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Wickham Park

Over 25 acres of ornamental, themed gardens, panoramic view, wetlands, woodlands and ponds in 250-acre park. Walking trails, aviary, nature center, sports facilities, disc golf course.

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Learn about the history and development of Wickham Park's twenty five acres of ornamental gardens. This 250 acre private park includes the former estate of one of Connecticut's greatest industrial inventors. Themed gardens include; the Oriental Garden, the Italian Shrine, the Lotus Garden, the Cabin Garden, the English Garden, the Wetlands Garden, the Rhododendron Garden, the award winning Sensory Garden and debuting in 2011, the Scottish Garden. You will encounter a wide variety of plant materials and design styles, unique structures and statuary and a panoramic view. Bring the family and visit the Aviary, Nature Center, playgrounds and picnic areas. A concession stand is also available on weekends. The gardens are all accessible, unless they are reserved for a wedding function.

Pricing: Parking: Mon.-Fri. $4, Sat., Sun. & holidays $5.

Other Amenities: ADA Compliant, Bus Parking, Guided Group Tours, Meeting/Event Facilities, Pet Friendly, Special Rentals

Dates of Operation: Apr.-Oct.,

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Location:

1329 W. Middle Tpke.
Manchester, CT 06040

Hours:

daily 9:30-dusk.

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