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Elizabeth Park

Prospect Ave., I-84 Exit 44, Hartford, CT 06106
+1 860-722-6543
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Pretty gardens

Stopped by to smell roses while passing thru area - lots of different varieties of roses, also... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bishopville, Maryland
via mobile
Go for the Roses!

Such a wonderful park. Make sure to go when the roses are in bloom! They are spectacular. This is a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Bella S
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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This walkers' haven, with several gardens along its wildflower trail, a lovely pond and sports and concert facilities, is best known for its magnificent rose garden, with 800 varieties of roses.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“pond house” (53 reviews)
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Prospect Ave., I-84 Exit 44, Hartford, CT 06106
+1 860-722-6543
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped by to smell roses while passing thru area - lots of different varieties of roses, also nearby herb garden, ponds, cafe, ice cream shop and bathrooms. Lots of great opportunities for photos - saw 2 weddings and a photo shoot for cinciniera celebration. Great...More

Thank Seasidesewing
Reviewed 5 days ago

Such a wonderful park. Make sure to go when the roses are in bloom! They are spectacular. This is a great place for a picnic or a walk with your family. I even noticed a little café near the pond that we may check out...More

Thank Bella S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Elizabeth Park is in Hartford and West Hartford and offers beautiful flowers and grounds, as well as tennis courts and picnic areas. During July there are free concerts Wednesday evenings where the great lawn in front of the stage is filled with people who are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful place to have a wedding. Ceremony in the garden followed by the reception at the Pond House, great food, service and just a short walk from the garden ceremony. Not to mention the beautiful roses.

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this park. All the children from all cultural background played togather, just the way i want my world to be..

Thank Marsha D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walk to Elizabeth Park almost daily- never to be disappointed by it's beauty. If its the flowers, duck, green space, quiet, concerts, yoga, weddings, photo sessions you name it and it happens. Go read a book, have a chat, get ice cream or a...More

Thank 470alist
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens are lovely. We saw 2 weddings being conducted while we were there. The roses were still blooming and were very well cared for.

Thank Margaret D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We discovered this park for the first time in June. They have acres of roses of all kinds. Nice place to walk or sit by the lake. Small restaurant on the grounds. Lots of people having picnics and walking their pets. We would definitely recommend...More

Thank djfred49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for all ages. Took the kids and my parents to the park and had a picnic then stayed for the free summer concert series. It was fabulous

Thank Colleen F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent an hour in the rose garden alone. It was the first public rose garden in the country in 1904. The varieties and unbelievable and each is clearly marked. Be sure to pick up a map of the grounds because it has 101 acres,...More

Thank lexie1277
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Questions & Answers
8 July 2017|
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Response from Paulabina | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is plenty of room for toddlers to run around; however, be aware that there is a beautiful rose garden area and other smaller garden areas. My daughter got stung by something when we were there in June this year... More
Tom B
12 November 2016|
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Response from Beverly M | Reviewed this property |
I completely agree with the other answers. There would not be a problem including having a meal in the cafe. I have often seen groups of residents from a variety of facilities in the area.
11 August 2016|
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Response from CKR72482 | Reviewed this property |
picnic tables scattered about, lots of benches to sit on in park, restaurant & ice cream bar with some outdoor seating