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A Place with a View!!

I love going here and throwing a blaket on the ground and relaxing with friends. This place offers... read more

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kaylao931
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Jacksonville, United States
We had a great time here

We met Story Corps here for our interview at 2:30. After our interview we relaxed in Memorial Park... read more

Reviewed November 22, 2018
fireman452
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Tallahassee, Florida
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Memorial Park is located at 1620 Riverside Avenue, between Margaret Street and Memorial Park Drive in Riverside near the 5 Points area of Jacksonville, Florida. It is one of Jacksonville's best loved treasures. Located along the banks of the...more
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Reviewed yesterday

I love going here and throwing a blaket on the ground and relaxing with friends. This place offers a wonderful view and lets you do it in a perfect location. There are plenty of places to go eat, this is a wonderful place to workout,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kaylao931
Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

We met Story Corps here for our interview at 2:30. After our interview we relaxed in Memorial Park and of course did some people watching. Very nice relaxed place to visit with lots of children and families. We will come back. Right next to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

There is a large green space with a sidewalk that circles the green space. The view out over the water is mesmerizing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank YRMWT
Reviewed October 4, 2018

The park was renovated/updated last year and looks great! What a nice place to unwind and relax under the trees!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The park is well maintained on the back of the river. It has a bronze statue of a young and fresh human in standing position, made up of bronze with free wings on the dead body of the colleagues on a globe like earth, showing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

What a beautiful landmark from the air, road or the St. Johns River. A peaceful, beautiful place that can be a respite, meeting place or to go for a walk with friends or by yourself. The C. Adrian Pillans sculpture is magnificent and worthy of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank joanelle m
Reviewed June 25, 2018

It is quiet and peaceful to walk around the park. The walking path around the park is fine with a view of the river all the way around. Some damage to the sea wall since the last hurricane but repair is underway. A beautiful spot.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jsmidwife
Reviewed June 24, 2018

This is a really nice park to walk around and enjoy the weather. It's really romantic at night, too. The river is quite nice and relaxing and you can sometimes see animals in the river.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jagzfan128
Reviewed June 12, 2018

This is a lovely small park on the St. Johns River that sits on 6 acres. The first thing I noticed was the temporary "wall" along the waterfront. The permanent wall had been severely damaged by Hurricane Irma. But other than that the rest of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank cheryl h
Reviewed June 5, 2018

Large city park located near interesting number of resturants, bars and shops. Parking is somewhat limited but worth finding. Lots of people in evening and on weekends. Safe and full of young families and older people. Nice place to take a break.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Chuck M
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Susyphim
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Response from MemorialParkJax | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry about using Memorial Park. The Memorial Park Association is an all volunteer not for profit Board of Directors and serves its mission "to enhance, promote and preserve Memorial Park as the premier... More
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