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Lake Harriet Rose Garden

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Address: 4125 E Lake Harriet Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55409
Phone Number: 612-370-4900
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7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Stop and smell the roses!

This is truly one of the greatest spots in Minneapolis. In Spring and Summer when the flowers are in bloom you can't pick a better strolling spot. On Sunday afternoons a local... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida
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59 reviews 59 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This is truly one of the greatest spots in Minneapolis. In Spring and Summer when the flowers are in bloom you can't pick a better strolling spot. On Sunday afternoons a local Greyhound rescue organization walks the dogs around Lake Harriet and there are often concerts at the bandshell and theres a snack bar for popcorn and ice cream. If... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Adjacent to Lake Harriett, we find a very attractive garden of roses there which is worth seeing. But you know, the roses are short-lived and from the end of July, they lose of their magnificence. To visit all the same.

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Paramaribo, Suriname
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This garden is a very touristic place. Roses in all colors and shapes. It got a large assortment of flowers. The fountains are so fun.

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Didn't enjoy this Rose Garden too much at all. We expected a lot more and drove out quite a long way to get here.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

A small but tasteful and well-kept garden near Lake Harriet. Beautiful and colorful flowers. Wish they were there year round. Would add a dash of colors during the white winters.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Minnesota winters make rose gardening a lot of work, so we enjoy the Lake Harriet Rose Garden. It is a formal garden with spectacular beds and fun fountains. And it's right off the walking path surrounding the lake, or one can park right beside it. The location next to the Japanese gardens and the bird sanctuary mean one can make... More 

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Minneapolis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Many years ago, the Rose Gardens suffered a lot of damage from a tornado, but they have fully recovered. Join all the other Grandmothers in town and go visit- it's also great stroll near Lake Harriet.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

This is a nice little park next to the lake Harriet. It's a sweet little retreat for locals and tourists. It's never crowded, which is really nice if you are looking for a quiet place.

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Chaska, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

This isn't a huge area but you must see the varieties of roses. All colors and sizes. It is pleasant to be able to stroll right up close and smell and take a close up picture. Lots of people but seemingly no crowding. It is near Lake Harriet as an extra bonus. This is a great way to spend a... More 

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St.Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

This place is amazing. When the flowers are in season, it's a stunningly beautiful place. Vast array of roses are displayed. It's a wonderful free place, with refreshments & toilet facilities across the street. Great place to spend 30-60 minutes.

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