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big park opposite Capital House

This park is big and has places to picnic. Paths to walk and pretty lawns, flowers and trees. Nice... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Breukelen Ut
Great Summer spot

Capitol park is a great spot in Augusta for a Summertime break in your day. Rather it's a nice... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
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A botanical garden and 20 acres of land in front of the State House.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good17%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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Augusta, ME
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

This park is big and has places to picnic. Paths to walk and pretty lawns, flowers and trees. Nice to be in and to walk around. It is a pity that there is no direct crosswalk from the park to the staircase of the State...More

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Capitol park is a great spot in Augusta for a Summertime break in your day. Rather it's a nice picnic or a place to play ball, it can be done here. There's a nice path around and through the park. It also is near the...More

1  Thank jryder63
Reviewed 5 March 2017

great park to relax, the Korean, Vietnam memorials are perfectly done to express thanks to those who served.

Thank 59Lighthouse
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Very well maintained, large, open areas; kid and pet friendly. Picnic tables, adequate resting benches, easy graveled paths. Friendly locals, used mostly by elderly walkers from the nearby YMCA, state office workers on their lunch breaks, moms with strollers. Weekends, families picnic. Busy even in...More

Thank JimMDD
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Capitol Park is a large park in Augusta stretching from the State House down almost to the Kennebec River. A large part of the park is a well-maintained lawn, though it is ringed by trees, and the western side of the park is lightly wooded....More

2  Thank Andrei S
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I was involved with the Vietnam Memorial many years ago and wanted it to remain maintained, as well as taken care of on a regular basis. The park looks good and it is a nice place to walk around.

1  Thank Cigarclassic
Reviewed 13 April 2016

There is parking around most of the edge of this park. The "Fallen Buddy" memorial is a must see for anyone who has a relative in the military. (made by ship builders at Bath Iron Works) The Rail Trail between Augusta & Gardiner is only...More

6  Thank TallPyne
Reviewed 28 June 2015

A hidden treasure in the midst of Augusta. A wonderful place to walk or have a picnic or walk your dog or just relax during lunch or your break.

Thank Barb H
Reviewed 18 February 2015

It a wonderful place to visit while in Augusta, you could walk and see a few monuments or just enjoy a quiet moment.

Thank judystpierre
Reviewed 26 September 2014

This park is a lovely place to come for a picnic, a walk, a jog, a game of whiffleball or to lie on the grass and read a book. There are old shade trees and gravel paths and a Viet Nam Memorial. It sits under...More

2  Thank skeelovr
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Linda B
18 January 2017|
Response from JimMDD | Reviewed this property |
There are spaces alongside the park(on the street) and public parking lots close by on three sides.
5 September 2015|
Response from JimMDD | Reviewed this property |
No,not covered. Sorry. There are uncovered tables and resting benches, though.

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