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Beautiful way to spend a few hours!

The gardens were absolutely gorgeous in early August. What a wonderful walk through to see flowers... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Loveland, Colorado
So Beautiful....Great Place to walk around and stretch your legs

This was a stop on a road trip. I was looking for places to stop that had activities so we could... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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1455 Palmer Dr, Janesville, WI 53545-5215
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The gardens were absolutely gorgeous in early August. What a wonderful walk through to see flowers and plants in bloom and to learn about new plants. An excellent job is done to keep walks clean, and this is great for people who may have difficulty...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a stop on a road trip. I was looking for places to stop that had activities so we could stretch our legs. The Rotary Botanical Garden did not disappoint. All the flowers were so beautiful and the ponds were equally as beautiful. this...More

1  Thank Cassandra R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is beyond beautiful. So many flowers of all countries..its breathtaking. Highly recommend it. Conveniently located off I-90/39 in the city of parks Janesville, WI

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for a lazy walk through the garden. Lots of plants that are meticulously taken care of. We enjoyed the water that captures the real diversity of the garden.

1  Thank Mike S
Reviewed August 17, 2018

I have been here 3 times now even though it is about an hour and 15 minutes drive from my house. This place is amazing! The flowers are spectacular and the grounds are laid out in a way that is very interesting. Kudos to the...More

1  Thank Karen N
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We were visiting Wisconsin from Virginia for the state fair and needed a quiet respite from the fair activity. We were thrilled with our visit to Rotary Botanical Gardens. I was not expecting much but Rotary Gardens FAR exceeded our expectation. We've been to gardens...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

They have 5 beautiful gardens for you to pick from for your wedding. Each is unique and beautiful! You can't go wrong with any of the gardens.

Thank Deb C
Reviewed July 30, 2018

We were in Janesville area and had a chance to stop at one of our favorite places. The flowers from the front garden right through the rest of the garden were in full bloom and looked awesome. The new wellness garden is worth the price...More

Thank Ron W
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful place in the little city of Janesville,WI they have one of the nicest Botanical Gardens I have ever seen and I have seen them in at least half the states of our great country. Describing all the different garden displays they have...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed July 15, 2018

If you or someone in your family enjoys flowers, nature or Japanese gardens it is worth traveling to Janesville to see the amazing Rotary Gardens. My wife had wanted to do this visit for a long time. I was so happy I agreed to go!...More

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May 23, 2017|
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Response from Ron W | Reviewed this property |
There are many places to sit throughout the gardens as well as some seating inside the building near the Cottage Garden Gallery gift shop. Most paths are level and easy to navigate. Admission is $7.00 unless you are a member... More
Joan D
October 2, 2016|
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Response from threegirlsmomWI | Reviewed this property |
No. Unless it is a service animal.
March 1, 2015|
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Response from Waterbabyme63 | Property representative |
Yes, we are open year-round. Thank you for asking.