Mission Oaks Gardens
Mission Oaks Gardens
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Hatzlacha
Virginia866 contributions
Jul 2020
I was pleasantly impressed by the extent and quite excellent care this garden exhibited. It definitely seems a bit out of the way, which is nice as there wasn’t anyone else there. They have a couple park benches along the path which were very relaxing just to stop and take in nature. Strange as it may sound, it was nice just breathing in the smell of the pine. Really great job keeping this up!
Written July 29, 2020
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Kate A
3 contributions
Aug 2019 • Solo
Wonderful, well kept garden with nice parking area, benches and short trails. Great place to take pictures or a quick sack lunch. Zanesville's best kept secret!!
Written February 13, 2020
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glndawtch
Canton, OH36 contributions
Jun 2015 • Family
I took my two boys, ages 7 and 9, and totally enjoyed the trails and gardens. We ran into a dog, and found out that she belongs to the gardens, but is old and has arthritis, and her name is Josie. We only knew this as I thought she was lost, and actually ran into the owner of the gardens, and he told me her story. Even though part of the garden is usually closed on Monday (we were there on a Monday), the owner allowed us to go wherever we wanted, and it was fascinating:-) The sad part is that so many people in the Zanesville area didn't even know it existed! There is a special part of the gardens that have Confir Trees, and the most gorgeous waterfall, and they are adding a children's garden and an ampitheater...
Written July 11, 2015
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Shannon R
Hampton9 contributions
Jun 2022
We visited a day or two after a long rain and it was still rather muddy. This is not the easiest place to walk. Much of it is on a pair of hills. The path to the faerie garden does not drain so well. There's a little pond which was pretty and several places to sit down and look over the hill. Not by any means a vast collection of exotic plants. This is no metro botanical garden, but more of a community garden maintained by an all volunteer crew.
Written October 30, 2022
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gellato
31 contributions
Apr 2016 • Couples
We took a day trip to discover Zanesville and this was one of our stops. It was early spring so there were some tulips and daffodils in bloom. The trees were just starting to bloom and Bud out. It is a very relaxing environment hidden in a lovely residential area of Zanesville. You can spend an hour strolling the grounds.

We will probably return later in the season to see things at their peak.

Did I mention it is free!!!
Written April 23, 2016
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Charles S
Nashport, OH45 contributions
Apr 2016 • Couples
Great little park to visit has a small water fall and pond. Has a nice walking trail not a long one, but it goes thur flower gardens and different plants. A lot of plants are marked for what they are. A nice peaceful sitting
Written April 18, 2016
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TwoTripTakers
Toronto, OH151 contributions
Aug 2015 • Couples
If fairies were real, this Is where they'd vacation! These gardens are a true hidden gem in this area. My husband and I visited in August in the middle of the day, in the middle of the week. We were the only ones there. It was thoroughly enchanting.

As you enter the gardens, there is a post that has a small container with pamphlets in it; take one, they're free. Inside the pamphlet is a map of the garden areas. The flowers, shrubs and trees have tiny name markers in the ground under them if you're curious as to what they are. The paths meander through both open areas and a bit of trees. There is a delightful gazebo that is so unique, all the spindles of the railing still have the bark on them. Very cool. This place restored my soul. I am hoping to return next year in late spring to see different flowers in bloom. Well worth seeking out and visiting! It would be a lovely place to take small children to give them a sense of woodland wonder and whimsy.
Written October 14, 2015
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clsmith335
Zanesville, OH161 contributions
Aug 2014 • Friends
What a way to spend a nice day out walking the trails, seeing all the beautiful flowers, shrubs and trees. You can have a picnic there around the gardens. I lived here in Zanesville for several years before I even heard about it. It seems like it's the best kept secret. I went with a group and not sure if there was a fee or if it is donation.
Written June 24, 2015
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st8dthere2
New Albany, OH57 contributions
Jul 2020
This botanical garden is a bit different in that it's build on a hill mostly and right in a neighborhood. Not very large but it does have some cool features like the conifer garden. also the woodland garden is nice and serene.
Written July 26, 2020
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patricia v
Glenford, OH56 contributions
Jul 2019 • Friends
Mission Oaks is a hidden gem in Zanesville. The gardens are beautiful any time of year. There are nice walking paths, places to sit and most of the plants are labeled.

The pond and waterfall area is interesting since it has many unusual trees there. Plan to go during the different seasons as the gardens are always changing.

You won’t be disappointed.
Written July 11, 2019
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