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Farrington Park (Windsor)

Where is Farrington Park in Windsor located? I am thinking about camping there and am wondering how far off the trail it is. Anyone have an idea?
posted Sep 19 2005 3:52PM - GC, Columbia

Here are directions, which I also added to the Farrington Park page on this website. It's a little less than a mile from the trail.

For additional information or for camping reservations, contact Windsor's Park Board President, Ruth Taylor, at 660-647-5804

From the trailhead, go southeast on Florence St for 8/10 mile. When Florence ends at Jackson St, go left (east) on Jackson 1/10 mile. This puts you at the southwest corner of the park.
posted Sep 19 2005 4:09PM - Ray (webmaster)

Any reviews of this campground?
posted Oct 17 2005 11:46PM - MJP, Kansas City

The camping is good at Farrington Park in Windsor. No showers, but portable John and regular facilities for bathroom near the lake. It is a pretty scene. We saw a striped bass jump out of the water. Three herons flying about. Bats at night. There are large trees near the camping area. It was our first experience camping together.
posted Jul 3 2006 8:06PM - D & K, Blue Springs, MO

Does Farrington Park have a municple swimming pool? Thanks!
posted Jul 8 2006 1:35PM - John, Tulsa

I'm pretty sure the answer is "no," and the lake isn't really a swimming lake, either.
posted Jul 10 2006 12:21PM - ET, Columbia

Uhm... No disrespect to Farrington Park. The park groundskeeper is a wonderful man. Windsor is a lovely town.

But this is "get what you pay for" camping. Your $7 gets you a grassy spot directly under a streetlight with only a pump handle for services. It's a big, pretty park, but the authorized camping section is a tiny little corner. No complaints. It served me well.
posted Jul 14 2006 12:51PM - dwight the troubled teen

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