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Address: 105 Marcy Street, next to Portsmouth Harbor, Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone Number: 603-431-8748
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Pretty Park in full bloom now

We went to see the "gondola" according to my wife and found a nice walk, really well taken trees and some history around the area. We spend about 1.5 hours and were entertained... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We went to see the "gondola" according to my wife and found a nice walk, really well taken trees and some history around the area. We spend about 1.5 hours and were entertained. The bridge nearby is pretty awesome when it opens.

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Natick, MA
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Prescott Park is a nice waterfront park to relax, picnic, play and enjoy the sites of the Piscataqua River. Plenty of seating and a stage for performances. Although neither was open as we visited in early May, the concession and restroom facilities looked nice and recently updated. The park is just blocks away from shopping and Market Square in Portsmouth.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

This looks like it would be a beautiful place, but it was off season and they hadn't planted the gardens yet. However, it was clean and well maintained. I'd love to go back when it's in full bloom.

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Campton, New Hampshire
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19 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Go when the weather is warm and the trees and flowers are in bloom. The park itself is small, but the garden area is really beautiful when it's in season. The park itself has free concerts in the summer with big names. I miss those as I live hours away. Any trip to Portsmouth in the warm weather should include... More 

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Marstons Mills, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Stumbled upon this park while trying to get out of traffic-jammed Portsmouth. It was late October so not many people were around, but gardens were still quite beautiful. Clean public restrooms were open. Great views of bridge and naval base along with informative, historical panels along the waterfront. It was a nice diversion.

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Kittery, Maine
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

To all the people who visited and are complaining of the quality of the park, It is because of how harsh this winter has been. I've been eagerly awaiting the cherry blossoms that usually would have come out by now but all of the flowering trees are late this year. Unfortunately I don't think the City of Portsmouth has any... More 

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Sao Paulo
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I was in the middle of the Park thinking that I was elsewhere!!I asked a local: where`s the Prescott Park???It`s here!! A park???For me just an área covered with grass!!!No flowers,no nothing!

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Bethany, CT
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This is a nice green spot easily accessible on foot from the hubbub of downtown. In April, when we visited, nothing was yet in bloom so we didn't get the full effect. Benches and places to eat your take out if you don't want to get lunch or a snack in a sit down restaurant.

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Stratham, New Hampshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This is a fun place to explore most any season of the year. Walk along the fast moving rivers edge and watch boats navigate the waterway. You can see Kittery Maine on the other side of the river and can watch the bridge raise and lower for larger boats. The gardens here are lovely during the spring and fall and... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Prescott Park is an amazing place full of talented people, and some of the Seacoast's (and beyond) best talent! You will not be disappointed if you take in the annual play, or a musical act, a local dance group or more. There is always something to do at Prescott Park. Enjoy the amazing gardens, watch ships come in, just relax... More 

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