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Elizabeth Park

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Address: Prospect Ave., I-84 Exit 44, Hartford, CT 06106
Phone Number: 860-722-6543
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Activities: Running, City walk sightseeing
Description: This walkers' haven, with several gardens along its wildflower trail, a...
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.
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Most recent review
LOVELY gardens- a great treasure.

The rose gardens are at their best in the month of June. The Park sponsors several special events around the time the roses peak. The Heritage Rose garden has been undergoing a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
Mary E
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West Hartford, Connecticut
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West Hartford, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

The rose gardens are at their best in the month of June. The Park sponsors several special events around the time the roses peak. The Heritage Rose garden has been undergoing a major renovation in the last 2 years. It is looking good. We enjoy riding bikes and running around the park. The Wednesday evening concerts in the summer are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

elizabeth park is a beautiful place for a date. very romantic, easy stroll through the flowers; it's beautiful

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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Pond house resturant ... Is an excellent venue for lunch... Servicios are very good and menu is very good, too...

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Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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 

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Enfield, Connecticut
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16 reviews 16 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.

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Hartford, CT
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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 

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Bristol, Connecticut
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64 reviews 64 reviews
19 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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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 

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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.

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East Hartford, Connecticut
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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 

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