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McFarland Park

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Address: Florence, AL
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Long strolls by the river

I walk my dogs at McFarland frequently. Most of the time there aren't too many people around. There's public restrooms, a couple pavilions that can be rented fairly cheaply... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Americana29
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Florence, AL
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Florence, AL
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198 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I walk my dogs at McFarland frequently. Most of the time there aren't too many people around. There's public restrooms, a couple pavilions that can be rented fairly cheaply, small beach area, camp groups and a fishing pier. On the other side there is a marina, restaurant and a fairly new playground area. Dogs are required by law to be... More 

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Tuscumbia, Alabama
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very good park for this area. The marina is very good and has transient docks as well as long term. The Rv park is right on the river in a very quite and peaceful back section of the park.

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Thank JohnQPublic17
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Perfect day and wonderful experience. Beautiful clean park. Great Experience with a neat well kept park. Much to do and adventure. Don't miss this day place to go as with family as I or just by self.

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Thank Stacey E
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Great place for a picnic along the river or better yet, eat at the restaurant at the adjacent marina. Good food. Good view. Took my mother for a nice relaxing day to Florence. This was a nice ending to a great day!

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Thank C A
Fernandina Beach, Florida
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18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We're staying in the campgrounds and have the most beautiful view across the Tennessee River. It's crowded and there are tons of families picnicking in the park, boats running up the river, and right now the sky is blue and we have just a little more than a gentle breeze!

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Thank Beachgrammy53
Sheffield, Ala. usa
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Well if you want a calm, quite,clean place to go an,relax try McFarland park under the bridge. There are nice quite tables to picnic an set up bad mitten, volleyball, baseball lots of games an family,fun. There is an awesome place to play for little kiddies to enjoy. There's seats along the wall to just sit an enjoy watching the... More 

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Thank lureestaples49
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

The park is on the river. It's clean and has nice picnic areas. There is also a nice water park and playground for kids.

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Florence, AL, United States
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80 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

McFarland Park offers camp sites, picnic area. Home of the Florence Visitors Center, adjoins Florence Harbor Marina & Stanfields River Bottom Grille with patio seating upstairs & downstairs.

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Thank Paula G
Florence, Alabama, United States
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

McFarland Bottoms, as it is known by the locals, provides a secure place for families to enjoy outside activities. A great park for children to play - a great place to walk or run or even ride a bike - boating and disk golf - camp grounds and fishing. Many events are held are McFarland including the largest fireworks show... More 

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Pipestone, Minnesota
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16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

If you stay in McFarland Park check out the visitor center.Iit is beautiful. I felt underdressed to go in the restroom. Hasn't been open long and it's a very beautiful - lavishly appointed building with good exhibits and nice people working inside.Florence as a whole has many wonderful things to see. I stayed there a week after die birding 200... More 

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