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Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park

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Address: Rt. 30 North, Manchester, VT

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Maple Leaf Half Marathon

Beautiful, extremely large, and well maintained park for the community of Manchester and visitors! Maple Leaf Half Marathon start and finish line.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 September 2016
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Mohawk, New York
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Mohawk, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Beautiful, extremely large, and well maintained park for the community of Manchester and visitors! Maple Leaf Half Marathon start and finish line.

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Wappingers Falls, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This great park has everything, from swimming, to ball fields, walking trails and a dog part - we were there for the dog park. Big, clean, and a good place to let ours off leash

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Leverett, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

This is a fine public park in Manchester Vermont, with plenty of free parking. It has ball fields, soccer fields, a pool, equipment for children on a playground, skateboard ramps and a fine walking trail that circles the park. The trail is flat, about six feet wide and a mile in length. Along the way are quarter mile markers. And,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice park. Nice walking trails, dog park. While we were there a college soccer game was going on, so it was a little noisy, but I don't think that was the usual. Sure we'll return.

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John O, Manager at Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park, responded to this review

Hi Paul D, We did have a college soccer game, a D-1 game UVM vs, UMass, on August 10. Sorry for the noise. It's not a regular thing at the Park. Hope you'll come back on one of out typical quiet Vermont days. John OKeefe Town Manager More 

Wellesley, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Thompson park is among the best maintained and most scenic parks in all my travels. A highlight for me was the smooth stone dust walking/running trail around lush green ballfields. The path has connections to the nearby school and town center, the Palmer House resort's nature trail, and a woodsy connecting path to Hunter Park/Riley Rink. A great facility!

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Manchester, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

There's something for everyone here. The walking/running trail encompasses the entire park. There are basketball courts, soccer fields, baseball fields, swing sets, pool ($) and other children's activities. Also an enclosed Dog park in the back corner of the park where we can let the dogs run free! Perfect for the active family/person. No charge to use the park (small... More 

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Dorset, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Great place for families to picnic, play baseball, basketball or volleyball. The running track surrounding the park is great for walking or jogging. The dog park is great as well.

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Fort Lee, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Well maintained park and a great place to view Fourth of July Fireworks. Beautiful field....bring you own chairs. Food is available for purchase before the fireworks.

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Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

Great area to relax with family, there is a pool with lifeguard, swings area tocplay ball or a picnic, very well maimtaimed grounds.

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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

What a nice, big park, so much tomdo and the view is awesome. Surrounded by mountains a must see for kids and famalies

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