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Review of Acacia Park

Acacia Park
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

... the homeless here are both plentiful and aggressive. The corner with the kids' fountain is nice and a great place on a hot summer day.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The summer brings the fountain which the kids can enjoy! The park's layout is pleasant and treed, lots of grass for a picnic.
Sometimes, there is an arts and crafts market or other activities during the weekend.
Sadly, the homeless people linger around in groups, are sleeping there or are asking you for money. If that doesn't bother you, then never mind it.

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

You will get constantly harassed by beggars and bums. They litter all over the park. Not much fun to utilize if you can't do it peacefully. It was a little scary after dark with not much lighting and the same harassment.

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

This downtown park is just one square block but usually has some kind of activity going on. In the summer, the fountains are going for kids to run through and in winter an ice rink is brought in for skaters. There are homeless people around, mostly in the warmer months, but they are really no bother - most just like to sleep on the grass.

Thank Laura-OCCS
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Acacia Park is part of any trip downtown. Once you have walked up and down Tejon Street, the park is a good place to sit in the shade and have a cold drink or a sandwich from one of the close by restaurants. We went into Acacia Park to hide some painted rocks that we hope someone will find and then post on 719rocks. The park had a good typical summer crowd in it and there were many things to do in the park. We went to the game area. They have giant chess, score four, corn hole, and a few other games you can play for free while you are in the park. There is a community Police sub station in the same building, and the Police are working very hard to keep the park free from homeless and others who sometimes mill around in groups. There is a fountain called Uncle Wilbur's Fountain that is a splash zone for kids of all ages. It looks like a simple fountain until suddenly the music starts and the fountain opens to reveal all sorts of colorful surprises. When it's really hot outside, the fountain serves as a place to cool off. This park was dedicated to the city in 1871, and it is still a vital part of downtown. There is a bandshell that has concerts on some weekends. All in all, this is a very nice city park.

Thank Daddio53
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