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William Land Park, Sacramento

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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 Park in Sacramento. William Land was a founder of the East Lawn Memorial.

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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  • William Land Park is a Sacramento gem. We have been sheltering-in March 13th. We had to get out and WLP was a wonderful refuge. The flowers were in bloom, people were walking and practicing social...  more »
  • Remarkable foresight to save this huge property and park. A classic great city part, included open spaces, lots of green and trees and paths, softball fields, terrific 9 hole golf course, and a zoo.....  more »

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