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Baumann Park & Lake

300 S. Walnut, Cherry Valley, IL 61016
+1 815-332-3441
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Still A Great Spot

We used to take our kids here 25yrs ago, and today we took our grandson, the place is superb very... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2016
via mobile
The jewel of a small town

This park has something for every interest! You can fish, launch a canoe, play soccer... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2016
Beth C
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3 Jul 2016
“Still A Great Spot”
17 Jan 2016
“The jewel of a small town”
300 S. Walnut, Cherry Valley, IL 61016
+1 815-332-3441
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

We used to take our kids here 25yrs ago, and today we took our grandson, the place is superb very well taken care of. There's nothing better than watching your grandson catch a bunch of fish, then have a picnic, then finishwith a fun bike...More

Thank BigTlk
Reviewed 18 January 2016

This park has something for every interest! You can fish, launch a canoe, play soccer, walk/bike/skate on a paved path around a well maintained lake, bird watch, geocache (currently, 3 caches in place), it has a nice playground, tennis courts, gazebos, restrooms...oh and a baseball...More

1  Thank Beth C
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Has a fantastic path around the lake for walking, biking or rollerblading. Kept clean and mowed. Always friendly people out and about.

Thank Jean L
Reviewed 16 December 2015

I just drove through it and there were at least 6 people out walking the trail in spite of 40 degree weather. It's a great place to relax.

Thank wbrande
Reviewed 29 September 2015

small lake, but very clean. Nice trail around the lake and a trail leading up to it. You can also take the trail through town and connect up with another bike path.

Thank cannondale2002
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Love coming there to fish or even to walk my son around the park.... the views are amazing and it's an awesome place to take pictures

Thank Sara H
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Baumann Park is a great place place to get away for some relaxing quiet time. Whether it is to catch some pan fish, or just take a leisurely stroll around the lake it is a relaxing place to be,

Thank DanONeil4672
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Nice lake with walking path around it. Tennis courts, picnic area and access to the kiswaukee river for canoes.

Thank Nikki4414
Reviewed 8 July 2015

This park has a baseball diamond, tennis courts, playgrounds, soccer fields, a fishing lake and a walking path that goes around a big lake.

Thank alanneese
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Beautiful place for a walk around the lake. It's practically in my back yard. it's great place to walk your dog!

Thank Linda E
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26 May 2016|
Response from wbrande | Reviewed this property |
I think it's catch & release. If not it should be.
28 July 2015|
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Response from Lhbigsis | Reviewed this property |
Yes you do as an adult. Children do not