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Nice, but a little run down

That would be about rightly suited for Kerouak himself. The granite slabs with engraved poems on... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2016
Northampton, Massachusetts
Just a bit of this

This isn't a plastic for at nifty but what parks are anymore it's just maybe a place to smoke a... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2015
Lincoln City, Oregon
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Apr 19, 2018
“Nice rememberance of Jack Kerouac”
Oct 4, 2016
“Nice park, when it is cleaned, which the city is paying more attention too!”
A park dedicated to the novelist Jack Kerouac gives visitors a glimpse into his childhood and beginnings as a writer.
Lowell, MA
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 10 May 2012

Please don't be adversely swayed by the review below that tells you to go elsewhere for your Kerouac Pilgrimage. Anyone who knows Kerouac will know that Lowell is NOT a yuppie town, which is obviously what that reviewer is used to. It doesn't even have...More

4  Thank zagg35
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 9 June 2014

The impression of the park fits to the appearance of a dilapidated city. Those responsible Lowell politicians should be ashamed. Visitors to the city I would only advise you to visit the grave of Jack Kerouac. Forget about the filthy rest...

3  Thank Porterricks
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

The park is pleasant, and the Kerouac Commemorative section is quite well done. It has stone pillars with quotes from Jack's and nice stone benches to sit in. It is a contemplative space. Well done.

1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Again nice park to honor Kerouac, a native son, & nice that it is in the downtown area, though again, the city needs to maintain, which they are taking car eof now!

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Located on Bridge St between French St & Massmills Drive .Park on French St. Didn't see any homeless or addicts. Just a quick photo op for a fan

Thank Metalligal007
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I used to love this park. It's is beautiful and really pays tribute to Kerouac really well. However, recently the park has become overloaded with addicts and homeless people. But, then again, he was an addict himself....

Thank chan928
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I love this park, right at the edge of downtown. I have been here several times for various events such as the Food Truck Madness for the Lowell Food and Wine Festival. The benches and walkways were nicely kept and its large enough that you...More

Thank Lifeasamaven
Reviewed 11 March 2016

That would be about rightly suited for Kerouak himself. The granite slabs with engraved poems on them are nicely laid out, and it is located near some canals that are part of the walking tours in town. Some of the slabs are starting to chip...More

Thank PFandtheFlyers
Reviewed 17 September 2015

A lot of granite stones with a lot of quotes from his books. Very well laid out with well kept grounds

Thank Baker60
Reviewed 20 July 2015

It took some time for the city of Lowell to get around to actually horror Jack Kerouac - for a long time he was considered something not to brag about - sort of like a crazy relative. it took time and a little perspective to...More

Thank Ellen D
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

This isn't a plastic for at nifty but what parks are anymore it's just maybe a place to smoke a cigarette and have a quick bit of fresh air.. it's green it has character and people shouldn't think it's going to be some huge state...More

Thank momofbabykings
Reviewed 10 June 2015

Kerouac park is a small green space with a monument to Kerouac. It has had its share of issues but has improved greatly even since last summer. Police have upped patrols and cameras are being installed. It is a good spot for little ones to...More

Thank Kristen H
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