Directions and Parking 

The address of the Elizabeth Park Conservancy is 1561 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, CT. 

Directions to Elizabeth Park

Entering from Asylum Avenue is the quickest way to the parking lots and the Pond House Café.

From the West (I-84 heading East):

  • Exit 44, Prospect Avenue
  • Straight ahead to the light
  • Left onto Prospect Avenue, drive 2 miles
  • Turn left onto Asylum Avenue
  • The Park entrance will be on the left

From the East (I-84 heading West):

  • Exit 48, Asylum Avenue
  • Drive 2 miles on Asylum Avenue 
  • Turn left into the Park 


  • Exit 44, Prospect Avenue
  • Drive to the end of the short ramp
  • Right at the light onto Kane Street
  • Left onto Prospect Avenue, drive 2 miles, and turn onto Asylum Avenue
  • Turn left into the Park 

From the North or South (I-91 heading North or South): 

  • Follow signs to I-84 West toward Waterbury
  • Exit 48, Asylum Avenue
  • Drive 2 miles on Asylum Avenue 
  • Turn left into the Park 


There is ample parking at Elizabeth Park on most days. However, for events and concerts, the parking fills up quickly. Parking is allowed on the roads in the Park in designated spots. There are four parking lots in the Park. Two are near the greenhouses, one is near the picnic area and a small lot is located at Sunrise Overlook right off Prospect Avenue. There are many parking spots along the road in the Western Loop. 

Parking is also permitted on Prospect Avenue and many area side streets. There is some parking allowed on Asylum Avenue near the Little League fields. Please obey the parking signs, and do not park on the grass areas in the Park.

Public transportation

Elizabeth Park can be reached via the Hartford City Bus system. For information about schedules or routes, consult CT Transit or call 860.525.9181.