Frequently Asked Questions
Browse answers to frequently asked questions about Mill River Park and the Collaborative. Still looking for additional info? Contact us.
Is there an entrance fee for Mill River Park?
Mill River Park is free to the public.
How much does it cost to ride the carousel?
$2 per Carousel Ride. Learn more about visiting the Carousel.
How much does it cost to use the skating rink?
$10 for an adult 75-minute session, $8 for kids under 12 and senior citizens 65+, $8 for active-duty military (ID required) and additional $4 for skate rentals. Learn more about visiting the Skating Center.
Is the park open year-round?
Yes, Mill River Park is open throughout the year.
Can I bring my dog or other pet to Mill River Park?
Yes, but dogs must stay on leash. Please pick up after your pet!
Can I fish in Mill River?
No, fishing is not permitted in Mill River Park.
Are there restrooms in the Park?
Yes, there are bathrooms on the east side of the Park at the Whittingham Discovery Center during its public hours. On the west side of the Park, the Carousel restrooms are open during Carousel hours
Is there food available for purchase at the Park?
Yes, the Snack Box is a concession near the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Skating Center and Fountain that is open during Rink hours, and Thursday – Sunday during warmer months. The Brownstein | Selkowitz Carousel Pavilion also has concessions at the Rich Pantry (open during Carousel Hours).
Is there parking at the Park?
There is limited parking available on Mill River Street and W. Broad Street. Please click here for all available parking options from Stamford Downtown.
How do I coordinate a school field trip to Mill River Park?
Please contact Education Director, Kristia Janowski at email@example.com. Learn more about our Environmental Education programs.
How can I be part of Mill River Park Collaborative?
You can volunteer or donate to the Park!
How can I talk with someone about making a planned gift or large donation?
You can call us at (203) 989-0321 to ask about making a donation or planned gift.