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Relaxation

i have been there many times...just for a quiet walk, or to take pictures . We have taken guests... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SeadogsLady
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Sedalia, Colorado
Peaceful gardens, well maintained.

These gardens are perfectly manicured and beautifully maintained. During the summer, there are many... read more

Reviewed January 31, 2019
marialovestofly
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i have been there many times...just for a quiet walk, or to take pictures . We have taken guests there when we can. it is a BEAUTIFUL area!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SeadogsLady
Reviewed January 31, 2019

These gardens are perfectly manicured and beautifully maintained. During the summer, there are many bright and colorful varieties of blooms. It might seem small, but there are many varieties to enjoy and all the trees provide great shade.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank marialovestofly
Reviewed January 15, 2019

This is an outstanding place to visit. We didn't know there was so many different plants used in landscaping. The employees certainly have an added beneift working for Shelter Insurance. The fish pond adds so much to the area as well and the old school...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Errol_2010
Reviewed January 5, 2019

We've visited this site many times, as a couple and as a family. It's a hidden gem, tucked into the middle of the city and kept up by Shelter Insurance, as I understand. The gardens and water features are beautiful and serene. There is a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jac674
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Public garden with water features and fishpool; watch out for wedding parties and photo shoots. Plantings are nice but generally not integrated into the landscape, and often seem in-progress. Paths are accessible and low-effort,and the nature garden can be enjoyed in an hour. Kids love...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

I love the great swathes of Joe Pye weed, echinacea, and other natives. This is a great place to get ideas to make a romantic-style garden suited to the Midwest.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank saria732
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Just take a stroll on paved areas to see plants of all sorts. I have brought visitors to site and they always enjoyed it. Certain times, usually in the fall, there are bands that come in on Sundays and are enjoyable to here.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Glwf
Reviewed August 27, 2018

When you walk through the gate, you are transported somewhere else. The grounds are immaculately kept and the walking path offers permission to stroll and smell the roses and everything else. It is truly a peaceful place to reflect and recenter.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank rachaelk05
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Very nice place to take special activities pictures, It has a very good parking area and also it is free...

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Alex S
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful park. My family took wedding pictures here. This is a perfect romantic and relaxing park.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Depending on whether severe weather conditions come early, the area is always very nice for a pleasant stroll. Most flowering plants will not be blooming but there are some evergreen areas. Perhaps this would not be a good... More
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