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Fort Stamford Park - Goodbody Garden

Westover Road, Stamford, CT 06902
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Do not bother during cold weather

I imagine this is wonderful when the flowers are in bloom, but I went in April and it is somewhat... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
AlanBartlett
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Jacksonville, Florida
Quiet and peaceful

Fort Stamford welcomed Washington during the revolution. It is quieter now and the ruins are... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2016
Sean T
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Stamford, Connecticut
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6 Apr 2017
“Do not bother during cold weather”
27 Jun 2016
“Quiet and peaceful”
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Westover Road, Stamford, CT 06902
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

I imagine this is wonderful when the flowers are in bloom, but I went in April and it is somewhat desolate. I am somewhat happy I got to see the ruin. I suggest going to CovePark instead if you are just in the area for...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Fort Stamford welcomed Washington during the revolution. It is quieter now and the ruins are modest. However, the park is a pretty and peaceful spot to get away from it all. It is green and verdant. There are trails down to the Mianus River. The...More

2  Thank Sean T
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Reviewed 12 May 2016

Fort Stamford was a very nice stop. A few ruins are still able to be seen and gives you an idea of what early america was like in the area. Some trails to wander upon

1  Thank Robin M
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

If you're looking for a place to let your children play this isn't the park. With it's beautiful gardens it's more of a peaceful place to come and decompress. Bring your Yoga Mat, your camera or a picnic and enjoy the peace within these gardens.

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Reviewed 22 April 2016

If you are looking for a peaceful, beautiful spot to just rest and relax, this is it. The gardens are gorgeous and it is a nice place to picnic. It is small and it is not a popular spot so it is quiet. Just a...More

Thank Lillian I
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Reviewed 16 December 2015

This is a small, quiet, delightful and I think fairly unknown Stamford City Park, with an especially beautiful little formal garden meticulously maintained during the warmer months, right on the site of a Fort that had been constructed during the Revolutionary War to protect the...More

Thank Henry H
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Reviewed 15 October 2015

The Stamford Garden Club has maintained the Goodbody Garden since 1976. I go there occasionally when the plants are at their peak. I'm impressed with their civic devotion. There's not a lot left of Fort Stamford, but it is nonetheless less an important site, a...More

Thank Joseph C
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Reviewed 30 August 2015

Very quiet and nice place. Usually peole dont go here as this is not so famous place. But go with small group and good picnic spot.

1  Thank SachGD
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

Some people never go sightseeing in their own backyards. Fairfield county residents, or visitors to the Stamford area may miss this little North Stamford sanctuary that is a restored Revolutionary Fort (with four "redoubts" ), originally belonging to the Siwanoy Indians. Later, a family named...More

1  Thank nelliebly47
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Reviewed 27 June 2015

Fort Stamford was only a mile and a half from our home when we lived in Stamford. We liked going there to view the gardens to get some ideas for our own. It is a pretty place for a small wedding actually. There are picnic...More

1  Thank Rosemary K
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Response from NikkiLynne75 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not actually sure. I haven't ever seen dogs there so I'm going with no. But have you checked out the dog park that's off exit 9?
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