Park Series: Appleton Memorial Park, Appleton

Memorial Park, Appleton

Memorial Park, Appleton Snapshot

  • Address: 1620 E Witzke Blvd, Appleton, Wisconsin
  • Surface Ground: main playground is rubber, soft ground
  • Bathrooms: yes
  • Special / Unique Features: Miracle League Field & Playground, Fishing Pond, Water Sprays, Double Swing (baby & adult), Scheig Center & more
  • Mobile Gaming: Pokestops & Gyms
  • Nearest Local Ice Cream Shop: Paradise Island Grill & Ice Cream, 2821 N Ballard Rd, Appleton
  • More Park Info: appletonparkandrec.org

Jodi’s Review

This park is the perfect example of what makes Appleton a wonderful place to live. It embodies the energy, creativity, community, and beauty that made me fall in love with Appleton! Memorial Park has everything! Beautiful gardens and trails to walk, a pond to fish in, baseball diamonds, an ice skating rink, an archery range, a sledding hill, and 3 playgrounds. I am just starting to run, and this is my favorite place to go, especially at sunset.

There are 3 playgrounds in Memorial Park. There is a fun smaller playground by the Miracle Field which has fun and unique playground equipment, designed for children of all abilities. There is another smaller playground tucked in by the other baseball diamonds. Both of these share bathrooms and drinking fountains with the baseball diamonds.

The big playground, Universal Playground, is fantastic. It is nice and spread out, perfect for playing tag! There are monkey bars, multiple slides, rock walls, and towers to climb. There’s also a sand area and cars to “drive”. There are swings of every size.

Memorial Park is perfect for Pokemon Go. There are multiple gyms and a TON of Pokestops!!

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Jodi McGinn
Jodi McGinn is a mom of 3 boys and a teacher’s aide. She loves to sing, garden, run and go on adventures with her boys. Jodi moved to Appleton almost four years ago, and LOVES the Fox Valley area and all it has to offer! She makes a mean death-by-chocolate brownie, loves to perform in musicals, and is a Gilmore Girl fanatic: Team Jess all the way!!

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