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Goodale Park

Front Street and Goodale Avenue, Columbus, OH
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Columbus Short North Walking Tour
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Front Street and Goodale Avenue, Columbus, OH
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well kept park, nice place to take children and walk around. Pretty nice playground. Very clean and not very crowded most of the time.

Thank Holly C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Goodale Park is not horrible. It's one of the oldest parks in the area, and a lot of the paths and fountains are originals. However, it's not in the greatest area. I would not recommend being there in the evenings by yourself. There are also...More

Thank toddjm02
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe this is a given, but this is a sketchy place to be at night. My friend and I were waiting here for a ride home after a concert and were approached by a very abrasive man. He kept asking us for money and giving...More

Thank maynards05
Reviewed 9 July 2017

A nice, tranquil park to stroll through on the paths, find a shady spot to sit and read, bring the dog(s) to play, use the tennis courts, have a picnic in the gazebo near the pond, etc... Parking was easy and free on the street...More

Thank italprof
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I never realized how big Goodale Park is until attending this year's Comfest. There was a delightful mix of families and festival goers of all varieties: young and old, conservative and freaky, and just everyone having a good time together. There were so many different...More

Thank ecclectic-eccentric
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Walking distance from downtown. Nice piece of greenery in the downtown. However the park needs upkeep.

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Goodale Park is one of the cities older parks that is the middle of the Shirt North District. A relaxing day can be spent at Goodale Park. Great for family picnics with a lot of green space.

Thank williammZ222ZR
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a beautiful and quiet area just off of the hustling and bustling Short North area. Plenty of trees and fountains and paths. Still looks as it must have 100 years ago.

Thank Patty R
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Rain mucked our visit here but knowing that we went out of the way to go at all, and that our trip could easily have lasted another hour or two is enough for us to be planning a trip back. Getting here, to the main...More

Thank sophiejensen72
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This is a fairly large park in the short north area of columbus. I havent measured it but I am guess ing it would be a Mile if you walked around ite outer edge. There are ponds, Tennis courts and parking in the park. In...More

Thank Dennis G
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Susan C
14 June 2017|
Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
You may park in the park in one of the spaces by the recreation center. You can't get much closer than that. If the lot is full you are allowed to parallel park on Park Street along the east edge of the park or in a space on... More