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“Soggy day but looks like a nice park”
Review of Bushnell Park

Bushnell Park
Ranked #7 of 64 things to do in Hartford
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The first public park in America that was financed with public funds, Bushnell Park draws visitors to its 1914 carousel, and also features memorials honoring Civil War and Spanish-American War soldiers and some 150 varieties of trees.
Stephentown, New York
Level 6 Contributor
95 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Soggy day but looks like a nice park”
Reviewed March 11, 2013

Nice piece of green in the middle of the city. Look for arch, views of the capital, pond, fountain, winged victory sculpture. Looks like a nice place to stroll on a nice day.

Visited March 2013
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Howell, New Jersey
Level 5 Contributor
69 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Pretty much a park like any other”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

Since the park was located right across from my hotel, I figured I would walk through it to get to my other destinations. It was a nice park, but nothing special to go out of your way to see.

Visited July 2012
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Hartford, Connecticut
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great Park”
Reviewed November 11, 2012

Bushnell Park is at its best during the winter. The skating rink is free. Hot chocolate. Lights. The carousel will be open until Christmas and for New Year's eve.

But if you would like to hang out in the park during the summer - it's a great place to come during the day with a book or for Monday night Jazz.

Visited November 2012
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1 Thank Olga S
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Barkhamsted, Connecticut
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“A walk in the park!”
Reviewed November 2, 2012

Nice for a sunny afternoon walk! Hartford downtown is worth the trip. Concerts during the summer skating in the winter. Nice restaurants to visit too.

Visited April 2012
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Hartford, Connecticut
Level 6 Contributor
186 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
“Beautiful roses”
Reviewed October 14, 2012

You want to go here when the roses & flowers are in bloom. Its very beautiful. Many different types of roses & great flower beds & landscaping throughout.

Visited May 2012
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