Mill River Park Collaborative
Connecting People & Nature
As a 501(c)3 nonprofit, Mill River Park Collaborative works hand-in-hand with the public and the City of Stamford to bring to life the community vision of a central park in the heart of downtown. With your help, the Collaborative guides the long-term development of Mill River Park as a vibrant, evolving greenspace where the community can gather to relax, play, learn and connect with nature. Learn how you can support this work >>
Upcoming Events & Programs
Interested in learning more about what lives in the river, what grows in the meadows, or what spooky history Mill River Park holds? Come for a walk! Learn more >
Nature Tots Carousel Storytime Program
Join us Sunday mornings June 24th-August 26th from 10:00-11:00am in the Cherry Tree Grove for special stories and activities! Learn more >
Plan your visit
Mill River Park is a place where all residents of Greater Stamford can come together to connect with nature, explore environmental stewardship, host events, get active and make special memories.
Explore the native flora and fauna that has returned to the Park’s 12 acres of greenway after the restoration of Mill River in downtown Stamford, CT.
Find a free fitness class, stop by for family-friendly crafts and stories, bring a friend to our next community party...and so much more.
Take a ride on the Park’s handcrafted carousel or schedule your next birthday bash in our award-winning carousel pavilion.
Tie the knot at Mill River Park, plan your next family reunion, put together a field day for students or host a community event.
The Future of Mill River Park
Exciting things are in the works at Mill River Park! As a nonprofit, this growth is made possible by private donors and Collaborative members.
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Cut loose at the Playground at Mill River Park, soon to be completely renovated with new equipment, a picnic area and a splash pad.
Get ready to experience the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Ice Skating Rink & Fountain – 9,000 square feet of fun in both winter and summer.
Grab lunch, rent skates, learn about nature and take the views from the rooftop of the Andrew & Michael Whittingham Discovery Center.
As a partner of Stamford public schools, we provide first-class environmental education programming on nature and environmental stewardship.