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East Rock Park

Cold Spring and Orange Sts, New Haven, CT 06510
+1 203-946-6086
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Beautiful View

This offers a great view of the city below and New Haven Harbor in the distance. We didn't have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great Views! Worth the Trip

If you are in the New Haven area stop by and enjoy the panoramic views! Took my family and we all... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Cold Spring and Orange Sts, New Haven, CT 06510
+1 203-946-6086
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This offers a great view of the city below and New Haven Harbor in the distance. We didn't have time but there are several trails throughout the park's wooded hillside, that look like they would offer great hiking. On the drive up you can see...More

Thank MARY D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in the New Haven area stop by and enjoy the panoramic views! Took my family and we all loved it!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This seems to be the highest point in the immediate vicinity. The views of downtown and Long Island Sounds are worth the visit. Unfortunately, we were there on a slightly overcast day. Even so the view was very nice. The park is pleasant with a...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fun quick hike with a nice rewarding view of Yale and the coast at the top. Shady paths on a hot day. Loop by the water provides benches to have a quick snack or water.

Thank Becky D
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I was traveling solo in the area and wanted to hike during the time I was visiting. I was happy to have found East Rock Park and enjoyed a beautiful morning there. I hiked various levels of trails, from paved paths to more technical ones,...More

2  Thank Rebecca O
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Arrived about 9.00am, sadly too late on a very hot day to see many warblers. Nevertheless it is a lovely park to walk round with or without birds.

Thank AnnfromSheringham
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This place is a very good place to end a tiring week at work, I was heading to NYC using the train and ended up there :) Parking spots are limited (cars are no longer allowed up there) due to a single garage down the...More

2  Thank mahmoudg790
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Beautiful view, the hike was really nice it was really cold but I'm sure during the summer its even nicer. Must see if you are in town.

1  Thank Ms_Celest
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Definitely amazing views from the top of the mountain. You can park at the bottom and take any of numerous paths to the top or you can drive to the top where you will find limited parking available. The top of the mountain offers wide...More

1  Thank Preacherman1973
Reviewed 23 December 2016

This park has miles of hiking trails, right here in the city. Best of all, it is free, free to park and free to enter. I take my dog here all of the time,and we walk different roads and different trails. We even run here....More

Thank Annie M
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Angelica K
22 October 2016|
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Response from E C | Reviewed this property |
There r many hikes you can take at the park. Most are gradual climbs. You can extend a hike by connecting to other hikes; but you are able to complete many in 45-75 minutes. Enjoy!
2 November 2015|
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Response from Tisha H | Reviewed this property |
Looks like the other 2 travelers are more familiar with the area; I was visiting in October. Trails/paths seem to be well maintained...
7 August 2015|
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Response from ARNC514 | Reviewed this property |
No charge! I was just hiking there this morning. Great day for it! I go to East Rock (trails, College Woods park, the park at the summit) frequently and haven't encountered any problem with safety, as suggested by the... More