Opened in 1897, Elizabeth Park is the horticultural gem of the Hartford park system, with its many gardens, sweeping vistas, notable trees, and greenhouses. It is home to the first public rose garden (1904) in the country. Elizabeth Park has tennis and basketball courts, ball fields, a playground, lawn bowling courts, and walking paths. The Pond House Cafe, located within the park, is open to the public for lunch and dinner, and has a take-out window in season.
Elizabeth Park is on the national register of historic places.
Elizabeth Park is open 365 days of the year, dawn to dusk, and is FREE to the public. There are no admission fees.
How to get here
Elizabeth Park has several entrances: one on Prospect Avenue and another on Asylum Avenue near the Hartford-West Hartford line. The address of the Elizabeth Park Conservancy is 1561 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, CT.
For more information visit: https://elizabethparkct.org/
1561 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford 06117 View Map