We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Rose Garden at Mesa Community College

Review Highlights
Landscape Architect

The garden is pruned so there are lots of canes but few roses. The roses will be in full bloom... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Rose Garden at Mesa Community College Fall Bloom

The Roses are rapidly recovering from the Summer heat. The middle of October through December they... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2018
via mobile
Read all 69 reviews
All photos (44)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
Designed by landscape architect LeRoy Brady, the Desert Southwest's largest rose garden, where nearly 8000 rose bushes bloom in the desert. Take time to smell the roses by taking a stroll through The Garden and view its tremendous number of vibrant...more
1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85202-4822
+1 480-461-7022
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Mesa
from $23.00
More Info
from $14.00
More Info
from $50.00
More Info
from $23.00
More Info
Reviews (69)
Filter reviews
69 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews southern ave full bloom stop and smell the roses gorgeous roses easter weekend stroll dobson flourish march az nature
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 69 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The garden is pruned so there are lots of canes but few roses. The roses will be in full bloom last half of March into April and May with all 9,000 in full bloom.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank LeRoyB88
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

The Roses are rapidly recovering from the Summer heat. The middle of October through December they will be at their best. There are nearly 10,000 Roses with several hundred varieties in all the beautiful rose coolers and types of blooms!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank LeRoyB88
Reviewed August 10, 2018

The roses are so beautiful and they smell heavenly! This is a lovely campus, and they maintain the Rose Garden well. We love to stop by when we are in the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank mmrwc
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Photographer's delight whether doing images of roses or using the garden as a backdrop to family photographs... the hot months of July and August blossoming slows down... but it is a joy to see.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank ACampbell104
Reviewed April 25, 2018

If you are ever in the vicinity of Mesa Community College (at Southern Ave and Dobson Rd in Mesa, AZ), you should stop by its Rose Garden, a haven for lovers of roses, their magical variety, fragrant appeal, and delicate nature. It's on the edge...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lutfi H
Reviewed April 23, 2018

Even if you are not a rose lover you will enjoy your visit to this rose garden. There are over 9000 rose bushes with more varieties of rose than you could possibly imagine. The gardens are well tended and make a nice place to visit....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Robvangils
Reviewed April 13, 2018

Love the freebies - and this was so nice - pretty colors, lovely birds as well, we saw a few hummingbirds, - however, PLEASE NOTE - on Wednesdays they flood the roses and you are not able to walk near them...it really wasn't a big...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Lynda B
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

A free public park that you can stroll around, sit and visit and just enjoy the flowers. Interesting to see the varieties names for Marilyn Monroe, Judy Garland, Julia Childs and others. We were there over Easter weekend and still plenty of blooms.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank SusanneH46
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Beautiful fragrance and sight. This little oasis of a garden is a hidden gem in the center of a busy city.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank SalmaDutt
Reviewed October 21, 2017

The Rose Garden at Mesa Community College is in spectacular fall, cool season bloom ! It has not been exciting during the hot summer months, but the flowers, (over 9,000 bushes) are as fabulous as they were in the spring bloom ! One of the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank 989emmettm
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 58 nearby hotels
Budget Suites of America - Mesa
15 reviews
.47 miles away
Extended Stay America - Phoenix - Mesa - West
26 reviews
.66 miles away
Dobson Ranch Inn and Suites
10 reviews
.69 miles away
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Tempe/Mesa/Phoenix Area
805 reviews
1.06 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,108 nearby restaurants
Oregano's Pizza Bistro
139 reviews
.21 miles away
Hodori Restaurant
32 reviews
.25 miles away
Pita Jungle
39 reviews
.04 miles away
Village Inn
51 reviews
.15 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 140 nearby attractions
Feed My Starving Children
12 reviews
.86 miles away
Brunswick Zone
8 reviews
.14 miles away
National Comedy Theatre (NCT)
19 reviews
.49 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Mabel P
August 14, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from ACampbell104 | Reviewed this property |
Daylight hours... it is outside, no gate. The only concern would be to park in visitors spaces since this is a campus. Weekends the campus is quiet, so less concern about where to park. Going to the garden's website is very... More
January 14, 2017|
Response from sallen1079 |
Their website says April/May/June + October/November/December are the best months to see blooming roses here in the Valley of the Sun. Enjoy!