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Elizabeth Park

1561 Asylum Avenue, I-84 Exit 44, West Hartford, CT 06106
+1 860-722-6543
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Beautiful

My wife and I visited the Elizabeth Park Rose Garden in Hartford CT, during a tour of New England... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2017
Richard_Harpum
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Run For The Roses!

Elizabeth Park is Hartford/West Hartford's mash up of the Enchanted Forest and New York's Botanical... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
Jon E
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Bloomfield, Connecticut, United States
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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.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“pond house” (62 reviews)
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1561 Asylum Avenue, I-84 Exit 44, West Hartford, CT 06106
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

My wife and I visited the Elizabeth Park Rose Garden in Hartford CT, during a tour of New England. We decided to go, as it was recommended in our guide book. The rose garden is located in a huge, 102-acre public park. We had no...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Elizabeth Park is Hartford/West Hartford's mash up of the Enchanted Forest and New York's Botanical Garden. When the roses bloom there you don't want to be anywhere else on earth. The ducks in the pond laugh like humans and the Pond House Cafe is first...More

Thank Jon E
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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

I just love this park, it's beautifully designed and very well kept. I live near the area and I try to visit as often as I can with my dogs. Summers at this park are my favorite!

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Well worth the trip . Anytime of year at the park I will be able to find something Beautiful to see there is a restaurant located in the park called the Pound house which offers a romantic place for a dinner

1  Thank John K
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

A vibrant place. A landmark rose garden. Beautiful perennial and annual gardens. A great place to see trees, to walk, to attend a concert. The on grounds Pond House is very good. In season their is a snack bar. We enjoy making this park a...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

What a lovely treasure in the middle of the city. Was such a treat to walk through it. We happened to be there in October when they had a lot of Halloween things up and that was really a bonus. Loved our time here!

1  Thank Otis_108
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

This historic park has been around a long time and really is a good feature of Hartford. It’s a great place to be on a nice sunny day. Rose garden in the center is a nice romantic place to sit and enjoy being outside or...More

Thank Alison R
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Loved this park! We spent an hour walking through this well designed park. We saw weddings, people playing tennis and of course lots of kids playing- it seems to be well used and loved by the locals. Loved seeing all the Halloween decorations near the...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

I absolutely love Elizabeth Park. I grew up down the street and used to go often as a child so it will always have a place in my heart. During the summer months, they have free concerts where hundreds of people come with picnics and...More

Thank cnamdre
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

My family visited from Florida and we were looking for something to do outdoors. My family and I have been to Elizabeth Park numerous times and were excited to share this opportunity with our visiting family. However, this was the first time visiting the park...More

Thank Crystal H
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Response from Colleen F | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe there is a map - but you really don't need one
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Chris S
30 July 2017|
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Response from Cheryl D | Reviewed this property |
The park is open from sunrise to sunset.
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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
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