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Great job creating this park!

This is a really nice park and a testament to the city and people of Gainesville to create a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gene M
Tampa, Florida
Great family space!

We have visited this park for several wonderful reasons. We attended a musical performance in the... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Gainesville, Florida
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“splash pad”(7 reviews)
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Depot Park is a signature city park in downtown Gainesville providing a space for unique public outdoor enjoyment. Depot features a children's adventure play area with a custom splash pad of waterfalls, water soakers, and ground jets. A water's edge...more
200 SE Depot Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-7004
+1 352-393-8510
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really nice park and a testament to the city and people of Gainesville to create a beautiful space out of a really ugly spot. Great play are for kids, nice access to biking trails and great walking paths and event space.

Thank Gene M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have visited this park for several wonderful reasons. We attended a musical performance in the evening with a series of different perfomances -- bring a lawn chair or blanket -- or just to walk around in the daytime or evening. There is a pond...More

Thank hendje
Reviewed 8 June 2018

We live down the street from Depot Park and we love it. We are two adults with no children so we don't spend time in the play area but there is still a lot to offer. We love walking our dogs on the nature trail...More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Great place for families or for hanging out with some friends or walking your dog. There's a very nice modern playground, picnic style tables, pond with fountain, lots of lawn space for frisbee or spikeball, and sometimes they have nice events like music bands or...More

Thank Adventures_Anywhere
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Kids love to go there and play as well as they really enjoy the splash park. Maintained by the City and very relaxing. An added welcome to the downtown district

Thank msessions91960
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Great park in a terrible city. The city center (or at least what I think it was) is almost abandoned. I was scared about it, it looked like a ghost town. Is it really so? Depot Park is extremely clean and well organized for children!

Thank Elena R
Reviewed 15 May 2018

I love Depot Park. I love everything about it. The playground is great for kids of all ages, and I love to bring my nieces and nephews there to play on the jungle gyms, swing, dig in the sand, or play on the splash pad....More

Thank Echolynn
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Great job Gainesville. What a great park LOTS of fun!nKids and family friendly LOTS to do. A cook out area and an area to purchase beer and food on the location.

Thank LezaMueller
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Depot Park Is free it has a water park, fossil finding sand box, slides, swings, food, it is fun for the whole family.

Thank N2432JFkarenl
Depot P, Program Assistant at Depot Park, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

We agree!! Thank you for your comment. Your feedback is highly appreciated.

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

I sure wish this park would have been around when my children were young. There is something for everyone. Big play and fun water area for all age young kids. The typically have something going on each weekend. There is also a store/cafe that has...More

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wendy G
1 June 2018|
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Response from LezaMueller | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a pravilion on the east side that has a few and some places you can get out of the rain. GREAT lay out and parking is on that side of the park as well.