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“Nice place to relax” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ocean Park

Ocean Park
Ranked #7 of 42 things to do in Oak Bluffs
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Victorian mansions surround this charming Oak Bluffs park.
Durham, Connecticut
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60 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Nice place to relax”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is a beautiful park. It's a great place to come with kids to fly kites or have a picnic. It has a nice view of the ocean.

Visited August 2014
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Boston
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398 reviews
190 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
“Overated”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2014

I'm puzzled at all the rave reviews of the park. There's grass, a few small fountains, a gazebo and some interesting architecture around it, but don't waste your time!

Visited August 2014
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Kearney, Nebraska
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536 reviews
176 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
“Kids flying kites, great setting, good for people watching”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2014

Just sitting on a park bench and enjoying the day with activities of a lll generations, from soccer, to tag, to the fountain. What a great way to relax!

Visited July 2014
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Evanston, Illinois
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244 reviews
172 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
“Photos don't do it justice”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2014

Yes, this is "just a park". And yes, it is like a lot of other parks - big grassy areas, flowers, and a lovely gazebo in the center. And this one also has a great view of the ocean. But more than photos are able to capture is the ambiance. There is lots of activity surrounding the park, as it is a central area for much of the transportation industry (ferries, buses, cabs) in Oak Bluffs, yet putting that aside you can appreciate the surroundings - majestic "Gingerbread" homes with spectacular gardens, the ocean in the foreground, and large open areas for picnics or sun bathing. What it does not have is shade trees. This is not the kind of park to go to if that is what you are looking for - but sun lovers who don't want to deal with the sand and sea, those looking for a great picnic spot, or families seeking a place to let the kids run wild - this is the place for you!

Visited July 2014
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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99 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
“It's just a park. What's the big deal?”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2014

Like the title of my review says, it's JUST a park. A large grassy field with a gazebo on it. Whoop-de-do. Why the raving reviews? Nearly every town in America has a park like this. I suppose it's a nice place for a picnic, near the gingerbread houses, but don't go out of your way to see it. There's nothing WRONG with this place; it's just a run-of-the-mill park.

Visited April 2014
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