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Washington Park

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Address: Madison Ave and Willet St, Albany, NY 12210
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+1 518-434-2032
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Big urban park for all

Big urban park. Wide variety of uses i.e. Walking, picnics, music concerts, Park Playhouse in the summer, annual Tulip Festival, annual Holiday Lightsin the Park, etc. Open to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Albany, New York
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Albany, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Big urban park. Wide variety of uses i.e. Walking, picnics, music concerts, Park Playhouse in the summer, annual Tulip Festival, annual Holiday Lightsin the Park, etc. Open to all. Limited parking. Next to the hip artist area known as Lark Street.

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Hartwick, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Numerous tennis courts, a lake (with a bridge), a playhouse, an impressive statue/fountain, tulips in season, a lot of space to relax or exercise in.

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Slingerlands, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the christmas lights in the park are awesome and are viewed from a drive through in your car for a nominal frr

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's always a nice visit and walk during the spring, summer and fall seasons. Love the tulips in May and June

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Christmas lights are up now and the park is beautiful. Meander, Stroll. Walk while the kids scamper and frolic. Most seasons we love to take bike rides, to enjoy the park not set speed records. Safe in the daylight. Ample cafes nearby.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Not the kind of place you would want to walk your family through at Dusk people staring at you making faces makes you think that they want to rob you or something

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Washington Park has a wonderful, old-school feel (designed by Frederick Law Olmstead, the guy who designed New York's Central Park). The Tulip display in the Spring is gorgeous, and the Lake is pretty in the Summer and just right for skating in the Winter. The Lakehouse has a bandshell, and the hill across from it offers a perfect view of... More 

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Delmar, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

We visited this lovely park situated in the middle of Albany, NY in October. The leaves were beautiful this year and the park was really nice. We have been here many times in the past (especially for the Tulip Festival). If your in the area or live in the area its a nice way to spend the day.

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Visited here to participate in the Gay Pride Parade with my company, been here many many times before. The park is very well maintained and the lake hiuse is just so beautiful. It is a wonderful park to take a nice stroll. Tulip festival on Mother's Day is simply breath taking. Great photo ops throughout the park.

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Amsterdam, New York, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

walk during the daytime. it seems the freaks and criminals come out at night. avoid stepping in poop and its fine except for the ocassional condom and syring. im not kidding. clean it up [people

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