Summertime in the Parks – Exploring Fall River

As the official start of summer is near, it is time that to prepare your itinerary for activities to partake in for the season of flowers and sunshine. What better time of year is there to spend outdoor time with family and friends? Picnicking has always been a lovely idea for quality time; why not take a chance to enjoy the sunshine and satisfy your appetite in the process? Fall River has over 20 parks to choose to spend time in over the summer which in turn accounts for approximately 172 acres of park land at your disposal. Below you will find a list of four outstanding parks you should consider visiting this summer:

Kennedy Park:

Kennedy Park is located right in heart of Fall River.  It would be the perfect place for you bring some homemade recipes from home to keep the summertime cooking going strong. Check out some of the top recipes to bring to a picnic here! You can learn to make an eclectic group of unique dishes from charred scallion dip to roasted broccoli artichoke dip and even Chicago-style chicken dogs. Picture it now: enjoying original meals with the family while getting a chance to enjoy a fair sharing of Vitamin D in the process. 

Fall River Carousel:

Summers really reaches its apex around Independence Day. There will always be events happening in the area. Make sure to check out a few of the festivals coming to town. Check out the natural festivities with the community at one of the town’s oldest landmarks at over 100 years of age for a 4th of July Celebration. The Mini Food Truck Festival is a great way to celebrate the 4th. Check out this article written about the event by the Fall River Reporter. Enjoy delicious meals from one of five food trucks before enjoy right the fireworks right from the deck of the USS Massachusetts.

It is worth noting that the best things to do at a picnic is play family games of course. Explore a list of possible activities to do at a picnic this summer made by ‘Plentifun’. The most important thing to ensure a great time is the people you choose to have fun with. Family and friend should always take advantage of the time potentially spent together.

Heritage State Park:

It doesn’t matter whether you decide to take a walk along Taunton River or enjoy a picnic with your loved ones. You will surely find a great way to enjoy the time with whoever you would like to spend it with. Fall River Heritage State Park has the perfect landscape for you to make the ultimate picnic a reality. With the weather getting warmer, what better time of year to go out and appreciate all your town has to offer? Fall River offers great adventure and tons of other activities to give you great thrills! Summer is here!

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