Great River Park
301 East River Drive, East Hartford, CT
Great River Park features a 350-seat amphitheater, public boat launch, and pedestrian access to the Charter Oak, Founders, and Bulkeley Bridges.
Please read the park rules before visiting.
Charcoal Grills – These are the only grills allowed to be used in the parks – no personal grills are allowed.
Paved and lighted walkways
Great River Park is served by CTtransit (Route 87).
- Driving from points North: Take I-91 South to exit 30, merging onto I-84 East. Take exit 53. Keep right. Park entrance is on right.
- Driving from points South: Take I-91 North. Take exit 29 to merge onto CT-15 North. Take exit 90, merging onto CT-2 West. Take East River Drive exit (Exit 4). Turn left onto East River Drive extension. Park entrance is on left.
- Driving from points East: Take I-84 West to exit 57. Continue onto CT-15 South. Take East River Drive exit (Exit 90). Turn left onto East River Drive Extension. Park entrance is on left.
- Driving from points West: Take I-84 East to exit 53. Keep right, then turn right onto East River Drive. Park entrance is on right.
Parking is available in the Great River Park parking lot.