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Address: Prospect Ave., I-84 Exit 44, Hartford, CT 06106
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+1 860-722-6543
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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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Roses, Giant Puppets, Hula Hoops and Diversity

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Eric C
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Wethersfield, United States
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Wethersfield, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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.

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Thank Bree060
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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Thank Nelson5454
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

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Thank Nilda F
West Simsbury
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank Havanared
Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oldest US public rose garden. Lovingly tended by Ct. rose society members, also unique hosta garden. Pved walkways, never crowded

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Thank Ann Marie H
Farmington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

I've been coming here since a little kid if the gardens are absolutely beautiful especially in the summer when the Roses Are In Bloom. I was just there in October for a long walk and the Roses were still hanging on a bit. But the other Gardens and the whole area was still great to walk. It's just so peaceful... More 

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Bloomfield, Connecticut, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

They have local talent performing for several wed evenings during the summer. They get a huge turnout and if you are late, parking can become an issue. People bring coolers and blankets and chairs. Food can also be purchased. There are some benches available on the perimeter. Good, save clean fun and very kid friendly

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Excellent rose garden and display of tulips in the spring. Great place to relax during the afternoon.

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