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

East Rock park is a free city park atop about a 300" mount. There is parking at the top where you can look out over the city of New Haven and over to West Rock Park. A glacier cut... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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New Haven, Connecticut
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Provides neat panoramic views of New Haven from the top. Can get pretty dirty in the summer, I prefer Sleeping Giant park in Hamden for hiking.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

East Rock park is a free city park atop about a 300" mount. There is parking at the top where you can look out over the city of New Haven and over to West Rock Park. A glacier cut a path through what is now New Haven and formed both East & West Rock. There is picnicking and hiking trails... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

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

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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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

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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Stockholm, Sweden
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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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