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“Forest Park in Springfield is a great urban park, with enough space to let you feel surrounded by the forest but still useful features like baseball diamonds, picnic sites, etc. Parking the car and taking a long w...”
“My son and his family live across the street from Forest Park and each ttime me we visit we spend hours, walking, picnicking and sitting by the lake.”
“The park is one of the hallmarks of Springfield and a best kept secret of the locals, so if you're visiting, traveling through or want to make it one of your destination must-see items, you'll be glad you did.”
“Everyone there takes really good care of the animals and after the zoo you can take the train ride around the park (additional fee) or explore the park for the rest of the day.”
“Love the variety of the park; for example, there is a pond with swans and ducks, sports fields, flower gardens, a pavilion that hosts entertainment, tennis courts, picnic areas, and a nature trails on which you ca...”
“Beautiful park.. to take a nice walk, sit in the garden, peruse the flower fields, meander around the different statues, waterfalls, ponds, paths, and coupalas and stone gardens scattered around the park.”