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“nice park for a half day”

Frank Newhall Look Memorial Park
Ranked #7 of 26 things to do in Northampton
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Owner description: Lovely park that offers a children's zoo, miniature railroad and an outdoor amphitheater.
Burlington, Massachusetts, USA
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30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“nice park for a half day”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

And it is economic. Parking is $5 on a week day. For $15, you get a wrist band for the kid for unlimited rides, including chocho train rides, bumper boats, peddle boats, a petting zoo, and a mini-golf. And they are pretty lax for companying adults not having to pay for the rides - most rides would need a young child having a companing adult.

Visited August 2013
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Hartford, Connecticut
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108 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Nice, clean park”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2013

Haven't been to park in many years until recently when we went for a group outing with family. Park is very clean and well run. $7.00 a car to enter and if you want to use cooking site/areas it cost additional.
Enough to do to keep everyone happy for a few hours and we felt very safe letting the kids wander on their own.

Visited August 2013
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Arlington, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Well maintained park with things to do.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2013

We biked here from NoHo planning on doing the mini-golf. The course was fine but super basic - no moving parts, no pars and rather a lot of sun (hot day!). If you want to picnic at an actual table you have to pay. There is also a train and paddle boats and bumper boats (none of which we did). Bikes get in free, cars pay a small fee. It is a private park so they do need to make money for upkeep.

Visited August 2013
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Northampton
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237 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Always Walk the Dogs There”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

I live in the area and I walk the pugs there every day. It is a large park with something to do for everyone---older adults, families, runners, etc. It is the best venue for weddings and other special events. I am a Justice of the Peace and have officiated at many weddings on the site. There are various options for sites and reception.

Visited July 2013
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Northampton, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Fun day at the park”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

A nice place to bring your family. It has picnic tables for rent, a small zoo, paddle boats, picnic pavilion for rent, playground, ball fields, miniature train ride, Garden House for rental for weddings and large gathering, pool bumper cars, Ideal for walking, pond for feeding ducks, store for lunch and snacks, 10 minutes from route 91, entrance fee for admittance to the park, occasion outdoor concerts at Pines Theater. A very nice place to visit for the whole day.

Visited June 2013
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