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Goodwin Park

1130 Maple Ave., Hartford, CT 06114
860-722-6542
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Ranked #39 of 44 attractions in Hartford
Type: Parks
Most recent review
- Jul 2, 2014
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Land O Lakes Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

It is sadder than sad that the City of Hartford was duped into hiring an outside management company to run and maintain the golf course. The same company has already destroyed East Harford Country Club, Laurel View in Hamden, Keney Park as well as Manchester Country Club. The management company should be banned from any golf course and the owner... More

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Wethersfield, Connecticut, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Godwin Park's golf course could be beautiful again if some care was put into it. Some of the woman's tee boxes are just dirt and roots. It's a shame how the course is not maintained as well as it used to be.

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New Britain, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

It's a great place to walk during summer and a nice place to visit during winter when they have the festival of lights!

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conn
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Average place for 9 holes of golf.. First time I got hit with a golf ball. They have a walking area that runs right through the golf course. So you have to be very careful when walking, riding your bike or even playing. I got hit in the leg while on the first T. FOUR!!!!!!

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Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Goodwin Park is a real jewel in Hartford's Southend. From its public golf course to its playground and swimming pool to its ponds filled with wildlife, Goodwin Park is a beautiful refuge from city life, a source of recreation and a real peaceful place to take a walk through. Goodwin Park is a safe a restful destination for Hartford's residents.... More

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Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

I grew up across from this park, and I walk my son's dog there every now and then (he bought his grandparents' house), and I'm greatly saddened to see how this once beautiful park and golf course has gone to seed.

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Berlin CT
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

Went to see the Christmas lights - great display to take children. Lights and drive were excellent and money goes to support a great cause. My grandson just loved itl.

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South River, NJ
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

The park and golf course is in very bad condition. I don't believe that any grounds keeping exists. The park is owned by the city and it needs HELP!!

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Simsbury, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

There are many safer parks in the metro area. The Farmington Valley would be my recommendation.

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