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

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great spot!

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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Melbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We walked here on a beautiful Sunday afternoon and climbed to the top via the step stair route up from Rice Fields. The view over New Haven is fabulous. Large and spacious shaded lawn area at the top where there were many families flying kites and having picnics. We descended via one of the disused car routes which was easy... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

For years run down , neglected and scary now redone and with fantastic view of New Haven and the harbor.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I absolutely LOVE running up East Rock Park. Not only is the trail going up it incredible, but once you reach the top you have an amazing view of the city. You can also hike/bike/walk up there. It's also good because there is always a lot of movement in the area. You're usually never alone going up, especially during weekends.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We went to this park for an all-day family reunion. The part has lots of swings and playground equipment for kids to play. There is also a softball field and lots of lawn to play soccer – though you'll have to improvise the goals. There is a really great hike (the rock "staircase" is quite steep but there are bannisters!)... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Great place for a walk, hike, run, or bike ride. Nice view from the top over the city, especially for sunrise/sunsets

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Address: 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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