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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
zombieJ
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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149 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 zombieJ
St. Jospeh
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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51 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
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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Thank Ann T
kansas city, mo
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22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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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Thank gingerlavelle
Lynchburg, Virginia
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12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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Thank swilkins6241
Fall River, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

My husband grew up in St. Joe and it was my first trip there, so he was showing me around.. Upon arrival he was very disappointes in how run down it had become. Reminded me of a good place to get mugged. Junkies and rif raf hanging about. I would say keep away!

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Thank glitterqueen1975
Fall River, Massachusetts
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41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I lived in St. Joe when Riverfront park was built, when you could go there and get on a paddle-boat to take a ride on the river! This was one of the most fun things there ever was to do in St. Joe... Unfortunately, the riverboat gave way to a casino, which shortly after moved upstream and became a larger... More 

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Thank JESSE R
Lincoln, Nebraska
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238 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

this park is very scenic. it sits on the MO. river banks. the place has very good picnic area. picnic tables or there is nice grounds to spread out a blanket picnic.

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Thank Bill G
Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Concrete sidewalks allow for a beautiful walk or bike along the banks of the Missouri River. Bring your binoculars for you might glimpse bald eagles or waterfowl along the way!

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