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Hot visit in July

Fed the ducks, splashed in the park, played on the playground, enjoyed the shade! My last visit... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Sandown, New Hampshire
Wonderful way to beat the summer heat

We've been to the park two summers in a row on vacation. Our kids love the wading and splashing... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Even if Deering Park is buried in snow, I have to make a quick visit on my trips back. I used to live 3 blocks from here, and so much of my time was spent in this park, especially in the summer. A lovely little...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Very beautiful rose garden, showing many varieties of roses. Nice ponds, water fountains. Nice peaceful place to visit

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

We had a blast at this farmer's market. Lots of gorgeous vegetables and flowers from nearby farms, and a wonderful selection of hand crafts to see (not the usual run of the mill stuff). We will definitely go back next time we're in Portland on...More

Thank butterfly58
Reviewed 8 August 2017

On the edge of the town, and up against the interstate highway, the park has the feeling of an abandoned property, and is as unlike Central Park in New York as one can imagine. I had the sense there that only the homeless come here,...More

1  Thank RCP012
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Fed the ducks, splashed in the park, played on the playground, enjoyed the shade! My last visit was in the 1970's

Thank mountlombard
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We've been to the park two summers in a row on vacation. Our kids love the wading and splashing pool, and the families of ducks and ducklings provide plenty of excitement. This is a really nice park just above the heart of Portland; I've seen...More

Thank shall001
Reviewed 25 June 2017

A quaint little park, that Has a duck pond that you can walk around, a play ground for the kids, and plenty of tees to sit under to have a picnic . Alot of kids in playground but its a nice little place for the...More

Thank bethuane
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I am SO looking forward to the Summer Farmer's Market again. It is my Saturday destination! Supporting LOCAL is what it is all about for me. Just walking through this line of farmer offerings makes me feel healthy. And then, I buy all my produce...More

Thank elle J
Reviewed 30 December 2016

I like to walk in the park. The fountain / duck pond is nice. The Rose Garden is beautiful. And the Saturday Morning Farmer's Market in the Summer shouldn't be missed

Thank JILL1099
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We visited this park during the fall. It was my first time to visit here and I loved it. I was lucky enough to see the beautiful Autumn colors, but it would be a good place no matter the season. Plenty of walking/jogging trails (not...More

Thank Angie D
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