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Lake Harriet Rose Garden

Address: 4125 E Lake Harriet Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55409
Phone Number: 612-370-4900
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Ranked #29 of 87 Attractions in Minneapolis
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
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Type: Gardens, Outdoors
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm

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Paramaribo, Suriname
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51 reviews 51 reviews
35 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
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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141 reviews 141 reviews
56 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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91 reviews 91 reviews
25 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
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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212 reviews 212 reviews
89 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
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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76 reviews 76 reviews
45 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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150 attraction reviews
239 helpful votes 239 helpful votes
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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30 attraction reviews
531 helpful votes 531 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Not worth the trip. If you are walking around Lake Harriet and are seeking a visual distraction, then its ok ... and just ok. This is definitely not a destination. You can find more roses at your local garden store.

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HAM LAKE
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

There are larger rose gardens in the U.S. but this is a fine place to casually observe the beauty of many fine roses. Combine it with a Lake Harriet outing (across the parkway) for exercise or for concert-going. Stop and smell the roses!

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