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East Rock Park

Cold Spring and Orange Sts, New Haven, CT 06510
+1 203-946-6086
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Visit for warbler migration

Arrived about 9.00am, sadly too late on a very hot day to see many warblers. Nevertheless it is a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sheringham, United Kingdom
Beautifully quit place

This place is a very good place to end a tiring week at work, I was heading to NYC using the train... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cairo, Egypt
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Cold Spring and Orange Sts, New Haven, CT 06510
+1 203-946-6086
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank mahmoudg790
Reviewed 25 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

Thank Preacherman1973
Reviewed 22 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
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Its good for an early morning stroll or an late evening hike. Its very popular, however advise to go with a few people and not alone.

Thank bose_rima
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Beautiful view, great walking if you park in lower lot but easy drive to the top. We viewed the sites third week of November and the leaves were still so lovely

Thank kel_nur
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Nice urban park but few overlooks. No views really. The trails are all under treeline so you mostly get to look at trees, even at the top. I tried to catch the sunrise and hiked every trail I could find but none had a view...More

Thank itwasfunwhileitlaste
Reviewed 18 November 2016

This was a fun little drive. Be careful, some cars come flying around those edges. The view were really pretty. There were a few family's that brought some food up to enjoy while taking in the view.

Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 22 October 2016

East Rock remains an ideal place to get a terrific panoramic view of New Haven - the univeristy, center city, steeples peeking over the fall foliage, the harbor and even Long Island on the horizon. Lots of picnic tables for relaxing. The park is showing...More

Thank NEToppy
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Angelica K
How many miles of a hike it?
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!
Can we visit / go up during mid Dec?
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...
How much is the entrance?
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