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Its nice, its free and has a few areas to picnic under trees

It's small but since it's free and parking is easy on the street nearby... make it part of your... read more

Reviewed December 5, 2018

We visited this rose garden rather late in the season so there really wasn't much to see, but in... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
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Taylor and Spring Sts., San Jose, CA
+1 408-298-7657
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Reviewed July 3, 2019

The homeless have distroyed the thought of going there . I drove by there last month and my husband and I both thought it did not look so great anymore . The creek is just right there and the empty streets across the street where...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Debra R
Reviewed May 31, 2019

Would you like to visit an abandoned field full of weeds and some unattended unattractive rose bushes, wilted flowers on a few stems? Check the photos I uploaded if you doubt (visit May 30, 2019). Not pictured are the numerous semi-permanent encampments full of apparent...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 25, 2019

We went there on April 10th, the garden was not blooming. The public restrooms was separated at two different corner, male and female. Why?

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank lovechat
Reviewed April 19, 2019

I was disappointed, no flowers, but was off-season and the neighborhood did not look safe for me to walk alone.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank graciane2010
Reviewed December 5, 2018

It's small but since it's free and parking is easy on the street nearby... make it part of your visit. Wheelchair accessible and remember, its' seasonal.... roses are brightest at different times of the year.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rob19321
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

We visited this rose garden rather late in the season so there really wasn't much to see, but in season, it must be truly amazing.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank califcasl
Reviewed September 19, 2018

This park is FREE! A great place for a picnic, sitting in the sun or shade to read a book, or taking a stroll through the fabulous rows of roses.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Stefani1220
Reviewed August 25, 2018

The rose garden and the adjoining heritage orchard are very, very special, as it the river trail. However, the City of San Jose is not taking care of this area, or of another park we visited (Kelley Park, which houses the Japanese Garden). And apparently...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank jabberspot
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Went there with friends walk. It was beautiful and relaxing. You can smell the different rose aromas.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank L1201AAlindag
Reviewed June 19, 2018

The Master Gardeners organized this event in Spring. It was so much fun meeting with like-minded folk who dedicate their time to beautifying Silicon Valley. But after 2 hours in the sun I had to call it a day - tiring!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sateesh L
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April 23, 2018|
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Response from Jill P | Property representative |
Late April and most of May is best. Before the first heat wave.
June 25, 2016|
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Response from GrannyGo55 | Reviewed this property |
You can drive around the airport, left on Coleman Ave, then Left on W Taylor - or faster to exit onto highway 87 South (Guadalupe Pkwy). Right on W Taylor St exit. Gardens will to your left. The first garden is Guadalupe... More
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November 1, 2015|
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Response from Jill P | Property representative |
Japantown is just over the Hwy 87 Bridge. Lots of great lunch places there.