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Griffiss International Sculpture Garden and Nature Trail

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Lovely sculpture, nice walking trail.

It's best for the warm weather, as the trail follows a hilly path, but even in the cold, the walk... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rome, United States
A great walk on the Griffiss outdoor garden

This sculpture garden is located in an industrial development park in Upstate New York. It is on... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Auburn, California
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Route 825 and Ellsworth Road, Located in the Griffiss Business and Technology Park, Rome, NY 13441
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It's best for the warm weather, as the trail follows a hilly path, but even in the cold, the walk is worth it for the wonderful views of the wide variety of sculpture. I believe there are 18 pieces now. It's open to the general...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Topkick1947
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

This sculpture garden is located in an industrial development park in Upstate New York. It is on the grounds of the Griffiss Business and Technology Park in Rome, N.Y. iIn 2011 Lundberg’s Freya is now the 21st piece in the collection at the Griffiss Sculpture...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GrammyJ43
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Deffinatly worth the drive through the old base. The eagle sculpture across from Stewart's is incredible.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Laura E
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Rain today prevented my friend and I from walking through the whole park today, but we saw enough of it that we realize how great it is!!!!! I also found a painted rock and a geocache! I would not mind returning on a nicer weather...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JuneNY
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This is a lovely spot to view fall foliage, modern art sculptures and wildlife. We enjoyed 2+ hours walking the well-paved, gently rolling trail in this park located near our hotel. We saw a flock of wild turkeys foraging near a cluster of trees. A...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank CLS1820
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I have driven through this area often times. It is so unusual to see these works of art outdoors. I don’t know what they look like when the snow falls but it could also add some ambiance to all the pieces. The art pieces don’t...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank GrammyJ43
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Some of the stuff is interesting other stuff one is left thinking I could have made that lol. Gives you somerthing to look at if you're out for a run.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 967obieb
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I walk or run this trail nearly every day as it's super close to my house. It's paved except for one very small wooded section, very open (safety) and features various sculptures throughout. If you overlap certain sections you can get in a 10K easily...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jfreeman69
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

There is a beautiful walkway, a large open grassy area, a few trees, and amazing artwork throughout. Whether you were an art lover or an outdoors lover, this is great for everyone. It's a good walk with some rolling hills that aren't strenuous, lots of...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

Personally, the first time I went to check these out, I only had one sculpture that I was interested in and went for photography's sake but found myself intrigued by what else lay down the path. The main problem was that some of them weren't...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Jasmine L
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