The Best Public Parks in New Haven

Handpicked Top 3 Public Parks in New Haven, Connecticut. Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reviews, ratings, reputation, history, complaints, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. You deserve only the best!


41 Cold Spring St, New Haven, CT 06511

Football, Baseball, Picnic Areas, Kids Play Area, Soccer Fields, Tennis Courts, Basketball Courts, Restrooms, Drinking Water & Playgrounds

Formed about 200 million years ago as the continents were in the process of moving away from each other - 427 Acres Park - Located on the New Haven / Hamden border

Sunrise - Sunset

A beautiful park with considerably well-maintained trails. My main hike was from Wilbur Cross up the Giant's Stairs to the summit. A 20-minute hike, moderately difficult, with the last 1/8 of a mile being very, very steep. Be prepared if you' re going to go up the Giant's Stairs. The view from the top is breathtaking and well worth the hike.
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2 Lighthouse Rd, New Haven, CT 06512

Since 1924

Playground, Swings, Picnic Tables, Swimming, Ferry Boat Rides to Savin Rock, Track Meets, Pavilions, Fishing Pier, Football Games, Field Days & Baseball Leagues

Private rentals available - Offer bird watching walks, hawk displays, butterfly observations & the annual hawk count

Price: Fees: 50 cents

Mon - Sun 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

I love the outdoors, and I love outdoor spaces near the water, so it's no surprise that Lighthouse Point Park is one of my new favorite places. On a recent weekend I wanted to find some new places to enjoy the coastline without venturing too far from New Haven. I had heard someone mention Lighthouse Point Park in a conversation, so I set out to discover the place for myself.

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1134 Wintergreen Ave, New Haven, CT 06514

Picnicking, Scenic Vistas, Car-Top Boating, Scenic Vistas, Mountain Biking, Horseback Riding, Harbor, Long Island Sound, With Hiking & Fishing

Offer 1.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail - Located 2 miles north of Hamden off Route 10

Mon - Sun 8:00 am - Sunset

My family including two teenagers went for a very nice walk today around West Rock Ridge State Park. We took about 2 hours to make a loop of about half the park around the green, light blue, and red trails that included a stop at Judges Rock. There were gorgeous views and it was very peaceful. Judges Rock was pretty...
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