintained and a wonder tribute to how the town has...More

1  Thank Chrissy B
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

If you are anywhere near Joplin, do stop at the Cunningham Park. To stand and look around what has obviously been rebuilt gives perspective to the enormity of devastation. 161 lives lost. Bring the kiddos, lots of park fun to burn off energy.

1  Thank ACscubadiver
JoplinParks, Manager at Cunningham Park, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2017

Thank you for visiting! We hope you return in the future!

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Response from T P | Reviewed this property |
I believe Joplin Parks and Recreation.