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Address: 1st St. and Francis St., Saint Joseph, MO 64505
Phone Number: 816-271-5500
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Sunday Stroll

Walked along the River their are several lookout areas with some History Boards some benches located along the concrete path. We stopped and sat on a bench and a bee landed on my... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 22, 2015
Jim K
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I see negative reviews but I really enjoyed myself here. The park was super clean and well managed. The paved path is perfect for a bike ride and to ride even beyond the park as there is 'more' paved roadway that's great for a ride. Super enjoyable on the morning I went.

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Thank DeanneHA
Saint Joseph
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are no words to explain how bad it is under the interstate. They have done some work but have much much more to do

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Thank Alvin P
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Could be a great area, neglected, ignored. There are people that may not have anywhere else to go around sometimes, I like the river view, but keep one eye on my surroundings when alone.

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

I was there Saturday before Easter for the Happy Camper Scamper 5K to raise funds for Camp Quality. The trail runs from a large parking lot and nature center to downtown along a paved trail beside the Missouri River. The city needs to save this gem, which was recently hit hard by erosion, but still walkable.

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Thank John M
Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

The hike is nice. The river being the reason for the trail. There are several place to step off the trail a few feet and look across the river, up the river, down the river, and at some wet lands. The developers have done an excellent job of providing some signs giving a bit of history and interpreting what you... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Walked along the River their are several lookout areas with some History Boards some benches located along the concrete path. We stopped and sat on a bench and a bee landed on my arm and stung me. I was just sitting there, I've always told the kids if you leave them alone they won't bother you. So much for that... More 

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Thank Jim K
St. Jospeh
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

If this is a park I have a bridge to sell ya! I don't think I have 100 words to describe this place. Dirty?

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Our impressions were nothing like a few older negative reviews. The river itself is wide and muddy, but what a site to watch the fast-moving waters. The paved trail is in excellent condition except around a bend outside the Remington Nature Center -- at that location, half the trail is cut down to single file with a secured chain link... More 

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kansas city, mo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This park is worth looking up. There are trails for walking, a lake & a wonderful view of the entire city.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

This area is run down. I would go after sundown. There is a ton of trash around. I think it is more of a hang out for druggies and drinkers.

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