We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Elizabeth Park

Address: Prospect Ave., I-84 Exit 44, Hartford, CT 06106
Phone Number: 860-722-6543
Website
Improve this listing
92%
Ranked #3 of 12 Activities in Hartford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Gardens, Jogging Paths/ Tracks, Traveler Resources, Spas & Wellness, Nature & Parks
Activities: Running, City walk sightseeing
Owner description: This walkers' haven, with several gardens along its wildflower trail, a lovely pond and sports and...
More attraction details
Attraction details
Type: Gardens, Jogging Paths/ Tracks, Traveler Resources, Spas & Wellness, Nature & Parks
Activities: Running, City walk sightseeing
Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Owner description: 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.

Hotels near Elizabeth Park

Write a Review

125 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    72
    44
    7
    2
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Rocky Hill, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Which other park can be better than this? This city park is very near to the Hartford town. It has got a huge area. It has got everything to be a perfect one - walking trails, running tracks, pond house, concert place, very gorgeous rose garden. The rose garden and concert are for summer specially. Still this is a all... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Enfield, Connecticut
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Know for its Rose Garden this park is agreat place all spring and summer too. I have been there for the spring Tulips and Glads . Great place for wedding when coupled with receptoin at the Pond House. Great place for week summer concerts on Wednesday in the summer.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hartford, CT
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Hartford's tony "West End" boasts the Governor's mansion and neighboring Elizabeth Park. The "Pond House" café serves a terrific and moderately priced lunch, dinner and weekend brunch year round in a well, "park-like" setting complete with Koi ponds. The most famous feature of the park though, is its extensive cultured rose gardens where hundreds of varieties vie for attention during... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bristol, Connecticut
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I am a volunteer in the rose garden and have therefore been able to explore the park fully and this has increased my appreciation of the park even more. The roses are just spectacular when in bloom. Sign up for one of the free walks. The last one I participated was a walking tour that showcased some of the very... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Hartford, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
3 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is an absolutely beautiful and peaceful park for all to enjoy. The flowers are simply stunning. It is a pleasure to walk around, soak in the sun, and relax with nature. It is also a great place to walk around after a meal at the Pondhouse restaurant (which is located within the grounds of the park). Highly recommended location... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
CT
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Elizabeth Park is a wonderful place to visit when the roses are in bloom.for an extra treat have lunch at The Pond House which is in the park.

Was this review helpful? Yes
East Hartford, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

If you want to take a nice walk on a lovely day while learning and exploring this is the place to go. Great flowers with great smells and herbs and other gardening items. They even have a place to go and eat now. It has been there a long time. It is maintained beautifully and historic homes are in the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hartford, Connecticut
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Free rose garden on the outskirts of the city very beautiful nice relaxing time in the park to stroll or for a picnic has a multifunction pond house can hose a wedding or any function. Good size pond with fishes in it and water sprays. But go for the rose gardens and the flower gardens are very well kept

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sale, United Kingdom
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

After a gentle stroll from West Hartford we arrived at Elizabeth Park. We sat on a bench overlooking the lake admiring the scenery including the wildlife. For the next hour or so we wandered around the park, the flower beds were gorgeous and we took quite a few photos of them. However we were very disappointed with the rose gardens.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The tulips in the spring are stunning. Haven't seen the rose gardens yet, but I've heard great things!

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Elizabeth Park also viewed

 

Been to Elizabeth Park? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Elizabeth Park staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?