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Address: Cold Spring and Orange Sts, New Haven, CT 06510
Phone Number: 203 946 6086

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Great for running, walking, picnicking

A lovely run or walk up, whether you take the road or the stairs (which are steep!). It is also really nice for picnicking and hanging out.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

A lovely run or walk up, whether you take the road or the stairs (which are steep!). It is also really nice for picnicking and hanging out.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We come every year, and this time we paid attention to the signs (or are they new?) and finally learned how East Rock (and West Rock) were formed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

High on a hill looking over New Haven, there are several places to look over the magnificent scenery. On the way down the hill, we spied signs for a rose garden and decided to visit. We were so glad we did! It's a small but very lovely garden and we wandered around and then just sat on a bench and... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Wonderful way to get out of "the city" without leaving the city. Great views from the top of the rock, easy trails at the base along the Mill River, and clear trails up if you want to walk to the top (you can also access the top by road in a car). Grills are available for public use at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My boyfriend, and I visited East Rock Park, and quickly fell in love with the natural surroundings, and the incredible view of our amazing city! I highly recommend everyone to make a journey to see the beautiful and breathtaking sights especially during a sunset.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Its a park with a big rock. Great for running and cycling and has great 360 dgree views over New Haven and surrounds. It has a reputation for being unsafe though. Wouldn't dare go after dark. And think twice if you're a single female

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

great park....running...chilling....picnic....or just walking around taking in the great views of New Haven and cost line

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Great view of New Haven and Yale. You also see the harbour and Long Islan in the horizon. Just a short car drive up the hill and you can hike or just admire the view.

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Wallingford, Connecticut, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

several trails to walk and a great view at top. there is a monument up top that is very interesting. would be a nice place to have a picnic lunch

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Our kids were 4 and 7 when we visited and while we hike often as a family we had not done a hike that is so consistently up hill before. There was a bit of complaining and are-we-there-yets from the younger one so I would say to have younger ones in a carrier or better prepare them for the long... More 

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Address: Cold Spring and Orange Sts, New Haven, CT 06510
Phone Number: 203 946 6086
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven

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