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Inez Grant Parker Memorial Rose Garden

South of Park Boulevard footbridge, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101
619 239 4746
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Ranked #67 of 192 Attractions in San Diego
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
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RI
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We visited in October and I was surprised to find most of the roses in bloom. As an avid gardener, I appreciated the huge variety, and the pleasant scents all around. Yes I did stop and smell each and every variety. The garden is very well tended, and I did not note any sign of pests or disease. If I... More 

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Stigler, OK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This rose garden isn't as big as some of the others that I have visited, but it had some of the healthiest roses I've ever seen. It also had a great variety of roses and was well cared for.

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Nashville
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Loved this beautiful display of Roses. Hubby and I got our picture taken here to put on this years Christmas Cards. Someone has really worked to make this display beautiful. If I was close - I would volunteer. Make this a stop if you love plants and Roses!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

spectacular Rose garden and an amazing cactus garden with hundreds of varieties. If you find yourself in the downtown San Diego area you most Definitely should not pass up the opportunity to visit the fantastic colors of the roses in bloom or the fascinating cacti in there natural habitat.

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Rehoboth, Massachusetts
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57 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

After visiting the San Diego Zoo and waiting for my ride to pick us up (we didn't rent a car) so I decided to take a walk around Balboa Park and headed to the Rose Garden. It's a nice place for a leisurely stroll and a nice place to sit in the shade and relax after all the walking we... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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70 reviews 70 reviews
21 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

I live near this garden so frequently walk through it and imagine myself in a magical garden. It is one of my very favorite San Diego spots. Go when you need to be in a calm place. Go when you need some beauty in your life. Go when you need a thinking place. Just go.

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Brussels, Belgium
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144 reviews 144 reviews
62 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

It is a nice walk before the opening of the museums, after you visit the desert garden, but March is not the time for roses. The garden is free.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012 via mobile

Visit the Rose Garden in the morning to start you day at Balboa Park. The roses smell best under the early morning sun and the garden is quiet. The garden is located across Park Street from the Science museum and easy parking can be found right on Park street. Like almost all gardens in Balboa park, the rose garden is... More 

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La Mesa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

Take time to wander through the Rose Garden , go in the morning the roses smell better then, its a little piece of heaven.

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