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Dennis the Menace Park

Pearl Street and Camino El Estero, Monterey, CA
+1 831-646-3866
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Free, cool kids park

My 6 and 10 year olds love this park. It is safe and clean with a variety of play ground equipment... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Monterey County, California
Awesome Park for kids

We are always on the look out for a good park and this one was great. We have a 4 and 8 year old... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Designed by the creator of Dennis the Menace, this park has all sorts of unique attractions.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“climbing wall” (32 reviews)
Pearl Street and Camino El Estero, Monterey, CA
+1 831-646-3866
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 6 and 10 year olds love this park. It is safe and clean with a variety of play ground equipment. There are large slides and a cool walking bridge. A short walk away is a little lake you can rent paddle boats on. I'd...More

Thank CaliforniaCruizen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are always on the look out for a good park and this one was great. We have a 4 and 8 year old and they both were sufficiently entertained!

Thank Geraldine B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A Monterey institution since 1950's used by multiple generations of my family. As safety standard have risen some of the best play structures have been replaced with tamer ones. The most recent is the fence around the train. But still a favorite for my grandkids....More

Thank baycycle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First and foremost- I have not been to this park since I was a child and that was well over 30 years ago, but I wanted to leave a review because I HAVE ALWAYS remembered this park. I remember when the roller slide was brand...More

1  Thank Amanda O
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped here on the way to dinner to let the kids play. Our three grandchildren loved it. They went from one fun thing to another. We cheered the oldest as she tried the rock climbing wall. We read about the history of the park...More

Thank Batmom7
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Nice playground, park and lake. Kids will have fun at the playground and adults can walk around the lake or picnic in the park. It is centrally located in downtown Monterey.

Thank jacksonfoodie2016
Reviewed 13 September 2017

A must do for families in the Monterey area. Easy to access on the way in to town or out of town before a long drive or a destination all of it's own for kids to explore.

Thank DimandsR4Evr
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I came a few years ago and the kids loved it. We came back Labor Day weekend and the kids still had a blast. I noticed this time around that 98% of the park was the same but more run down with wear and tear....More

Thank Timothy Y
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We brought my 8 year old son here to run off some energy while on our Road Trip 2017. He had a blast. There's a great climbing wall, lots of interesting slides and play structures and plenty of room to run. It would be a...More

Thank Amy H
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

A lot of parking which is nice. My son had a great time on the board walk. A lot of fun things for the kids. The park was very big, you did not feel like you was in someone else space. Overall great spot to...More

Thank BIG1718
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29 October 2015|
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Response from 2741Bodensee | Reviewed this property |
The park is free of charge.
julie p
23 June 2015|
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Response from Samantha H |
Dogs not allowed
julie p
23 June 2015|
Response from Danny V | Reviewed this property |
yes you can .