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Capitol Park

Sacramento, CA
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Ranked #8 of 98 attractions in Sacramento
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Government Buildings, Jogging Paths/ Tracks, Parks, Gardens
Activities: Jogging
Traveler Description: Capitol Park has a notable collection of specimen trees, some of them planted in the 1880s. If you are a fan of trees or like seeing unusual plants... more »
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Cumberland, Maryland
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68 reviews 68 reviews
26 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The capital is on this property filled with trees, gardens and statues. Be sure to take time to walk around.

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Sacramento, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Capitol Park was designed to have one of the largest varieties of trees almost anywhere! Perhaps you did not know that Sacramento has one of the widest varieties of trees nationally--and Capitol Park is a mini-version of that fact! Many trees are marked with the name of the species, for the scientists among you. For the history-lovers, you can be... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Took a nice stroll, looked at all the tree's, plants and flowers, Then I sat on a couple park benches and did the same! Peaceful and relaxing!

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Sacramento, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

A Walk in the Capitol Park is relaxing, the rose garden is just beautifully, also the amazing trees some have stunning branches worth seeing. Statues and the Capitol complete the whole picture of Downtown relaxing.

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West Sacramento, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Really enjoy walking around here, the only thing I would like is to have there more like when it starts getting dark, I think a lot of people would benefit from it and maybe make our city more enjoyable even after dark.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
20 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

We stopped over in sacramento for a day or so for a break in touring. It was so quiet at the weekend but great. We spent the day just wandering around, first through Capitol Park which was very interesting with all it's memorials, then a free look inside the Capitol itself. I particularly liked the older rooms on show. We... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I visited the beautiful Capitol Park on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. I lead a group of young girls age 8-11 years old for my church, and I was interested in bringing the girls to the gardens to check out the interesting plants and flowers. I recently read in the Sacramento Bee how the use of pesticides has been linked to... More

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Elk Grove, California
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170 reviews 170 reviews
64 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Beautiful grounds surrounding the capitol building. Have a picnic or pick up something from a local restaurant. No booze ( lots of cops) which also make it safe. Tours of the capitol are free.

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Sacramento, California, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The rose garden is so beautiful, especially in Spring before the heat of summer sets in. So many beautiful varieties, colors and smells. Sit on one of many benches, around fountain and just relax. It is so nice to live in a city where we can walk to these grounds, with monuments and memorials in place like the Viet Nam... More

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Gold River, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I have sat on a bench in the park and "people watched" while I had my lunch. I walked around the park and enjoyed seeing the hundreds of different varities of trees. The rose garden is on the east side and is well kept. See if you can find a name on the Vet Memorial from your home county. It... More

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