About the Riverfront

Our private, non-profit organization is leading the effort to reconnect metropolitan Hartford with the Connecticut River by providing access to four Riverfront parks in Hartford and East Hartford.

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Complete our Pipes in the Valley Survey! - Monday, September 28
Did you join the Celtic invasion on Saturday, September 26? Complete our survey... View Details
Walk in the Parks - Saturday, October 17
As fall foliage nears its peak, join us at Riverside Park for some exercise and to learn more about Riverfront and our parks! View Details
Movie Benefit - Return to the River - Wednesday, November 18
Intrigued about recapturing rivers? On the Pacific Coast, see how a group effected change by working to remove two dams, showing the way to a more sustainable future. View Details
Movie Benefit - Olmsted and America's Urban Parks - Wednesday, January 13
Everyone knows the fabulous work of Frederick Law Olmsted, but few realize he is a Connecticut native. Hear his story and learn of his influence in creating our Riverside Park. View Details
Movie Benefit - Who Owns Water? - Wednesday, March 23
An intriguing concept - who owns water? Who has the rights to access water? This documentary explores three states, three rivers, and many viewpoints. View Details