Springfield's is full of many beautiful parks and recreational activities that are bound to astound anyone who visits. One of the prominent examples is Washington Park, which is located on 1501 S Grand Avenue W. Designed by Ossian Simmonds and constructed in 1901, Washington Park is a hallmark of Springfield and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. With a size of 150 acres, the park has a lot to offer for the people who come to visit.
Some of the highlights include:
- A beautiful pond
- An echo-filled band pavilion
- A bell tower/observatory
- Pedestrian and bike paths
- A preschool
- Velasco Tennis Center
- Washington Park Botanical Gardens
Below are some pictures showing of the sights of the park.
|Hours of Operation|
|Monday-Sunday||6 AM - 10 PM|
Admission is free to any visitor.