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Elizabeth Park

Prospect Ave., I-84 Exit 44, Hartford, CT 06106
+1 860-722-6543
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Beautiful but...

It is a lovely, well landscaped municipal park with many roses blooming, but not the ones covering... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2016
Cynthia M
via mobile
A Wonderful Local Treasure

Elizabeth Park, the Rose Garden and all the walkways are just a wonderful treasure. I live in the... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2016
Richard J
West Hartford, CT
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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Prospect Ave., I-84 Exit 44, Hartford, CT 06106
+1 860-722-6543
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Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

It is a lovely, well landscaped municipal park with many roses blooming, but not the ones covering the arches. The pergola had Virginia creeper covering it completely. I'm allergic to that plant, it affects me like poison ivy. However, many were gathered for wedding photos...More

Thank Cynthia M
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Elizabeth Park, the Rose Garden and all the walkways are just a wonderful treasure. I live in the neighborhood and walk in the park almost every day. In the early morning it is quiet and peaceful. On weekends and afternoons it is full of life...More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Elizabeth Park is a beautiful, well maintained park on the Hartford/West Hartford border. The rose gardens are out of this world! The perennial gardens are gorgeous too! We used to have a free folk music festival at the park and would hang out for a...More

Thank folkie43
Reviewed June 12, 2016

Elizabeth park is a beautiful place to visit. It's great to go alone with a camera a shoot pictures of the roses, enjoy the gardens and just relax. Great to visit with friends to dine at the Pond House or the Hot dog snack shop....More

Thank theexpert
Reviewed June 6, 2016

Late June or early July are the best times to visit the park. I have been many times, as it is one of my favorite destinations. Research before visiting, will make your visit more meaningful. Romantic story how the park came to be. There are...More

Thank barefootchaplain
Reviewed June 1, 2016

I live in the vicinity of Elizabeth Park, so I'm easily to go there any time of year, but spring is my favorite time. The park is a nice size - varied, but walkable. It is known especially for its rose garden which is a...More

Thank krollrae
Reviewed May 22, 2016

A beautiful park with many features: rose garden, annual flower beds, perennial beds, Japanese garden -a wonderful place to stroll the many different gardens, enjoy a summer concert on the lawn with a picnic supper. The Japanese garden was the backdrop for our daughter's family...More

Thank bi4ever
Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Went to this park to eat my lunch and check out the flowers one day-definitely will be going back! The layout of all the flowers and different areas of the park are really amazing. It also has good walking/running paths and a cute little restaurant...More

Thank Christine B
Reviewed May 18, 2016

We went there for many years with our grandparents, the rose garden is lovely very poplar with brides. sitting by the pond feeding the ducks was always very popular with the kids.

Thank drider7
Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

My dad and I often seek out old parks for metal detecting, and this one was within a reasonable distance so we checked it out. My dad found a silver dollar on his first trip, and every time after we found at least a few...More

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July 8, 2017|
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Response from Paulabina | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is plenty of room for toddlers to run around; however, be aware that there is a beautiful rose garden area and other smaller garden areas. My daughter got stung by something when we were there in June this year... More
Tom B
November 12, 2016|
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Response from Beverly M | Reviewed this property |
I completely agree with the other answers. There would not be a problem including having a meal in the cafe. I have often seen groups of residents from a variety of facilities in the area.
August 11, 2016|
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Response from CKR72482 | Reviewed this property |
picnic tables scattered about, lots of benches to sit on in park, restaurant & ice cream bar with some outdoor seating