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Address: Riverforks Park, Roseburg, OR
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A real gem

This a beautiful garden year round maintained by volunteers from the Master Gardeners program. The place just gets more beautiful every year~

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

This a beautiful garden year round maintained by volunteers from the Master Gardeners program. The place just gets more beautiful every year~

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Thank dutchy06
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

This garden is located approximately 5 miles outside city limits. The garden is lovingly maintained and includes several benches and garden rooms to sit and relax. The children's garden is an inspiration with a secret sitting area tucked under the canopy of a flowering cherry. It's free therapy!

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Thank Eloisawill
Vancouver, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

What a great little gem! Took our grandson early in the morning and it was quiet, well maintained and we loved the visit. Lots of interesting little metal sculptures, glass balls, benches as well as a vegetable garden learning center. Great place for the whole family!

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Thank TrvlTheWorld2
Roseburg, Oregon
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44 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This garden has many little nooks for sitting and just enjoying the lovely setting. The gardens are well maintained and usually there are volunteers in the gardens working and talking to guests. It is a very safe place for children with a garden area specifically set up for children. Of course it is especially beautiful at different times of the... More 

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1 Thank Sandi P
Sutherlin, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Roseburg, Oregon has a hidden gem that many people don't know about. The Douglas County Master Gardeners have designed and created the most wonderful garden that has a variety of mini-gardens to delight just about anyone. Some examples include an interactive children's area, a Japanese garden, a butterfly garden and a vermicomposting area that explains how plants and worms work... More 

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2 Thank KD1320
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This garden is a treat for all seasons, but of course between the months of May and October it's at its best. There is a garden for everyone here waiting for you to discover: Japanese garden; Children's Garden; Xeriscape Garden; Composting; Worm Bins; and much much more.

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1 Thank Nathan B
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192 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

this is a lovely little garden. very beautiful and peaceful to stroll through or just sit and look. its totally free and has a large variety of plants/flowers with informative signs. the volunteers keep it up really well, are friendly, and always willing to share info. check it out!

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2 Thank Gabrandall
Sutherlin, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Nice garden & a welcome addition to the area. Kudos to those who put this together. However, our very first visit at 2:30 on a Sunday in September did not go well. We were chased away by the grounds keeper. She came in, easily seeing we were there, and turned on all the sprinklers. It's really difficult to walk through... More 

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4 Thank Ed W W
Eugene, Oregon
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119 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

If you like to garden, this is the place to visit. It is beautifully laid out and well labored for educational purposes and ther is also a children's garden .

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2 Thank Wine76
Florence, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Enjoyed a walk through this small venue developed by master gardeners. Flowers, trees, shrubs, a Japanese Garden, and a children's area are featured within this small venue. We enjoyed a stroll and it's only a few minutes from I-5's exit 125.

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