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Washington Park

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Central Park in Albany

I love this park. The lake is beautiful, especially in the warmer seasons. You can drive through... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Larry S
Tulip Festfestival is the time to go

The annual Tulip Festival held every year in the first weekend of May is the time to go to this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A. Joshua E
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Madison Ave and Willet St, Albany, NY 12210
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this park. The lake is beautiful, especially in the warmer seasons. You can drive through the park from one side to the other, and up and down. Plenty of walking trails, too. Trees and flowers srround you all the way. Great place to...More

Thank Larry S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The annual Tulip Festival held every year in the first weekend of May is the time to go to this Frederick Law Olmstead designed Park. There is plenty of activity for the Family and entertainment for Adults. And the Tulips are Beautiful and varied. Its...More

Thank A. Joshua E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a peaceful, beautiful, place for a jig, walk, or picnic. My girls, dog, and I had a great time walking through the park. Beautiful flowers, fountains, and pond. The ampatheater would make a great family night out!

Thank Kate R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Washington park boasts fishing, tulips, trails, a dog park, playground, and all kinds of quite spots that allow for relaxation and quiet. One of the most beautiful serene parks I have had the pleasure of visiting.

Thank Lynette F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was away on business, but had down time in the evenings. I was told "Damn Yankees" was playing in the park so I checked it out. What a beautiful place! From the water, to the lush trees and hills...it's just so beautiful. The public...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great to,wander around and relax - though there could be more benches. Not a lot of cover on a hot day, but lovely pond and water feature. Great statue in the gardens too.

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Albany doesn’t forget Serenity, maintaining Washington Park as the centered walking park with articulate flower gardens It serves as respite form the city’s dust and toil!

Thank insider
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Lovely garden, beautiful water features, gorgeous flowers. They have interesting statues, a play house, etc. Beautiful place to gather your thoughts and relax with lovely homes and old brownstones surrounding the park.

Thank Jane J
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

We spent some time at this park on this very hot day! Lots of people mulling around, playing with their dogs, riding bikes. People of all types enjoying this green oasis in the middle of a busy city. Lots of history to take in with...More

Thank LoriAllen
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful park in the center of Albany, NY. Lovely in the winter with holiday lights. Spring time you will see many, many tulips in bloom. Relaxing to stroll through through or simply relax with a good. Close to Albany medical center, the VA Hospital, Albany...More

Thank 671avivag
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April 17, 2018|
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Response from tikkitikkitembo | Reviewed this property |
Not yet. Mother's day weekend is the always the best bet for full bloom. Cold here in upstate yet!
May 22, 2017|
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Response from Thatguypaulie | Reviewed this property |
The tulip bulbs were dug up and sold (an annual event) last weekend. So the park is ready for summer planting and you missed the vent. Sorry. It's still a very nice park if the weather is good.
May 12, 2017|
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Response from Margaret F | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can smoke in Washington park. the scenery is beautiful the park is huge with plenty of trash cans for refuse. Enjoy