World’s Smallest Park

SNAIL RACE ARENA: Mill Ends Park, claims to be the smallest park in the world

The British and the Americans are quarreling – tongue in cheek – over territory again, this time over who has the world’s smallest park.  One, in Portland, Oregon, is essentially a concrete planter, two feet (0.6 meters) in diameter, with soil and some vegetation, and the Guinness Book of World Records says it’s the smallest.

The other is about 5,000 miles (8,050 kilometers) away, in England. They don’t claim to have a physically smaller park -theirs is 15 feet (4.5 meters) by 30 feet (9 meters). But they dispute whether Portland’s is a park at all.  More. .


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