Information about Gaston Park
Gaston Park is one of the top nature parks in Cagayan de Oro. The park is named after Segundo Gaston, a pre-war Municipal Mayor of Cagayan de Oro, and is located between the St. Augustine Cathedral and the Archbishop's Palace. During the Spanish colonial period, Gaston Park was Cagayan de Misamis' principal square.
Moreover, during the Philippine-American War, it was used as a training site for local patriots. On April 7, 1900, it was the location of the Battle of Cagayan de Misamis. In the year 2000, a National Historical Institute sign was installed in the park.
How to get there
Ride an airplane or ferry going to Cagayan de Oro. Once in the province, ride a tricycle and tell the driver to drop you off at Gaston Park.
Best time to visit
The park is open 24 hours a day in Cagayan de Oro.