Find Natural Beauty, Culture & Entertainment In Albany's Washington Park
||Washington Park in Albany is full of natural beauty and man-made marvels around every turn.
Washington Park in Albany New York is a haven for outdoor activity, including strolling, jogging, picnicking, fishing, site seeing, bird watching, you name it. The park is also a year round hotspot for many popular special events, displays and concerts.
Washington Park is among the most beautifully sculpted and well-maintained parks in the Capital Region. It contains over 100 species of trees, including intriguing bonsai trees as well as gigantic oaks.
The annual Tulip Festival, one of Albany’s most celebrated and well-known events, finds its home each year in beautiful Washington Park.
The park itself spans 84 acres and provides a haven for an array of sports and activities. Notable park features include:
- Lakehouse amphitheatre
- Statues & monuments
- Children’s playground area
- Stocked pond
- Magnificent stone footbridge
- Tennis courts
- Bike paths
- And much more
The Lakehouse in Washington Park is a unique amphitheatre, which hosts an array of events. Summertime entertainment at the Lakehouse includes the Washington Park concert series Monday Nights in the Park as well as live musical theatre performances by Park Playhouse.