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Prescott Park

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Address: 105 Marcy Street, next to Portsmouth Harbor, Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone Number: 603-431-8748
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Lovely New England oasis.

The plantings and fountains in Prescott Park are delightful. In spring there is a profusion of bearded irises that is a feast for the eyes. In summer the sound of water flowing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The plantings and fountains in Prescott Park are delightful. In spring there is a profusion of bearded irises that is a feast for the eyes. In summer the sound of water flowing from the fountains is so relaxing. In the fall the trees and shrubs take on their autumn colors. And all this in a relatively small area, overlooking the... More 

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Kresgeville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Such a wonderful park! Kids loved walking around and looking at the various flowers. Great place to spend an hour or so with the kids. Took some amazing pictures while we were there. We will return again in the future!

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Greenland, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Located where the city of Portsmouth began, the Prescott Park Gardens are an open green space with a formal garden with fountains and other gardens interspersed with shady trees and walkways. The chief attraction is the Prescott Park Arts Festival during the summer season when plays and concerts are held in upriver section of the park; donations and admissions are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Nice park and the weather was absolutely gorgeous and cool. Great day to be strolling in the park area---right next to the harbor.

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Haverhill,Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We saw park when roses in bloom & peonies were starting to come in. Saw a wedding taking place, families enjoying outdoor time, couples having a picnic & people just watching the water activity.

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New London, Connecticut, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My wife and I visited Prescott Park on the morning of June 17, 2015 while visiting Portsmouth, NH. This park is situated along the Piscataqua River, and it is about one-third of a mile walking distance from the downtown area. The park is very scenic, as there are numerous flower gardens, trees, walking paths, and nice river views. In addition,... More 

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Dobbs Ferry, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I proposed spontaneously my first night in Portsmouth at one of the gardens fountains as the sun was setting. I had planned to propose that night but wasn't sure exactly when and where. When we got there it just felt right and I popped the question! She said yes and we're now married. We later went back and took our... More 

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Camarillo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Portsmouth is a fun experience and Prescott Park is beautiful. It needs to be seen in context of the harbor and coastline.

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Vernon, New Jersey, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

nice park, plenty of benches, and nice to sit on the piers during the day or at sunset for peace and quiet

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Prescott Park, preserved by two sisters who wanted to preserve the area, is a park full of trees, flowers, walking paths and benches. You can get down close to the Piscataqua River. We went in the evening and felt a cool breeze. Interesting historical markers explained the waterfront. It's rather small but lovely.

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Address: Address: 105 Marcy Street, next to Portsmouth Harbor, Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone Number: 603-431-8748
Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth

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