Phoenix Park - Dublin Ireland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker
N 53° 21.369 W 006° 18.982
29U E 678595 N 5915247
Quick Description: This is Dublin's playground - the largest urban enclosed park in Europe, with a Circumference of 11km (7m) and a total area of 712 hectares (1,760 acres).
Location: Ireland
Date Posted: 2/28/2008 8:01:48 AM
Waymark Code: WM390M
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2
Views: 75

Long Description:
Situated 3km (2m) west of the city centre. Ornamental gardens, nature trails, and broad expanses of grassland, separated by avenues of trees, including oak, beech, pine, chestnut, and lime. Livestock graze peacefully on pasturelands, deer roam the forested areas, and horses romp on polo fields.

The main entrance to the Phoenix Park is at Parkgate Street. Dublin 7, near Castleknock. There is no charge to enter the Phoenix Park.

Attractions within the park include Dublin Zoo, the Phoenix Park Visitor Centre, the Wellington Monument, the Papal Cross, which was erected in memory of Pope John Paul II's visit in 1979 and Áras an Uachtaráin, the home of the Irish president.
Park Name: Phoenix Park

Historic/Cultural Park: yes

Natural Park: yes

Recreation Area: yes

Wildlife Refuge: yes

Park Website: [Web Link]

Type of Listing: Major Park Feature

Fees in Local Currency: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Dates of Access: From: 1/1/2008 To: 12/31/2008

Hours available: From: 12:00 AM To: 12:00 AM

Hiking: yes

Camping: no

Bicycling: yes

Horseback Riding: yes

Off-Roading: no

Swimming: no

Snorkling/Scuba: no

Boating: no

Rock Climbing: no

Fishing: no

Other Activities:
Orienteering Cricket ground Gaelic football Hurling Field hockey lacrosse Running trails Polo

Other Park Type not listed above: Not listed

Other Type Detail: Not listed

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