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Picturesque park with great view of the stat capitol

I went here for the purpose of getting a great view and photo of the capitol. But it is also a... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
Bridgeport, Connecticut
Still the best view of a state capitol in the US

Even though it was below zero, still had to stop and take yet another photo. If anyone goes there... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
bob b
Chicago, Illinois
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A botanical garden and 20 acres of land in front of the State House.
Augusta, ME
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

I went here for the purpose of getting a great view and photo of the capitol. But it is also a great park to explore around. Lots of eloquently lined benches. It is quiet, calm and very serene. You can explore different corners of the...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Even though it was below zero, still had to stop and take yet another photo. If anyone goes there before it snows again, the lonely tracks in the snow across from the YMCA driveway are mine! lol

Thank bob b
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I generally walk in the park on the well groomed walking paths several times a week with my dog. The park is well maintained, not crowded even on the weekend. People can play soccer on the open lawns, read at the benches or picnic tables,...More

Thank Jardinart
Reviewed 30 September 2017

In the heart of the capital of Maine, this green space is a pretty and peaceful place to "get away from it all." It offers various memorials to heroes who have given the ultimate sacrifice. Plus, you get a great view of the state house...More

Thank forshara
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This park is big and has places to picnic. Paths to walk and pretty lawns, flowers and trees. Nice to be in and to walk around. It is a pity that there is no direct crosswalk from the park to the staircase of the State...More

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Capitol park is a great spot in Augusta for a Summertime break in your day. Rather it's a nice picnic or a place to play ball, it can be done here. There's a nice path around and through the park. It also is near the...More

1  Thank jryder63
Reviewed 4 March 2017

great park to relax, the Korean, Vietnam memorials are perfectly done to express thanks to those who served.

1  Thank 59Lighthouse
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Very well maintained, large, open areas; kid and pet friendly. Picnic tables, adequate resting benches, easy graveled paths. Friendly locals, used mostly by elderly walkers from the nearby YMCA, state office workers on their lunch breaks, moms with strollers. Weekends, families picnic. Busy even in...More

Thank JimMDD
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Capitol Park is a large park in Augusta stretching from the State House down almost to the Kennebec River. A large part of the park is a well-maintained lawn, though it is ringed by trees, and the western side of the park is lightly wooded....More

2  Thank Andrei S
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I was involved with the Vietnam Memorial many years ago and wanted it to remain maintained, as well as taken care of on a regular basis. The park looks good and it is a nice place to walk around.

1  Thank Cigarclassic
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29 October 2017|
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Response from forshara | Reviewed this property |
I walked the perimeter of Capitol Park after I posted my first reply. If you walk along the path in the park it is about .4 miles and for me, 965 steps. Hope this helps.
Linda B
17 January 2017|
Response from JimMDD | Reviewed this property |
There are spaces alongside the park(on the street) and public parking lots close by on three sides.
5 September 2015|
Response from JimMDD | Reviewed this property |
No,not covered. Sorry. There are uncovered tables and resting benches, though.