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Washington Park

Madison Ave and Willet St, Albany, NY 12210
+1 518-434-2032
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This park is very clean and is a nice breath of fresh air for city folk. The best time to wander... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Albany, United States
Wonderful place to stroll and take in the beauty of nature.

The flower displays are absolutely amazing, and they change with the seasons. Highly recommended... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Madison Ave and Willet St, Albany, NY 12210
+1 518-434-2032
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is very clean and is a nice breath of fresh air for city folk. The best time to wander through the park is of course in the spring before the tulip festival. The gardens are just amazing!

Thank maureenmO9249WJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The flower displays are absolutely amazing, and they change with the seasons. Highly recommended! During July and August they also have free plays by the lake, well done.

Thank BlueBlue123
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This park, which is located to the west of the capitol building is a beautiful oasis in the heart of the city. Great place for an al fresco lunch or a leisurely stroll. The park is filled with diverse specimens of mature trees from around...More

Thank jer b
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I loved this park because it reminded me of Central Park. The grounds were well kept and the flowers were beautiful. On the day I went there was an event in the park and food trucks. I took the 12 bus to the park and...More

Thank JudyV409
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

A beautiful space, designed by the same person who designed central park in NYC! Great place for walking, gatherings, dogs, kids, volleyball, Frisbee and is famous for it's light display durring the Christmas season. So greatful to have this in my city 😎🌍🙏

Thank Beyondthegreysky
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great place to just wander. Great little lake, fountains, and wide open grassy spaces. Music in the pavillion

Thank geboyes
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

On a warm and sunny day this park is a great place to find a spot, spread your blanket and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere. Great for families and couples.

Thank bdaddy168
Reviewed 20 July 2017

April is the best time to visit this park to see the tulips. Albany does a fantastic job with the gardens. The Tulip Fes brings in lots of delicious, fattening food vendors! Enjoy.

Thank 396Foodtester
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best attractions in Albany and absolutely beautiful park. It has many events like concerts and festivals but Tulip festival on Mothers day is my favorite. Holiday lights display in winter is beautiful and worth visiting. Great place to walk/run and...More

Thank AJNY1983
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We chose this place as it is walking distance to Washington Park open air theater. It has a common kitchen which is well stocked. Our room was unique with a side private entrance. It was clean and furnishings were nice. Bed was comfortable.

Thank Crista V
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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
15 April 2017|
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Response from napngs | Reviewed this property |
Probably too early. The city crews started planting on April 1, 2017. The Tulip Festival is always Mother's Day weekend which will be May 13 & 14 this year. The tulips are planted to maximize the bloom on Mother's Day.