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Address: Prospect Ave., I-84 Exit 44, Hartford, CT 06106
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Sun 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

This walkers' haven, with several gardens along its wildflower trail, a...

This walkers' haven, with several gardens along its wildflower trail, a lovely pond and sports and concert facilities, is best known for its magnificent rose garden, with 800 varieties of roses.

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Lunch at Pond House Cafe

After an amazing living tour at the Mark Twain House we had lunch in Elizabeth park, always great lunch and service, highly recommended. It's cozy, friendly and genuinely... read more

Reviewed March 23, 2017
West Hartford, Connecticut
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West Hartford, Connecticut
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7 reviews
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Reviewed March 23, 2017

After an amazing living tour at the Mark Twain House we had lunch in Elizabeth park, always great lunch and service, highly recommended. It's cozy, friendly and genuinely 'delightful.

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Reviewed March 13, 2017

Great food, very good service, very nice atmosphere, especially outside dining. You got to experience it. You will feel wonderful, and your wallet won't be emptied! They work hard to provide you with a very nice experience.

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Reviewed February 23, 2017

This rose garden can't be beat! Many varieties to walk around and enjoy. Restaurant in the park is lovely, although a but pricey, and open all year round. In the summer, the outdoor concerts are enjoyable, free and open to the public. A Hartford treasure!

Thank Matts001
Hartford, Connecticut
2 reviews
Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

Exercise and Enjoying each other's company while staying healthy. Very tranquil and relaxing atmosphere.

Thank Corinne C
Wethersfield, United States
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

Known for its amazing rose gardens, peaking in June, but offering so much more. My favorite is the summer concert series, hundreds of folks of all different colors, shapes and sizes, from all walks of life, from all around greater Hartford and beyond, converge to listen to music, run in the grass, dance with strangers and drink wine out of... More 

Thank Eric C
Hartford, Connecticut
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12 reviews
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

I had the pleasure of attending two free outdoor concerts here last summer and the park was lovely. It was clean, not overly crowded and we could hear the music loud and clear. I'm looking forward to returning this summer.

Thank Bree060
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Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful in the summer. The rose garden is the highlight of this park. If you don't like animals, don't go walking there because there are a lot of people walking around with dogs.

Thank Nelson5454
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Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

I love Elizabeth Park year-round, but especially in the summer. We enjoy the summer Concert Series on Wednesday evenings. Our four- legged baby also loves being at Elizabeth Park. It's the oldest Rose Garden in the US and it's tendered with pride and expertise. The Rose gardens are absolutely beautiful with hundreds of variety of roses. The park setting allows... More 

Thank Nilda F
West Simsbury
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Reviewed February 1, 2017

I used to live in West Hartford and spent hours at Elizabeth Park, walking my dog or just hanging out, taking in the lovely scenery and people watching. So now that I've moved to a farther suburb, I really miss it. Of course it's gorgeous in the spring and early summer when everything is in bloom, and it's fun during... More 

Thank SueFitzWestSimsbury
Hartford, Connecticut
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Reviewed January 17, 2017

Elizabeth Park is the oldest municipal rose garden in the US. In addition there are a variety of trees that are over one hundred years old and were planted by the Pond Family. Come and enjoy the trees, the perennial garden, the ponds, stone bridge and play scape and track on the east lawn of the park. During the summer... More 

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