Hartford’s Historic Parks
The City of Hartford is made up of 37 parks and more than 2,300 acres of park land. Each of these parks offers a unique experience to residents and visitors alike. Come explore Hartford’s historic park system.
106 Wethersfield Ave | Hartford, CT 06114
Colt Park, which has recently been designated as a National Historic Park, is one the city’s most active areas. Softball, baseball, soccer, football, basketball and hand ball are just some of the activities that can be found in Sam and Elizabeth Colt’s former backyard.
30 Pope Park Dr | Hartford, CT 06106
Named after Albert Pope, manufacturer of bicycles and automobiles, Pope Park is comprised of 79 acres of bustling park land. The park, which has an indoor and an outdoor pool, is home to a recreational center, soccer field and a little league field.
20 Leibert Rd | Hartford, CT 06120
Located just north of Downtown abutting the Connecticut River, Riverside Park is ideal for the active crowd. From rowing facilities and cricket fields to an adventure challenge course, Riverside Park has all the amenities needed to keep anyone energized.