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“Best View of the city”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of East Rock Park

East Rock Park
Ranked #6 of 54 things to do in New Haven
Certificate of Excellence
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New York City
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123 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Best View of the city”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2012

If you are just visiting New Haven you should check out the park cause it has a great view and a little bit of history.

Visited September 2012
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New York, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Great hiking minutes from the city”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2012

East Rock Park climbs a steep hillside at the edge of this small city, only about a mile from Yale and the thriving downtown. There are trails galore for hiking - from casual walking to serious climbs.

Paths are very well marked. Almost all lead to the summit, which has a thrilling view of all of New Haven, the Yale campus, and out to Long Island Sound. On a clear day you can see the North Shore in the distance.

A perfect getaway for an afternoon hike.

Visited October 2012
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“Beautiful views all the way to the Long Island sound”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2012

We chose to walk but for the more experienced cyclist, you can ride the paved road. The views at the top are magnificent with a special treat in store for history buffs. The rock ledge climb was helped by handrails.

Visited September 2012
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New Haven, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Good viewing spot ,”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2012

This is a good place to get an overview of New Haven and the harbor area nearby. Early in the day when the air is clear you can see Long Island,.

Visited November 2011
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Wonderful hiking and scenic beauty”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2012

So close to Yale and yet you feel so removed from New Haven. Great place to picnic / hike. There is parking available if you want to shorten your hike. Can't imagine how pretty it will be in the fall.

Visited August 2012
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