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Washington Park

Madison Ave and Willet St, Albany, NY 12210
+1 518-434-2032
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Central Park of Albany

A beautiful space, designed by the same person who designed central park in NYC! Great place for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Walpole, NH
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Peaceful and serene

Great place to just wander. Great little lake, fountains, and wide open grassy spaces. Music in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Madison Ave and Willet St, Albany, NY 12210
+1 518-434-2032
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A beautiful space, designed by the same person who designed central park in NYC! Great place for walking, gatherings, dogs, kids, volleyball, Frisbee and is famous for it's light display durring the Christmas season. So greatful to have this in my city 😎🌍🙏

Thank Beyondthegreysky
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to just wander. Great little lake, fountains, and wide open grassy spaces. Music in the pavillion

Thank geboyes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a warm and sunny day this park is a great place to find a spot, spread your blanket and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere. Great for families and couples.

Thank bdaddy168
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

April is the best time to visit this park to see the tulips. Albany does a fantastic job with the gardens. The Tulip Fes brings in lots of delicious, fattening food vendors! Enjoy.

Thank 396Foodtester
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best attractions in Albany and absolutely beautiful park. It has many events like concerts and festivals but Tulip festival on Mothers day is my favorite. Holiday lights display in winter is beautiful and worth visiting. Great place to walk/run and...More

Thank AJNY1983
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this place as it is walking distance to Washington Park open air theater. It has a common kitchen which is well stocked. Our room was unique with a side private entrance. It was clean and furnishings were nice. Bed was comfortable.

Thank Crista V
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a very nice park located in Albany, NY. If you are fortunate enough to be there in the spring for Tulip Fest it is beautiful, filled with tulips.

Thank Robert1118
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

If you happen to be in Albany on a nice day this place is well worth a stop. Great for a stroll or dog walking, it is a well designed and laid out park. I highly recommend a visit and it's also a good place...More

Thank Randy W
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Great place, full of beautiful architecture, old mansions staying in time, nice gardens and plenty of space to walk and enjoy nature in the middle of the city. Washington Park offers a unique experience when visiting Albany, lots of historical locations and surroundings. For photography...More

Thank Rafael P
Reviewed 23 June 2017

This park ahs been an asset to Albany for many years. Every aspect of it is wonderful. You can walk, see tulips (in season(, enjoy the lake and iceskating, attend events or just relax.

Thank lhouse1
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22 May 2017|
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Response from Thatguypaulie | Reviewed this property |
The tulip bulbs were dug up and sold (an annual event) last weekend. So the park is ready for summer planting and you missed the vent. Sorry. It's still a very nice park if the weather is good.
12 May 2017|
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Response from Margaret F | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can smoke in Washington park. the scenery is beautiful the park is huge with plenty of trash cans for refuse. Enjoy
14 April 2017|
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Response from napngs | Reviewed this property |
Probably too early. The city crews started planting on April 1, 2017. The Tulip Festival is always Mother's Day weekend which will be May 13 & 14 this year. The tulips are planted to maximize the bloom on Mother's Day.