Pack Square

Pack Square, Asheville: Address, Phone Number, Pack Square Reviews: 4/5

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ZenHealer7
Asheville, NC2,395 contributions
A Bit Shabby
Jul 2021
The hallmark of this place is the hordes of homeless people who squat here and in the surrounding areas, and Asheville is quite famous and proud of its homeless population. The entire square looks a bit shabby and is desperate need of a facelift.
Written July 28, 2021
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tailsock
Raleigh, NC577 contributions
The heart of Asheville
Oct 2020
Pack Square is quite simply the still beating heart of Asheville. It really is their version of Trafalgar Square. It's a place to relax, people watch, grab dinner, dessert, have a coffee on a bench, or bask in the sun. There are a few monuments and art sculptures on one side with cafes and restaurants on the other. From here you can view several examples of architecture that helps define Asheville. The square is slowly and steadily dominated by hipsters the closer it gets to sundown. It's not uncommon to see a Pedal Pub/Beer Bike go by. There are BLM messages alongside messages of love and some anti-police rhetoric on the sidewalk. Families and old couples wearing masks are long gone by then. There were a few homeless lingering around the benches so exercise caution. Check out nearby French Broad Chocolate Lounge for a slice of cake and maybe a cappuccino. We went in early October and the leaves were turning a beautiful yellow as the sun faded. Just a great place to be.
Written October 13, 2020
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podrozniczka60
New Jersey13,708 contributions
Graceful community green space
Mar 2020
This is a family friendly park.Great place to relax.
There is a Veterans’ Memorial which stands near the courthouse at the northeast corner of the park.
The place must be even more lively during on of many events that take place here.
Written March 18, 2020
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margie
Virginia Beach, VA12 contributions
the FRENCH BROAD and Packs Tavern
Feb 2020
the French Broad chocolate lounge is the place to go for your chocolate cravings and sweet tooth, I would suggest go for dinner at Packs tavern first make sure to leave room for (great food and service) then take the short about two block walk to the french broad for dessert
Written March 10, 2020
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Jake
Asheville, NC41 contributions
Casual outdoor gathering place downtown to people watch or be part of the activity.
Dec 2019
Nice park like setting downtown. Close to a variety of restaurants and beer tasting spots. Usually a variety of different things going on on different days. A good place to catch a free concert or some mid day sun and sky.
Written February 8, 2020
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christian b
Asheville, NC12 contributions
Great park in downtown Asheville!
Dec 2019
Pack square is a great space to find a spot for a picnic or to attend one of the many events held there throughout the year. There are public restrooms and a guide center should you want to know more about the city and the surrounding areas. Excellent accessibility to local eateries and shopping should this interest you.
Written February 7, 2020
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PhlegmMaster
Phoenix, AZ3,393 contributions
Quaint city park
Dec 2019
My daughter and I were visiting friends in Asheville, and they showed us around. This downtown park area had a real nice vibe to it. Just strolling through the area made for a very peaceful and relaxing day.
Written December 31, 2019
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nathanc614
St. Augustine, FL78 contributions
Typical city park
Oct 2019
Nice city park. Oktoberfest was going on when we visited. Not a beer drinker so didn't spend much time there.
Written November 1, 2019
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Bob753
jAtlanta, GA32 contributions
Walked around and enjoyed it all.
Oct 2019
We just walked though the area and enjoyed it tremendously. Would gladly go back for more. It was cool out but sunny and everyone we met were very friendly.
Written October 25, 2019
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John M
Santa Cruz, CA4,357 contributions
Pleasant city center park often has musicians.
Oct 2019
Pack Square is a pleasant city center park often has musicians, and is on the main road and route for walking tours within Asheville.
Written October 25, 2019
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