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Forest Park

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Wonderful Family day out

Clean family friendly plenty of picnic area is play areas as well as baseball fields in access to... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2017
Michael B
via mobile
Car Show

Every year for all 23 years of my life I have attended the Ole Marais Car Show in Forest Park. It... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Hannah F
via mobile
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14 Dec 2017
“Wonderful Family day out”
17 Sep 2017
“Car Show”
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400 N Locust St, Ottawa, KS 66067
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Reviewed 8 September 2014

We love the new playground. Well maintained park! We love it here! Nice for picnics and afternoons of play time.

1  Thank Misty C
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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Clean family friendly plenty of picnic area is play areas as well as baseball fields in access to the river there's also a dog park which is very well done with a water park as well part of the family so if you're just taking...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Every year for all 23 years of my life I have attended the Ole Marais Car Show in Forest Park. It is a wonderful event in a beautiful setting. The park continues to make improvements and additions.

Thank Hannah F
Reviewed 18 July 2017

If you are traveling with children and you all need a break from the car, this is it. Great place for children to run and play on the equipment - slides and climbing equipment, and more. Shake out the sillys and wiggles and continue on...More

1  Thank I7296VEdavidp
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

This park has had a great history, fairs, horse racing, Chautauqua, it is 40 Acres with lots of play grounds, picnic shelters, an enclosed dog park, it is large enough for bicycling, jogging or just walking. In season there is a large swimming area, car...More

Thank macumazahn56
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Took my sons to the park for sunshine and exercise. Several baseball diamonds, horse shoe pitch, basketball and tennis courts. Bathrooms available in several locations. Several playgrounds for little kids. During the summer, a large and attractive swimming pool available.

Thank Correctionsforfools
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Been going to Forest Park all of my life (75 yrs). Great place for family events. Lots of special events are held in park including Antique Tractor Show and Ole Maris River Run (car show).

Thank I7916LKjamesl
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Very nice place for kids to play, picnics, family get togethers, birthdays etc. Pool close by, tennis courts baseball fields, playground equipment etc. Fun for all ages. Many events held here year round.

Thank deweys1427
Reviewed 6 April 2016

This is a very large park with so many different areas. Even during the winter there are great hills for snow sledding. It has a horshoe club too! Lots of area for picnics and nice playscape that can accommodate kids with special needs. My kids...More

Thank Juliebork
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Beautiful trees, spacious picnicking grounds offer a shady place to either gather with family and friends or simply walking for fresh air and relaxing. Historic yet little evidence of the park at its peak beauty from the early 1900s. Tennis courts. Swimming pool. Children's playground.

Thank gdidde
Reviewed 24 September 2014

Great place for Doggies to play., Kids enjoyed it alot. Plenty to do there. Wouldve loved to had more time to done more

Thank Devin A
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