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Inez Grant Parker Memorial Rose Garden

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Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

Went in Dec, not as many blooms as the last time i came in april but thats how these things go. I was still able to get some really pretty photos, i went out to get some fresh air and try out my new lens...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank courtneyf522
Reviewed November 1, 2018

There are thousands of roses, all clearly labeled with name and type. Many beds are raised so you can easily see and smell the blooms. The gardens are clean and neat, and show an exceptional level of care.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Balboa Park in San Diego has so much to offer. One "Can't Miss" attraction is Inez Grant Parker Memorial Rose Garden. It is not a large rose garden, but it is lovely. There is quite a variety of roses to see and admire. There is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

This rose garden has to be one of the most beautiful and well maintained rose gardens I I have ever seen. Hundreds and hundreds of roses, arranged In very interesting color combinations. I have worked at the Elizabeth Park rose garden, as a volunteer, and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jer b
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I was wondering around the park and happened across the Rose Garden. And I am so glad I did. The roses were breathtaking. There were some bees making their rounds, but they were more focused on the pollen than the people walking around (still, be...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jen S
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

The Inez Grant Parker Memorial Rose Garden is beautiful when the roses are in bloom. It smells amazing in the area and makes for gorgeous photos as a backdrop. There is a nice variety of roses in the garden from classic to english to hybrids....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed February 5, 2018

San Diego Inez Grant Parker Memorial Rose Garden displays approximately 1,600 roses of more than 130 varieties on a three acre site in Balboa Park. The Garden has beautiful fragrances and colors even when not in peak season. In my opinion it is worth the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank LouisM565
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Awesome- free place to go, we found parking close by. Bus stop right there , benches to sit on, shade area to sit . Nice place, friendly , sweet spot.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank micha22
Reviewed November 6, 2017

As a devotee of roses this was a real treat for me as I came across roses I had never seen before and the aroma in the garden is a real extra bonus.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed September 23, 2017

Need a brief respite from your busy world or do you simply love the beauty and fragrance of roses? Either way, you'll enjoy a visit to this rose garden. Even in early September, there were masses of roses in bloom--just beautiful. Perhaps even more enticing,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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