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Capitol Park

Sacramento, CA
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Ranked #5 of 70 Attractions in Sacramento
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Government Buildings, Gardens, Jogging Paths/ Tracks, Parks, State Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Jogging
Owner description: This popular park, surrounding the California State Capitol, has trees from around the world and...
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Type: Government Buildings, Gardens, Jogging Paths/ Tracks, Parks, State Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Jogging
Owner description: This popular park, surrounding the California State Capitol, has trees from around the world and memorials to significant state events.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

I visit Capitol Park regularly.Besides being home to over 200 varieties of trees it is home to the California State Capitol Building which is an amazing adventure in itsself dozens of amazing ever changing flowers ranging from cactus to roses.many memorials housing statures,giant historical.bells,meadows,and benches.political events, live music,fund raising runs,international celebrations,weddings,and much more.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Capitol Park offers something for everything. There is history - a tree from the moon, veterans memorials, squirrels, trees, benches, rose garden. Its a huge park, with lots to see. In the warmer months, probably best, but beautiful year round.

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The park around the California Capitol in Sacramento is very pretty with different botanical areas. One of our favorite times to go is during Christmas when the Christmas tree is up and nicely decorated. We parked at a a parking garage nearby ($1.50 for 40 minutes time which is more th an enough time to park, and walk, and go... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Left the hotel, try walk laps! Saw some white tents! I know any state that the town has Capitol Building, there usually something happening! Yes, it was the tribute to the people of nine eleven (September 11, 2001)! Was wearing that day an Uncle Sam hat, shirt with American Eagle saluting, wearing Uncle Sam hat, says WELCOME HOME USA TROOPS... More 

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Hertfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A quiet cool place at the end of a long & tiring day. A beautiful setting for the Capitol building.........................

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The park is full of well established trees, many unusual specimens and most are labeled.The perimeter is one mile so it is the standard state worker workout. Nearly everyday there is a demonstration or exhibition going on. The police patrol on horseback and are happy to stop to chat about their steads. Overall a great place for people watching, relaxing... More 

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful park with many impressive monuments. Beautiful trees and a lovely rosary too. Cute squirrels. You can walk through the park in 30 minutes or spant as many hours as you like on a Sonny day. Well worthy of your visit.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

It is always fun to walk around the Capitol building and grounds. As other reviewers noted, there are many species of trees most with labels to identify them. There are me rials throughout the park as well. I have gone to the rose garden when it is in full bloom and taken photos there. The Park has a succulent area... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Very well kept landscape and the building was awesome. Huge amount of grass and trees. Easy to get good photographs of the Capitol building.

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Vail, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Lovely mature downtown park. Enjoy a picnic lunch, squirrels and people watch and then walk the park. A great day out!

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