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William Land Park, Sacramento

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#2 of 15 in Outdoors in Sacramento
William Land Park, frequently referred to as simply "Land Park" is a major city park in Sacramento, California. The park is located between Interstate 5 and State Route 160.
William Land was a pioneer who built the Western Hotel at the NE corner of 2nd and K St in 1875 (California Historical Landmark #601). There is an elementary school named after him. He is buried in a Greek temple mausoleum within East Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Sacramento. William Land was a founder of the East Lawn Memorial Cemetery.
There are several city attractions located within the park including: The Sacramento Zoo Fairytale Town, a park which has play equipment designed to represent articles from various fairy tales and nursery rhymes (there is a small admission fee).The William Land Golf Course Funderland, a small park with several carnival like rides primarily for very young children.
"Land Park" can also refer to the surrounding neighborhood. Vic's Ice Cream - landmark restaurant in the neighborhood.
William Land Park was mentioned in Sir Mix-A-Lot's 1992 rap song "A Rapper's Reputation".
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  • We stayed in an Airbnb close by. Beautiful shaded park with lots of families on the weekend. We stumbled across a low rider club car show which was incredible. There is a small water park as well as F...  more »
  • There are many wonderful things to do at this park, from a picnic, playgrounds, basketball courts, baseball fields, round of golf, the zoo, Funderland, etc. Only bad thing is parking because of the co...  more »

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