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Washington Park

Madison Ave and Willet St, Albany, NY 12210
+1 518-434-2032
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Lovely place for a stroll

While visiting our son in Albany, we spent a lovely morning walking through this beautiful well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Evanston, Illinois
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I have visited Washington Park several times, when visiting Albany. It's fun, peaceful, beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brandi F
Hesperus, Colorado
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Madison Ave and Willet St, Albany, NY 12210
+1 518-434-2032
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While visiting our son in Albany, we spent a lovely morning walking through this beautiful well designed park. The lake, the magnificent trees, the meandering paths - all are a great oasis in the city. Start at the lower end by the lake, and walk...More

Thank turas_10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited Washington Park several times, when visiting Albany. It's fun, peaceful, beautiful and relaxing. The Tulip Festival is so beautiful and I always look forward to stopping in Albany when in town just to relax and take a break.

Thank Brandi F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the park during the tulip festival. This is a little gem in the middle of the city. Plenty of parking around the perimeter of the park. Great place to take pictures, go for a stroll or ride your bike.

Thank Chaz7932
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a friend second year in a row to see Tulips day before festival. If you want to enjoy walking and taking photos then visit the day before. Beautiful variety of Tulips and scenery is great. I would have rated it a five but...More

Thank Barretomjj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

attended fest final sunny/dry day before weekend of. flowers were delightful, some a bit past peak others already cut back. a wealth of strains and beds were in full bloom. a great way to spend a couple of hours. be aware, parking may be difficult...More

Thank nasarman6
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome blooms were seen this year Must visit place for friends and family It was raining when I went

Thank anudave85
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is the best outdoor attraction in downtown Albany. It is an invaluable social and natural asset. Washington Park was designed by the man who designed NYC's Central Park. The similarities are apparent. Washington Park is much smaller, but it is a wonderful place. This...More

Thank Thatguypaulie
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Enjoyed my first time at the Tulip Festival. What a beautiful place. To bad there isn't enough parking. Would like to come & enjoy other venues during the summer.

Thank smiling4unow
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Albany's Washington Park hosts the annual Tulipfest on Mothers Day Weekend. These are pictures from this year's tulips. We really enjoyed seeing the varieties in shape, height and color. Unsure whether snow would hamper the fest, we went early and enjoyed a beautiful day in...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017

We have been here several times to see the tulips in early May. It is amazing that there are so many varieties. Well done and a pleasure to view!

Thank hollee011
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Plan to visit Albany 6/1. Will there by any tulips in the park? Is it still worth to visit?
22 May 2017|
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Response from Thatguypaulie | Reviewed this property |
The tulip bulbs were dug up and sold (an annual event) last weekend. So the park is ready for summer planting and you missed the vent. Sorry. It's still a very nice park if the weather is good.
Can you smoke in Washington park
12 May 2017|
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Response from Margaret F | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can smoke in Washington park. the scenery is beautiful the park is huge with plenty of trash cans for refuse. Enjoy
Plan to visit Albany 4/15 and 4/29. Will there by any tulips in the park? Is it still worth to visit?
14 April 2017|
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Response from napngs | Reviewed this property |
Probably too early. The city crews started planting on April 1, 2017. The Tulip Festival is always Mother's Day weekend which will be May 13 & 14 this year. The tulips are planted to maximize the bloom on Mother's Day.