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Washington Park

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A Mother's Day must see and during Chtistmas

Every Mother's Day, the City of Albany has a Tulip Festival that is extraordinary! Thousands of... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Albany, New York
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Mother's Day Stroll

Take your MUM here for a nice stroll and celebrate her in May. There's music playing, food, and... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2019
Albany, New York
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Every Mother's Day, the City of Albany has a Tulip Festival that is extraordinary! Thousands of tulips from hundreds of varieties! And every Christmas time starting a month before Christmas, they have a Lights in the Park with thousands of lights and dozens of amazing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wcarpenter2018
Reviewed 31 January 2019

Take your MUM here for a nice stroll and celebrate her in May. There's music playing, food, and arts and crafts vendors during Tulip Festival.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank c66yeung
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

The best Christmas lighting I've ever seen. Lots of creative,fun displays that make you smile, laugh and gasp. A real treat. My only regret was we didn't do the tour with kids. They would definitely find it all so magical.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 88AVANTI
Reviewed 19 October 2018

A smallish park, but beautiful with the flowering tulip display. An old amphitheater, a pleasant walk and pretty lake. Good play areas and a peaceful spot- when the festival is not on.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 740Elly48
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

One of the nicest times is spring during the Tulip Festival when Albany celebrates our Dutch heritage. There are all kinds of tulips in bloom and the park is at its most photogenic.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Travel2g
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

A delightful park in the middle of the city yet inviting to all who enters to relax and walk,run or cycle as fast as you can. It’s a safe location and scenic as well. I’m so thankful to live nearby.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jerrybacchus
Reviewed 7 September 2018

The park has a very nice area with a beautiful fountain and lovely flowers. Easy parking along the streets in the park.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 117raymondk
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

It's a city park. Bunch of the monuments, some trees, number of benches, couple of lawns. And roads crossing it everywhere. Too many cars, too much traffic to enjoy the park

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank igost
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I love this park. The lake is beautiful, especially in the warmer seasons. You can drive through the park from one side to the other, and up and down. Plenty of walking trails, too. Trees and flowers srround you all the way. Great place to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Larry S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The annual Tulip Festival held every year in the first weekend of May is the time to go to this Frederick Law Olmstead designed Park. There is plenty of activity for the Family and entertainment for Adults. And the Tulips are Beautiful and varied. Its...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank A. Joshua E
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18 April 2018|
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Response from tikkitikkitembo | Reviewed this property |
Not yet. Mother's day weekend is the always the best bet for full bloom. Cold here in upstate yet!
23 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.
13 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