West Side Park reviews
Stopped at this park on the way out of town after visiting the campus. On a hot day, this heavily shaded park was refreshing and interesting. Impressive that’s it’s been around since the mid 1800’s... more »
West Side Park in Champaign, Illinois, with its bandstand, fountain and statue called "Prayer For Rain," has been a popular gathering place for townspeople since it was constructed in 1854. Located... more »
Great park on the west side of town. Everything seemed very well maintained and there are even a couple of large pieces of sculpture, a central fountain, gazebo, a memorial, and plenty of beautiful flower gardens. It was nice to hang out on my lunch period on a sunny day with plenty of shade trees. Shade , much like the shade my ex father in law has been throwing my way since I accidentally left the gas on and blew up his trailer.
Very nice open area. Little playground area for kids has recently been updated. I walk my dog there. It's a great spot for Pokemon go!
Plan your trip to Champaign
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Hidden gems in Champaign
Side trips from Champaign
See all ›
Nearby attractions in Champaign
Kid-friendly things to do in Champaign
Trips to West Side Park by other users
11 days in Illinois BY A USER FROM INDIA June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 2 days in Champaign BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 19 days in Champaign-Urbana BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 3 days in Champaign BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 20 days in United States BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, kids, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, kids Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in Champaign BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, kids, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: November, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced