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Address: Trenton, NJ
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Picturesque park in Trenton, New Jersey.

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Park on the decline

I grew up in West Trenton and can honestly say this park has seen better days. Now it is a hangout for undesirables and meetings are held for gang sets in the park. Animals were... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 December 2015
CDiva
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Trenton, NJ
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Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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54 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

In 1964, this park had a concert shell, caged bears, a monkey house, and children's petting zoo. The park is now a haven for drug users and is not the safest park to wander into as you may be accosted by panhandlers or thieves. There is an art museum in the Ellarslie house, but there is a risk of a... More 

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Churchville, PA
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55 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Shaded peaceful little park in Trenton. Great museum to enjoy Trenton history and art. Convienent parking under the trees.

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Ewing, New Jersey
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30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Located in a once beautiful part of the city. The area is now dirty and dangerous. There is no reason to go there. Stay away.

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New Jersey
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

I'm a shame that the capital doesn't have a park that highlight what the garden state has to offer. The animals are no longer and even the swing set are in non-workable condition. The old deer pen has a sign that says,"it's wet lands" but it's more like weeds encased in a fence. Simply put... cutting the grass and collecting... More 

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Thank tmac54
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53 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

A nice walking park but lacking scenery. What was once a grand park has seen better days, but you can always get a nice work out with a few laps around the park. There is also an art museum where you can reminisce over the rich history Trenton, NJ has to offer.

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Ewing, New Jersey
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Come on... Four Trenton cop suvs and still feel like a target for a crime. My youngest daughter 14 at the time asked why we cant go to this park, I told her Ok we'll go on a sunny Sunday It was still a bad idea

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Thank Joe U
Westampton, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

This was a brief drive around the park on our way to the Ellarslie Art/History Museum located in the park.This was perfect for my dad who has walking issues but loves history. We drove around and the large history signs in the park were awesome. We later realized we could get a handout at the museum- then we did the... More 

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Thank Pat A
trenton
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114 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

This is a great big park right in west Trenton. There are wide paths, shade trees, ball fields and the Ellarslie Museum! In the good weather, the park is hopping! Watch out for those huge cultural events, however, because then the neighborhoods around and the park itself are packed (unless you love crowds!).

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Thank jon s
Marlton, New Jersey
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426 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

Lots of area to sit and watch the world go by. Plenty of parking and makes a great place for a picnic.

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Thank Dennis08053
Trenton, NJ
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

I grew up in West Trenton and can honestly say this park has seen better days. Now it is a hangout for undesirables and meetings are held for gang sets in the park. Animals were abused by the public and drunken demons who thought harming them was an entertaining idea, therefore there are no more animals in the mini zoo... More 

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