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Riverside Park

20 Leibert Rd, Hartford, CT 06120-1616
+1 860-413-3131
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Nice walk -good views

We were walking towards the Science Centre and the river when we decided to walk along the river... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
BigMerk
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Great Find 😊

What a Great Find a number of barbecue areas for large and small groups. An area for the. Children... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
PastorAndreLMcGuire
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20 Leibert Rd, Hartford, CT 06120-1616
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were walking towards the Science Centre and the river when we decided to walk along the river bank. There was a number of interesting sculptures along the river bank and the general views were great. At the end of the path was the boathouse,...More

Thank BigMerk
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

What a Great Find a number of barbecue areas for large and small groups. An area for the. Children to play. An rock climbing wall with volley ball area and trails from challenging to beginner. If you have a pole you can throw a line...More

Thank PastorAndreLMcGuire
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Love it here. So peaceful and yet so close to the city. Great expansive lawns for picnics and the river is totally accessible to a canoe or small boat.

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Riverside Park makes for a nice getaway from city stress. Ample parking, upkept playscape, maintained grounds, trees, shade, grass, benches, walkways and helpful Rangers. Everything to make you want to relax.. or natural atmosphere to get those creative thoughts flowing. Nice pathway options: various birds...More

Thank Joey00
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is a large park at the end of the riverside walk. There are activities for children and adults including a community boathouse. There are portable toilets but unfortunately nowhere to buy food or drink.

Thank mouseHerts
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Our Family meets here twice yearly for cookouts and meet and greets. So almost 200 gather for laughs, food, and playing cards as well.

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Great place to launch your boat into the CT River and there is a playground for the young ones. There is a boat house which I do believe you can rent for events. There are trails but I thought they were a tad weak. There...More

Thank BusterBusBus
Reviewed 13 June 2016

A nice place to simply relax and unwind... nice walking trail too. You could bring a lunch, have a picnic, launch a boat as well..

Thank Heather V
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Cute place.. but extremely boring. Unless they have some type of activity going on there is nothing to do here, Only a Subway close, nothing else. pretty view and a place to bring your boat. that's it. I really was expecting something else. Sorry.

Thank Fllblueguy
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Incredible find. Serene environment. Extremely nice walking path hidden amongst the hustle and bustle of the big city and interstate. Very peaceful walk along the Connecticut River. Historic displays along the path. Incredibly large trees. Lots of foliage. Beautiful scenery. Lovely day.

1  Thank Rita S
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Blessed1959
6 March 2017|
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Response from Tim B | Reviewed this property |
Generally springtime. The CT River gets high when the snow in VT/NH melts and drains through various tributaries in the northern CT River which then floods downstream. Probably for a year like this year the flooding would... More
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Veronica S
17 January 2017|
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Response from Joey00 | Reviewed this property |
Vehicles allowed until sunset or end of an event. Thanks to the lighting, people roam all hours. On a couple of evenings without events, (and without vehicle) police suggested I left by 10pm but it wasn't official. Check... More
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Chris W
7 June 2016|
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Response from wendellb67 | Reviewed this property |
Riverfront Recapture’s Boat Docking Policy To prevent congestion on our public docks, there is no long-term or overnight docking allowed. Docks should be used for pick up and drop off only. Some docks maybe closed during... More
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