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Address: center of Park Avenue, Highland, Russell and Elm Streets, Worcester, MA
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08:30 - 16:30
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Nice Worcester public park esp if you have young children

Elm Park is a beautiful park. It is free and varies by the season. The playground for kids was completely renovated a number of years ago. It is a nice place to walk. Keep in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 August 2016
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San Francisco, California
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Leicester, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice for a walk or just relaxing for a while. Surrounded by roads and traffic so it's not as serene as other parks but it a good place to go.

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Thank anthonyveloso
Worcester, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to either sit on a bench and zone, or rack up some steps on your fitbit. This park being one of the oldest, if not the oldest park in the country. You must take a stroll to the bridge and enjoy the surroundings.

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Thank Rocky C
Worcester, Massachusetts
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96 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

There's a good playground for young kids, lawn area where older kids can run and play catch and lovely paths along and around 3 lakes with 2 beautiful bridges. The landscaping is very well done. It's a very nice place to spend time any time of year.

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Thank Barbara H
Worcester, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great daytime place ...at night you are likely to see gangs and pit bulls ... during the day a nice family place ... although I wouldn't pet the dogs without asking and being real sure ... to recap ...day time ...I would leave my daughter there and run across the street to Price Chopper ... at night I wouldn't feel... More 

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San Francisco, California
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62 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Elm Park is a beautiful park. It is free and varies by the season. The playground for kids was completely renovated a number of years ago. It is a nice place to walk. Keep in mind you need to watch your children at all times, as you do every where today. The park can get busy in the summer. My... More 

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1 Thank singingsurf
Worcester
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43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Elm park has a lot to offer. Wonderful walking trails and newly renovated playground for the children. Open air, large trees, central pond with two walkover bridges. Only problem is the trash in the pond that still needs to be taken care of, but is much better than before renovation.

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Thank lindamatilda
Worcester, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This park has a pond with turtles, fish, ducks and geese. It also has a bridge where alot of wedding party's take their wedding day pictures. It was recently redone, it has a large trail that you can walk around the park, walkers, runners . It has a play area, swings, slides and a slide across & baby swings aslo.... More 

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Thank Tracy D
Worcester, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Playground for the kids. Some farm animals. Viet Nam memorial should be visited. The number of names carved in granite may surprise you. Some trails through the woods. A pond with benches.

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Thank patternpilot2003
Austin, Texas, United States
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38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Watch out for duck doo or is it pooh....At any rate, stopped by this lovely little park for some quiet time and a stroll. Lots of benches in great condition throughout the park to sit and ponder. The play area was very active with families and it seemed very nice. There were a number of folks walking dogs on and... More 

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Thank Heidi K
West Brookfield, Massachusetts
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155 reviews
111 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

I have seen this park hundreds of time since I travel by it all of the time. Elm Park was rebuilt a decade ago and is nondescript. There's a bas relief statue across the street on Park Avenue. Traffic moves fast across this location!

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