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Thornden Park, Syracuse

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Thornden Park is a 76-acre (31 ha) park in Syracuse, New York, United States, which is the second largest in the city after Burnet Park. It was purchased by the city in 1921 and has become a favorite wedding location in the Syracuse park system. It is located in Westcott, and borders the University and University Hill neighborhoods. The park was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994 as part of the Historic Designated Landscapes of Syracuse, New York.
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  • Nice family playgrounds, public pool, outdoor ampitheatre, historic rose garden, football field all right next to Syracuse University...  more »
  • This park has so many things within it. A great pool (although the bathrooms could be cleaned more regularly) a rose garden even Shakespeare in the park during the summer! We went here for the great.....  more »
  • Rose Garden is nice, but at the beginning of August has minimal flowers left. Up the hill from there is a beautiful one surrounded by flowers. The park is in good shape, with a well endowed play structure down the one-way road that runs down it. As you exit the park there is a good sized pool that seems well maintained. Looks like they have Yoga in the park on Sunday 8am
  • A friend and and I played tennis in the park. The courts are in slightly rough shape, hadn't been swept so fully of debris. However, perfectly playable and the park is beautiful! I was very happy to play there.

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