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275 Great Neck Road / State Route 213 Waterford, CT, 06385 Phone: 860-443-5725

Beautiful seaside gardens; Roman Classical Revival Mansion open for tours in summer

This park is on the 230-acre property occupied by the former summer mansion of the Harkness family. The property is loved for its vast lawns sweeping down to Long Island Sound, its old trees, and beautiful flower gardens. These include an Alpine rock garden. Property is open year-round, daily, from 8 a.m. to sunset. Parking fees are charged. Park map.
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Mohegan Park

20 Park Center Road Norwich, CT Phone: 860-823-3798

Nice urban park for walking, swimming, field sports. Park is famous for its grand rose garden.

Formal rose garden in this city on three rivers is a pleasure in late spring and summer.
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