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Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park

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Address: Rt. 30 North, Manchester, VT

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Nice walk

Very nice park. Nice walking trails, dog park. While we were there a college soccer game was going on, so it was a little noisy, but I don't think that was the usual. Sure we'll... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice park. Nice walking trails, dog park. While we were there a college soccer game was going on, so it was a little noisy, but I don't think that was the usual. Sure we'll return.

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Thank Paul D
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thompson park is among the best maintained and most scenic parks in all my travels. A highlight for me was the smooth stone dust walking/running trail around lush green ballfields. The path has connections to the nearby school and town center, the Palmer House resort's nature trail, and a woodsy connecting path to Hunter Park/Riley Rink. A great facility!

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Thank ARF-GF
Manchester, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's something for everyone here. The walking/running trail encompasses the entire park. There are basketball courts, soccer fields, baseball fields, swing sets, pool ($) and other children's activities. Also an enclosed Dog park in the back corner of the park where we can let the dogs run free! Perfect for the active family/person. No charge to use the park (small... More 

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Thank Christine F
Dorset, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Great place for families to picnic, play baseball, basketball or volleyball. The running track surrounding the park is great for walking or jogging. The dog park is great as well.

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Thank Debbbbbbbbie
Fort Lee, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Well maintained park and a great place to view Fourth of July Fireworks. Beautiful field....bring you own chairs. Food is available for purchase before the fireworks.

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Thank Joan S
Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Great area to relax with family, there is a pool with lifeguard, swings area tocplay ball or a picnic, very well maimtaimed grounds.

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Thank 317timothyr
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

What a nice, big park, so much tomdo and the view is awesome. Surrounded by mountains a must see for kids and famalies

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Thank TankNJ1
Quincy, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

Whether you want to ice skate, swim, walk....or other stuff (skateboard, play ball, watch soccer, etc.), this is a great resource in Manchester. We use it year round. We love walking the trails in all seasons, and use the pool a lot in the summer, as well as public skate in the winter. Free, or very cheap, Check it out.

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Thank Amy B
Manchester, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

This is a great park for all ages. This park had a wonderful pool that is open all summer long, with a kiddle pool for the youngest ages and a great park center. There is a nice dog park available. Dogs have to be leashed but you can walk them around the path also, and you will find doggy bags... More 

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Thank Geboni
Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

This is a lovely park in Manchester with a marked pebble trail good for walking by yourself, with friends and or with your dog. There is a fenced dog park which is well kept. You may just make a friend.

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