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Elizabeth Park

Prospect Ave., I-84 Exit 44, Hartford, CT 06106
+1 860-722-6543
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So much Beauty

We were part of a tour of 11 seniors who belong to a garden club. We were breathless with all the... read more

Reviewed today
travelingteacher51
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Pepperell, Massachusetts
Beautiful garden

If you are a garden or flower enthusiast this park is a must. It is full of beautiful, well... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
amanda g
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Durham, 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.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 20:00
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Prospect Ave., I-84 Exit 44, Hartford, CT 06106
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Reviewed today

We were part of a tour of 11 seniors who belong to a garden club. We were breathless with all the beauty that the park has to offer. There are plenty of benches to sit and rest on. We saw kids enjoying trees to climb...More

Thank travelingteacher51
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are a garden or flower enthusiast this park is a must. It is full of beautiful, well maintained gardens of all types of flowers. It is a great location for photos. The one downfall is that the park is large and has several...More

Thank amanda g
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Me and my wife the Wednesday night concert series wonderful everybody should go. Had a snack at the dog house and bought also refreshments and snacks with me. Very well organized a lot of people and a lot of fun time.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, it is a city park. There are the usual tennis courts, play fields, etc. But the gardens are a must see. The rose garden reminded us of something from Regent Park in London. They also maintain flower, herb, knot and other gardens. There are...More

Thank TwoT0Travel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park is really gorgeous - they do such a nice job with all of the flower gardens and there seems to be endless nooks to discover. Nice trails for riding a bike or walking, and there's an ice cream shop and cafe on site....More

Thank Stacey W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took a friend who must use a wheelchair; we were able to navigate both the main rose garden & the adjunct garden that recently opened which is more wheelchair friendly. It was a delightful visit followed by a wonderful lunch at the Pond House.

Thank Fridadi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome place to visit for a relaxing afternoon with a bottle of good wine and cheese,fruit,crackers. Great for pictures.

Thank ldhfna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for the roses. Absolutely beautiful place to be. The hard work by the volunteers is evident in all the beds. The staff is highly knowledgeable on what they have.

Thank plurp8
Reviewed 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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
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Chris S
31 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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kagoodrum
9 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
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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.
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