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Address: center of Park Avenue, Highland, Russell and Elm Streets, Worcester, MA
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Mon - Fri 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 25 August 2016
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San Francisco, California
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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90 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 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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Thank ronaldlaprade
San Francisco, California
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59 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 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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41 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 23 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 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 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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146 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 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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Thank BobbyP009
Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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290 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

This park is gorgeous. It's big, beautiful, has paths, a beautiful bridge, and a tremendous playground. Really, the playground is AWESOME. My kids had a great time. The only issue is it's in the middle of Worcester. While this is not a particularly bad area, there are quite a few unsavory characters hanging around the playground. It's quite concerning. So... More 

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1 Thank Ashley M
Worcester, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

My kids were brought up going to Elm park and now my grand kids visit the park. The park is visited by all ages either walking by themselves, walking their dogs, watching their kids or grand kids play or simply sit and relax.

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