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Morrissey Park

This Champaign park spans 25 acres. Twenty acres were purchased from Melissa M. and Darrell S. Noel in 1965. In 1998, 5 additional acres were added in a land exchange with Unit 4 School District.

Morrissey Park is a large park located in the southern portion of Champaign. It features a picnic area, outdoor grills, and water fountains. There are also a few walking paths and benches.

For recreation Morrissey Park offers an unlighted baseball field, a soccer field, four unlighted tennis courts, and a playground with swings.


Path and bench at Morrissey Park Image courtesy the Champaign Park District


1400 Windsor Rd, Champaign, IL 61821


“Morrissey Park,” ExploreCU, accessed May 20, 2022,