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Starr Hill Park


Star Hill Park, Elsom Street, Starr Hill, Charlottesville, VA, USA

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Park Narrative Summary & Directions

You can enter the park from the parking lot off West Main Street, or paths from 7th St NW or Commerce St. Large grass smooth bowl, perfect for rolling, good for parents to observe, small ornamental multistem trees and many edible spring greens like cChickweed, allium, violets, and redbuds.

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Risk Play Opportunities

Risk of children rolling too fast.

Transportation Infrastructure

Driving/Parking, Walking, Public Transit. There is a parking lot adjacent to the park, as well as paths that lead into it. There are bus stops on West Main Street that are close to the park entrance.

Accessibility Considerations

Thigh points and vista are accessible and there are easy accessible benches close to the parking lot.

Safety Factors

The park feels safe since it borders backyards, and has high visibility being near West Main Street. Park also faces away from the parking lot so there is no risk of children rolling into cars.