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Address: 20 Leibert Rd, Hartford, CT 06120-1616
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Enjoy this park tremendously

Love it here. So peaceful and yet so close to the city. Great expansive lawns for picnics and the river is totally accessible to a canoe or small boat.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 November 2016
Tim B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Love it here. So peaceful and yet so close to the city. Great expansive lawns for picnics and the river is totally accessible to a canoe or small boat.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Riverside Park makes for a nice getaway from city stress. Ample parking, upkept playscape, maintained grounds, trees, shade, grass, benches, walkways and helpful Rangers. Everything to make you want to relax.. or natural atmosphere to get those creative thoughts flowing. Nice pathway options: various birds can be heard while following the marked trails under the tree canopy; Or walk/bike/skate/scoot alongside... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is a large park at the end of the riverside walk. There are activities for children and adults including a community boathouse. There are portable toilets but unfortunately nowhere to buy food or drink.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Our Family meets here twice yearly for cookouts and meet and greets. So almost 200 gather for laughs, food, and playing cards as well.

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Thank Deborah M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Great place to launch your boat into the CT River and there is a playground for the young ones. There is a boat house which I do believe you can rent for events. There are trails but I thought they were a tad weak. There is a ropes course but not sure when the hours are or how to get... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

A nice place to simply relax and unwind... nice walking trail too. You could bring a lunch, have a picnic, launch a boat as well..

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Thank Heather V
Miami, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

Cute place.. but extremely boring. Unless they have some type of activity going on there is nothing to do here, Only a Subway close, nothing else. pretty view and a place to bring your boat. that's it. I really was expecting something else. Sorry.

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Brevard County, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Incredible find. Serene environment. Extremely nice walking path hidden amongst the hustle and bustle of the big city and interstate. Very peaceful walk along the Connecticut River. Historic displays along the path. Incredibly large trees. Lots of foliage. Beautiful scenery. Lovely day.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

This park doesn't get enough credit, maybe because it's a little out of the way. There is a very active rowing program (including a large regatta in October). There are trails, playing fields, picnic areas, plenty of parking, boat launches and a playground. We spend a lot of time here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

It's a great getaway for a run, hike or leisurely walk along the river. There are well maintained paths for a good outing. Close enough to downtown hotels that you can easily walk there before or after work for some exercise . If you like to go off the beaten path, there are trails just past the boat house for... More 

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