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Berkeley Municipal Rose Garden

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Address: 1200 Euclid Avenue, Berkeley, CA
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Wonderful roses but access is limited

This place has the most amazing variety of roses and is good to check out for garden ideas. Wish I could bring my small dog with me. Also, don't think it's wheelchair accessible.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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Berkeley, California
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Berkeley, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

This place has the most amazing variety of roses and is good to check out for garden ideas. Wish I could bring my small dog with me. Also, don't think it's wheelchair accessible.

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Berkeley, California
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68 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We like to go to this Park and sit and read. It's especially nice when the roses are blooming. Sit up high and enjoy the view.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

From here you have a great view of San Francisco as well as beautiful flowers. This is also a great place to go for a run. Though the hilly terrain is challenging, it is worth the view.

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California
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17 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This smaller rose garden is very walkable, with paths among many varieties of roses, along with benches to rest and to enjoy the view. The view is expansive: over the city of Berkeley, and across the Bay to San Francisco, Marin County and beyond. This is a nice place to bring a visitor to Berkeley, to showcase a neighborhood community... More 

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cerritos
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Berkeley’s Historic Rose Garden is a regional destination with its 3,000 rose bushes and 250 varieties of roses, along with breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge.This is considered by many to be the finest rose garden in northern California. The roses are pruned in January in preparation for mid-May, when the garden is in... More 

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DeWitt, New York
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This lovely garden is tucked into a neighborhood that you might happen upon out walking. There are numerous varieties of roses, many of which are identified. With the extreme water issues, the bushes are not robust. It is not finely manicured and could use a little TLC and more volunteers. The terraced effect and art add to its visual appeal.... More 

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Berkeley, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This rose garden is situated on a hill overlooking the city of Berkeley and the bay. Great views from the top. The garden itself is undergoing some improvements, which are needed. There's a nice selection of roses, but the paths are uneven and eroding and some parts of the garden are inaccessible. The sunsets, viewed from the street entrance, are... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This rose garden is a diamond in the rough. It has tons of rose varietals and is fun to wander through. The structures are falling apart though and it really needs some TLC. However, this is one of my favorite stopping points in Berkeley - away from the crowds, quiet, peaceful, surrounded by beautiful flowers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Pretty view of Golden Gate Bridge from entrance. Nice variety of roses, a nice spot to stop for a quick visit.

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Toronto, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Interesting to have a whole park in the city devoted to roses. Pity we arrived as the rose season was over. Lots of varieties - we must return in another season.

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