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Forest Park

Sumner Avenue, Springfield, MA
+1 413-787-6434
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Sumner Avenue, Springfield, MA
+1 413-787-6434
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to see the animals at the zoo with the grandkids, play in the playground and go on the train ride around the park.

Thank Neil S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just got back. Zoo was okay and nice playground but there are no park rangers or anyone else watching what's going on. Went to splash pad and there were kids riding bikes around and threw it. Kids almost got run over. Altercation with people there...More

2  Thank Cheryle R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have gone for the past 3 years to see the Christmas lights and they are just beautiful. These have to be the best lights around. Worth the money and so much fun for all ages.

Thank Jen J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wahoo! Forest Park is a must see in Springfield! I stumbled through it during a morning walk around my hotel and I can't believe how nice it was. Don't go in with a car, have a nice hike all around it and you'll love it.

Thank Sona H
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

On Sunday mornings my husband and I go to Forest Park to listen to the birds. I take my camera, and he takes his binoculars. There are red-winged blackbirds, bluebirds, mourning doves, sparrows. The Aquatic Gardens is the most peaceful place in all of Springfield....More

Thank Erin F
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This is well worth the admission price. Both young and old will love it. All the strings have been pulled out for this display. Dr. Seuss, and other story book characters as well as traditional Christmas.

1  Thank momwinslow
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We entered this park looking for the zoo, couldn't find the zoo but there are other things to see and do with kids. We had to pay $5 to drive through, didn't receive a map and basically drove in circles for a half hour till...More

Thank Monica G
Reviewed 25 May 2017

what else can be said- touring the park by car to see it all lit uyp for celebrating Christ-mas is just awesome.

Thank Ronald N
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to Forest Park for over 30 years! It's beautiful, with gorgeous flowers, ponds, a zoo, huge fields to play on, and lots of sites for grilling. Good place for family picnics and parties. Nice photo opportunities throughout the park. Great place...More

1  Thank elena111633
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Great park to visit and have a great day of fun. Great baseball parks and a great basketball court!!!

Thank MikePaul26
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28 December 2016|
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Response from Redhatchris | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and there are many parking areas where you can park and get out and walk.
22 November 2016|
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Response from Timothy R | Reviewed this property |
The forest park is closed for the season. I recommend a great daily event starting tomorrow after dark- Bright Nights. It is a drive through the park after dark to see great light decorations. It is a good wintr attraction... More
susan c
5 August 2016|
Response from Susan S | Reviewed this property |
Though I no longer live in the area and am not at all the best source, I would suggest the entrance at Longhill St. that fronts on Interstate 91 in Longmeadow. This is certainly convenient for the Ct. folks. The main... More