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Beautiful Gardens

Matter park has been around forever. In recent years, emphasis has been on making the park more... read more

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C4865YZstephaniec
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Marion, Illinois
One beautiful place!

When in Marion, Indiana & Grant County, do not miss a drive through historic Matter Park. A very... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Ray J
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Marion, United States
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Reviewed yesterday

Matter park has been around forever. In recent years, emphasis has been on making the park more beautiful and It is working. If you are in the area any time spring - fall be sure to visit the gardens at Matter Park. Small, but gorgeous!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank C4865YZstephaniec
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When in Marion, Indiana & Grant County, do not miss a drive through historic Matter Park. A very beautiful place right next to the Mississinewa River. Grab A sack lunch and get away for awhile.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ray J
Reviewed 22 October 2018

The work that has gone into Matter Park is amazing for this small town. The Garden house and Gardens are simply beautiful! It seems every weekend there is a wedding schedule there which is perfect for the surroundings!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nbender2018
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

The park is beautiful, outstanding floral and fountains ... Marion should be very proud of this park

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rosie43518
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This is a hidden gem. We really enjoed the park. The plants/flowers are well-cared for. It is just beatiful. A very relaxing place.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Victor T
Reviewed 9 August 2018

This park has large beautiful old trees, tennis courts, beautiful flower beds, gazebo, gardens tastefully decorated with statues of children and other figures. The Mississinewa river runs along the park making it even more spectacular.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank R A
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This is a beautiful park. The play area for children is huge, fun, clean, and appeals to all age groups. The Gardens Area has many fountains and beautiful spots to rest. There is a butterfly garden. There is a shaded trail to walk, tennis courts,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Terri H
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Every year we make the short trip from Muncie to Marion for the beautiful Walkway of Lights! There are not only THOUSANDS of lights that wind you through the park but also a cute little shop, refreshments, family events, carriage rides, a bonfire & special...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank marissamaephoto
Reviewed 7 December 2017

A shining star in Marion, IN. Beautiful gardens. Several fountains and a special butterfly garden. There is a nice playground for children.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Terri H
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We decided to visit the park the day we arrived for a weekend conference. We're so glad we did. The sculptures were cute and the park was setting up with Christmas lights. I'm sure it was beautiful at night.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank dgulik10
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