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Don't miss this beautiful park!

Beautiful, well-kept park with plenty of walking trails and lots of waterfowl and small wildlife to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Springfield, Illinois
Something for Everyone!

My daughter lives right across the street from Washington Park and it is a great place for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jacksonville, IL
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1501 S Grand Ave W, Springfield, IL 62704
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, well-kept park with plenty of walking trails and lots of waterfowl and small wildlife to enjoy. Not to mention a lovely tropical plant conservatory that is also occupied by small, colorful birds. And the Carillon near the huge rose garden in the park is...More

Thank newzguy1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter lives right across the street from Washington Park and it is a great place for everyone! Like to walk? Great Place! Like to play tennis? Go see Manny! Like to see gardens? Go walk through the Botanical Garden! Like to hear the Carillon?...More

Thank moodymolly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a great park for a bike ride, stroller promenade or even just a great run or jog with headphones.

Thank ladybrady007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My children's favorite playground is here. It is a place of peace and solitude (except maybe during the 1812 Overture at the Carillon Festival). Prom pictures, engagement pictures, graduation pictures, wedding pictures are all taken here. It is a great place to take a walk,...More

Thank RevJan
Reviewed October 11, 2018

What a treasure Springfield has in this park! Love the carillon, the flower beds, and the drive/walking paths. Beautiful grounds. Love the plant conservatory.

Thank Jeannie F
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Washington Park is stunning. Very spacious and covered with mature trees. It has a calming presence and serenity to the landscaping. I was there for a “Walk To Remember” today and it was the perfect venue for that solemn ceremony.

Thank Jackson P
Reviewed September 11, 2018

While visiting Springfield, we were told of an art show that was taking place at the Washington Park carillon and decided to check it out. The size of the park was surprising; there's even a golf course. The day we stopped, there was also a...More

Thank Beatriz121
Reviewed September 10, 2018

We stopped by here while driving through Springfield late on a Sunday afternoon, just to hear the Thomas Rees Carillon. Though the arboretum was closed by the time we got there, we still had a nice walk around the gardens before settling in to listen...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Visited this beautiful park last weekend with friends. Very well maintained. A wonderful retreat in a beautiful setting.

Thank elovestheman
Reviewed July 31, 2018

A very pretty botanical garden and easy to find. It is always amazing to find these little gems . Too bad we missed the roses. They are almost gone

Thank nursedi
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Response from allets2017 | Reviewed this property |
yes there are paved and unpaved trails, i think the paved trail is about 2 miles!