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Whetstone Park / Park of Roses

Address: 3923 N High St, Columbus, OH 43214
Phone Number: 614-645-3217
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Ranked #10 of 53 Attractions in Columbus
Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
Owner description: One of the largest municipal rose gardens in the U.S., this 13-acre park features more than 11,000...
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Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
Owner description: One of the largest municipal rose gardens in the U.S., this 13-acre park features more than 11,000 gorgeous rose bushes and specialized gardens for herbs, daffodils and perennials.

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Columbus, OH
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134 reviews 134 reviews
23 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We attend our grandson's soccer games here in the fall. There is always a lot of people out walking dogs and such. Can get crowded in good weather but a very nice park in Clintonville, right off High Street.

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Columbus, Ohio
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

If you are a flower lover you will enjoy this park. The best time to see the roses is during the rose show when the flowers are at their peek. Lots of parking and easy walking.

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New Albany, Ohio
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

A large and free public park with 12,000 rose plants - all labeled! What a relaxing joy to visit, especially on a nice day! The sights and aromas are delightful.

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Columbus, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This place has a special place for me in my heart. My grandmother spoke fondly of the gardens and my mother took us here as children. So going back as an adult (after being out of the state for many years) really brought a warm place to my heart. It is a place that allows for meditation as it is... More 

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Reynoldsburg, Ohio, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
31 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Absolutely fantastic when the hundreds of rose bushes are in bloom, but fun place to stroll regardless.

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Columbus, Ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

If you in to seeing all the roses in their glory you have to come when the real beauty of this park is in full bloom. Concerts in the park are always a pleasure to enjoy throughout the summer.

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Columbus, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The park is gorgeous in the Summer months and everyone from young children to senior citizens can enjoy the beauty of thousands of roses blooming. A great place for relaxing and enjoying the beauty.

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Columbus, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The grounds are simply beautiful. Even the children loved it. It's free and there are lots of places to sit and relax along the way.

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Columbus, Ohio
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82 reviews 82 reviews
43 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This is a beautiful and well maintained park. I've been to several rose parks and this is by far the nicest one. I live in Columbus and love to come visit this park from time to time.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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63 reviews 63 reviews
31 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We had seen this park about 35 years ago. During our recent visit to Columbus, we just had to go back. August is not the best time to view roses in the summer, but relatively cool weather had many of them quite nice. It is still the most impressive collection of its kind.

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