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River Heritage Park

Open Now: 08:00 - 23:00
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There is a free very large splash pad, walking trails, nice playground, and pavilions; good place... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
GRITSfromAL
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Huntsville, Alabama
FUN TIME!

We were staying at the Marriott over the 4th of July. The Splash Pad is a very short walk from the... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
LeighKelley17
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Florence, Alabama
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“light show”(3 reviews)
“wilson dam”(4 reviews)
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

There is a free very large splash pad, walking trails, nice playground, and pavilions; good place for a picnic and wonderful view of Wilson Dam; the fountain and light show is enjoyable; another great place for families that is free in the area; great value!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

We were staying at the Marriott over the 4th of July. The Splash Pad is a very short walk from the hotel. Our 2 1/2 year old granddaughter loved playing here. There is limited seating so you might should bring a chair. I sat while...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank LeighKelley17
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Great little park for a stroll or picnic with family. Children area is really nice as well. No admission charge for this tucked away jewel.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 60something55
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We took our grandson here to give them a view of Wilson Dam. Little did we know we would spend almost 2 hours here. The fountain is amazing with the water jets timed to music. But even better, the boys had their swim suits and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank TuscaloosaMike
Reviewed 17 May 2017

not a great menu for lunch, breakfast was good coffee was great servers were friendly prices were average also

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank deerp0int
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I have only watched other people with their children playing in the water, since I don't have any small children in my life right now. Everyone seemed to be having a great time and it doesn't cost anything, other than gas to get there. Parents...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Duster
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The fountain/ splash pad was not open during our visit due to school being back in session, but it looked like it would be great!! The views are amazing and a good place to get out and stretch your legs after a long drive.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Auannmarie
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Love love love to take my grandsons to the splash pad! We spend hours here. They blast all genre's of music from the speakers and the kids love it! They have clean bathrooms, vending machines, a playground and best part is that its FREE! Take...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Penny H
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Free water fun plus playground for Children. Clean, nice, location, walking distance from Mariott. Also shade to accommodate those who only want to watch.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Charles C
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Kinda hard to find. Just follow the signs and the confusing part is that it's located behind the Marriot Hotel. Just go through the parking lot and you will be shocked at what's back there (we were anyway). A large area of water sprinklers, large...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank Briala22
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