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Elizabeth Park

1561 Asylum Ave, I-84 Exit 44, West Hartford, CT 06106
+1 860-722-6543
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Gone downhill a bit

I used to love to go to Elizabeth Park. The flower gardens were spectacular. I have learned that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gwennz2018
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West Hartford, Connecticut
Esp beautiful May-Nov for flowers

The bulb garden is great in late May, then the roses from mid June until a killing frost. Dahlias... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bikeyaker
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West Hartford, Connecticut
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This walkers' haven, with several gardens along its wildflower trail, a lovely pond and sports and concert facilities, is best known for its magnificent rose garden, with 800 varieties of roses.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“rose garden” (111 reviews)
“pond house cafe” (20 reviews)
“full bloom” (17 reviews)
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1561 Asylum Ave, I-84 Exit 44, West Hartford, CT 06106
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+1 860-722-6543
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"rose garden"
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"pond house cafe"
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"full bloom"
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"beautiful flowers"
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"wedding photos"
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"perennial gardens"
in 10 reviews
"free concerts"
in 9 reviews
"flower beds"
in 6 reviews
"tennis courts"
in 12 reviews
"summer concert series"
in 5 reviews
"take pictures"
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"snack bar"
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"dog house"
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"nice restaurant"
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"free summer"
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"spring summer"
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"an oasis"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to love to go to Elizabeth Park. The flower gardens were spectacular. I have learned that the conservancy let go of some of it's extremely knowledgeable and dedicated staff that used to run the place and plan out the gardens. They were super...More

3  Thank gwennz2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The bulb garden is great in late May, then the roses from mid June until a killing frost. Dahlias are great in September and October, amazing in size, shapes and colors. Pond house Cafe is fun and byob (w corking fee) or buy in.

Thank bikeyaker
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Elizabeth Park is among Connecticut’s top attractions. The rose garden is spectacular, and many weddings are held in this beautiful setting. In addition to the roses there are numerous annual and perennial flowers that seem to be always in bloom. There are many talented volunteers...More

Thank Larry L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

beautifully landscaped park , abundant with flowerbeds and gardens of all varieties , it takes numerous visits to appreciate it all

Thank Joseph P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The garden is free for visiting, beautiful rose garden just 2 miles away from Hartford downtown. The pond house cafe have different events like concerts or weddings during summer.

Thank Raimund C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Elizabeth Park is an oasis of beauty especially when the weather is temperate. Beautiful flowers abound in whatever direction one turns. The gazebo and dozens of benches, the pond with ducks and turtles are perfect venues to relax, meditate and let serenity sleep into your...More

Thank onearleft
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I go here several times a year. In the summer the roses are in full bloom. You can walk in the garden and see them all on display. It's a great place to pack a picnic as well. Parking is easy to come by except...More

Thank Crystal H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, that is their claim and it is listed on the Register of Historic Places. You can spend time wandering the gardens and admiring the different roses and other flowers or you can find a bench in a shady area and chill out with a...More

2  Thank Texhusky75
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Love to visit the rose garden in June, however, the perennials can't be beat anytime. Early July usually is a good time to check out all the colorful annuals planted by staff and maintained by scores of volunteers. There are plenty of benches throughout the...More

Thank mushroommarlene
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Great park with beautiful rose, annual, and perennial gardens, and a hip restaurant and catering facility. Free summer concerts are very popular for picnicking and enjoying great bands and music.

Thank Jsidewater
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I don't believe there is a map - but you really don't need one
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The park is open from sunrise to sunset.
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