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Capitol Park

Address: Sacramento, CA
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Ranked #3 of 80 Activities in Sacramento
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Government Buildings, Gardens, Jogging Paths/ Tracks, State Parks, Traveler Resources, Nature & Parks, Spas & Wellness, Sights & Landmarks
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, State Parks, Traveler Resources, Nature & Parks, Spas & Wellness, Sights & Landmarks
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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Fort Worth, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Wonderful history and incredible variety of trees. We ate oranges straight from the trees that line the sidewalks. Bring quarters for the meters, and don't miss out on the Civil War Union Veterans Memorial Grove.

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Denver, Colorado
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

This is a must visit. Filled with great history, trees, flowers and scenic views. Take the time to visit the Capitol, it is rich in history and you will not be didappointed. This is a must visit - you will love it!

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Huntington Beach, CA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Although we were there on a chilly, foggy day, we took the walk down the mall and enjoyed the statues, plantings, and most especially the Vietnam Memorial. Definitely worth the time.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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1,197 attraction reviews
1,142 helpful votes 1,142 helpful votes
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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26 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
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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242 reviews 242 reviews
105 attraction reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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61 reviews 61 reviews
18 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
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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