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Scott Park

Scott Park

207 E. Springfield Ave.

Open 6:00 am to 11:00 pm

About Scott Park:

  • Established: 1891-1901 as “East Side Park”
  • Acres: 3.9
  • Donors: Thomas G. Wood James R. & Lou Emma Scott
  • Grants: In 2008: $375,000 IDNR OSLAD development grant
  • Scott Park Aerial Download

Scott Park Features:

  • “Startled” sculpture by Timothy Summerville
  • Natural Area
  • Scott Park Path: .2 miles

Scott Park is also home to a small restored prairie area.  This prairie area, like those at Heritage Park, Porter Park, and Sunset Ridge Park, is kept healthy through the use of careful prescribed burns.

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