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Address: 175 Stuart Nelson Park Rd, Paducah, KY 42001-9135
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Large park with lots to do

We drove by this park while looking for a place to walk. There is a very nice walking/biking trail that runs through it. There are multiple picnic areas, playgrounds, tennis... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Metropolis, IL
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been to the Stuart Nelson Park several times. Has a dog area which consists of a large open fenced area. Not an agility playground. Has a small disc golf course. Also, connects to the nice walk/jog trail along the Ohio River which leads to downtown Paducah. There is a great fitness center (River 2 River) that you pass (on... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove by this park while looking for a place to walk. There is a very nice walking/biking trail that runs through it. There are multiple picnic areas, playgrounds, tennis courts, basketball courts, a skateboard park and little league fields. The park is probably a square mile or larger. It is a great place to let the kids play or... More 

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Huntington, WV
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

This park is basically one in which you go to relax and get away for a little while. I've gone here several times just to clear my mind. The dog park is nice as well. Softball fields and a few swing sets dot the park. Nice place.

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Thank DrkDiggler
Aiken
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Stuart Nelson park is very nice with a bunch of picnic areas and a great disc golf course. The course has concrete tees and is easily navigable. The park connects to the Greenway which is also nice. I will continue to visit this park. The park was clean and has a one way traffic path which is helpful while your... More 

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Thank roberttF6933PZ
Paducah, Kentucky
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

There are two dog parks--one for smaller dogs and one for larger. I come here with my pup at least once a week for the past 3 years. It is a great place to meet other people and let the pups run free. There is also frisbee golf, which always seems to be popular.

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Thank Tina W
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 701 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

A very nice park and picnic grounds. There's a playground and also a ball field. Plus lots of open grassy areas to do other things. Plenty of parking. It's well kept and well-manicured and landscaped.

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Thank Bernardo F
Paducah KY
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Reviewed 10 March 2016

Back in the day, this was the blacks only park. Thankfully, we have long since gotten over that! It does explain the location. Today, this hidden gem includes a dog park with adjacent fenced areas where large and small dogs may run free, off their leash. It includes a Frisbee Golf course and ball fields. If these are of interest,... More 

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Thank Gordon A
Augusta
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Reviewed 25 July 2015

Paducah has a gem of a dog park, and so many people don't even know about it! If your dog plays well with others, you really should bring him here. There are two enclosures, one for big dogs, and the other for small dogs. You can let your dog run off-leash, playing with the others and getting lots of exercise... More 

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Thank KellyGreen065
Paducah, Kentucky
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Reviewed 12 February 2013

Congrats Mark Thompson, City of Paducah Parks Director, you made another boneheaded decision and failed to earn your pay AGAIN. Why put a disc golf course in an area that consistently holds water and allows for stagnant water to walk through? Only in Paducah.

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