Griffin Park, Fairbanks, AK - Reviews, Ratings, Tips and Why You Should Go – Wanderlog (2024)

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About

Griffin Park is a popular spot in Fairbanks, known for being the last bastion for the merry-go-round. Visitors appreciate its clean bathrooms equipped with hand sanitizer and enjoy live music from cover bands. The park's great location allows guests to soak in the midnight sun while listening to tunes like Wham. It's an ideal place to unwind after a day of exploring Fairbanks or even witness events like the start of the Yukon Quest, despite the chilly weather.

Why you should go

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  1. Enjoy live music performances by cover bands
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  3. Relax in a scenic location with views of the Chena River
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  5. Engage in outdoor activities like playing frisbee or having gatherings

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Good cover band. Great location. Midnight sun with Wham. We enjoyed it.

Start of the Yukon Quest!Chilly...

Great place to chill after a long day of exploring Fairbanks.

Good cover band. Great location. Midnight sun with Wham. We enjoyed it.

Start of the Yukon Quest!Chilly...

Great place to chill after a long day of exploring Fairbanks.

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We gathered reviews from Google and Tripadvisor, and summarized helpful tips as well as commonly mentioned things others might find useful.

  1. Visit during the midnight sun period for a unique experience
  2. Bring hand sanitizer as it might come in handy despite clean bathrooms being available
  3. Respect local regulations regarding public nudity

Reviews

Griffin Park in Fairbanks seems to be a versatile and enjoyable spot for visitors. Reviewers mention its great location, offering a place to relax after exploring the area, with amenities like clean bathrooms and beautiful views of the Chena River. The park is described as open and spacious, suitable for activities like playing frisbee or hosting gatherings. While public nudity is not allowed, visitors appreciate the overall beauty and atmosphere of Griffin Park.

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5/5Michael Stanley

Good cover band. Great location. Midnight sun with Wham. We enjoyed it.

4/5James Donnelly

Start of the Yukon Quest!Chilly...

4/5John D Knott III

Great place to chill after a long day of exploring Fairbanks.

5/5Sharon Yatlin

Last bastion for the merry go around. Lol. Good clean bathroom, still had hand sanitizer.

Nice place to hang out or walk your dog. Good view of the Chena.

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